Oakland Athletics vs San Diego Padres MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Athletics vs San Diego Padres Prediction 6/11/2024

The Oakland Athletics (26-42) travel to face off against the San Diego Padres (35-35) on Tuesday, June 11th. This game will be played at PETCO Park in San Diego and televised on None. The Padres are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Athletics are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Padres. First pitch is set for 8:40 CT.

Athletics vs Padres

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San Diego cruised to an easy 6-1 win over the Athletics in the most recent game of this series. The Padres had a huge 3rd inning, scoring three of their six runs. As for the A’s, they scored their only run in the 4th. Heading into the game, the Padres were favored at -237 on the money line.

Dylan Cease pitched well for the Padres in this one, going six innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with eight strikeouts but issued one walk. Joey Estes got the start for the A’s, going five innings and giving up three earned runs.

At the plate, Jake Cronenworth and Fernando Tatis Jr. each homered for the Padres. Cronenworth, Jackson Merrill, Manny Machado, and Ha-Seong Kim each had two RBIs. Merrill had a three-hit game and scored a run.

With an overall record of 26-42, the Athletics are 5th in the AL West, trailing the Mariners by 12 games. The Athletics have lost three straight games, and they dropped the first game of this series vs. the Padres. So far, they are just 6-14 against other AL West teams.

At home, the Athletics are 15-20 this year, and they are 11-22 on the road. As the underdog, the Athletics are 20-40 this year, and they are 6-2 as the favorite. Oakland’s overall series record is 7-13-1, and they have dropped five straight series.

When the Athletics are on the road, they have a run line record of 16-17, and their average run differential is -1.6. They have lost two straight run line bets on the road, and they have failed to cover the run line in three straight games when they are favored. Overall, they are 32-36 on the run line this season.

When the Oakland Athletics are on the road, the over/under line is set at 8 runs. The A’s have an over/under record of 29-37 this season, with an average combined run average of 8.3 runs per game. When the line is set at 8 runs, they have an over/under record of 8-10-1. So far this season, 35.3% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs, while 36.8% have had lines set lower than 8 runs.

JP Sears Gets The Start For The Athletics

Left-hander JP Sears gets the start for the Athletics today as he faces the Padres on the road. Sears has made 13 starts this year and has a record of 4-5 to go along with a 3.93 ERA. Looking at his overall numbers, Sears has a WHIP of 1.09 and has allowed a total of eight home runs. One of his best outings of the year came on May 25th against the Astros, where he pitched six innings, gave up just one hit, and didn’t allow a run. In his last outing, Sears gave up two earned runs in six innings of work and took the loss. He has lost three straight starts.

Athletics Offense Breakdown

For the season, the Athletics are 29th in the league in runs per game at just 3.6. They have been even worse on the road, averaging only 3.1 runs per contest. Oakland does have a good team home run total and is batting .219 as a team, which is 21st in the league. Brent Rooker has been a bright spot in the lineup, as he is batting .269 with 13 homers, which is 9th best in the MLB. His 40 RBIs are 14th in the league.

Rooker comes into the game on a four-game hitting streak but is just 5/26 in his last seven games. Abraham Toro and Shea Langeliers are also near the top of the Athletics home run leaderboard, but Langeliers is batting just .199 for the season, and Toro is at .265.

San Diego will take on the Athletics with an even 35-35 record, and they are 7.5 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. The Padres are also 14-15 in divisional games this year. San Diego has gone 4-6 over their last 10 games and are 16-21 at home compared to 19-14 on the road.

So far, the Padres have been a .500 team both overall and as the favorite. As the favorite, the Padres are 22-22 and 13-13 as the underdog. San Diego’s overall series record is 12-8-3, and they are up 1-0 in the series vs. the Athletics.

The Padres have been a tough team to predict on the run line this season, as they have a winning record overall but have struggled to cover the run line at home. They have a positive run differential overall, but it is negative at home. They have been a much better bet on the run line as the underdog, covering at a 69% clip.

The Padres are at home against the Oakland Athletics today. The over/under line is set at 8 runs, which is right around their season average of 8 runs per game. The over/under record for the Padres this season is 35-34, and their games have averaged 8.7 runs per game. When the line is set at 8 runs, their record is 7-7-1. This season, 40% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 8 runs, while 38.6% have had lower lines.

Randy Vásquez Gets The Start For The Padres

Randy Vásquez is getting the start for the Padres today and is facing the Athletics at home. So far this season, he has made seven starts and has a record of 1-3 with an ERA of 5.40. Vásquez’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.47. In his 33 1/3 innings of work, he has turned in two quality starts and is averaging 5.67 strikeouts per nine innings. Vásquez most recently pitched on June 6th, where he went 6 2/3 innings, giving up three earned runs on six hits. He finished with a no-decision in that outing.

Padres Offense Breakdown

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Heading into today’s game, the Padres have the league’s top batting average at .262 and are also near the top of the league in terms of home runs. Overall, they are 9th in the league in runs per game at 4.5. The Padres have been even better on the road this season, averaging 5 runs per contest.

Not only do the Padres have the league’s top home run hitter in Fernando Tatis Jr., but they also have the league’s 2nd and 3rd best batting average hitters in Jurickson Profar and Luis Arraez. Over his last six games, Tatis Jr. has gone 11/26 with three homers and six runs scored. Tatis Jr. also has the team’s longest active hitting streak at 16 games.

Athletics vs Padres Prediction

There are a few ways you could look to bet on this game, but we are recommending that you take the Padres to win straight up, with the money line sitting at -160. We actually have the Padres winning this one 5-4, which means you could also look to take the over, as the line is sitting at 8 runs.

If you are looking at starting pitchers, Randy Vásquez is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which is good for ninth among starters. As for JP Sears, he is projected to finish with just four, which is fourth worst.

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