Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction 4/13/2024

The San Diego Padres (8-8) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Dodgers (10-6) on Saturday, April 13th. This game will be played at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and televised on None. The Padres are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Dodgers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Dodgers. First pitch is set for 9:10 ET.

Padres vs Dodgers

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San Diego rallied for three runs in the 7th inning in the most recent game of this Padres vs Dodgers series. The Padres scored two runs in the 1st inning but didn’t score another run until putting up three in the top of the 7th, picking up an 8-7 win. Heading into the game, the Padres were at +167 on the money line.

Michael King started for the Padres, going five innings while giving up four runs and striking out four. Robert Suarez got the win out of the bullpen, and Alex Vesia took the loss for Los Angeles.

Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado each homered for the Padres, while Shohei Ohtani went deep for the Dodgers. Ohtani finished 3/5 with two runs scored and an RBI.

After evening their record at 8-8 with a win over the Dodgers in their most recent game, the Padres look to move two games above .500 today. The Padres are 2nd in the NL West, trailing the Dodgers by two games. So far, they have gone just 5-5 against other teams in the division.

At home, the Padres have a record of 5-6 compared to 3-2 on the road. San Diego is currently on a two-game winning streak, which came after losing three straight. This season, they are 5-5 as the favorite and 3-3 as the underdog.

San Diego is a perfect 5-0 against the run line on the road this season, and their average run margin in those games is +1.4. They are also 5-1 against the run line as an underdog, and their average run margin in those games is +3.8. Their overall run line record is 8-8, and their average run margin for the season is +0.4.

The San Diego Padres have gone over the total in their last two games, with a combined 15 runs scored in their most recent contest against the Dodgers. Their games have averaged 10.6 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 8-7. The average over/under line in their games has been 8 runs, and they have yet to play a game with a line set at 9 runs this season.

Matt Waldron Gets The Start For The Padres

Matt Waldron and the Padres will be on the road against the Dodgers today. In his first start of the season, Waldron took a loss against the Cardinals, giving up 4 earned runs in 4 innings. However, he bounced back in his last outing, giving up just 1 run in 5 1/3 innings vs. the Giants.

Padres Offense Breakdown

For the Padres, we have Xander Bogaerts projected to have the most hits on the team, with his total being the 15th highest in the league today. He also has the 3rd best odds on the team to hit a home run, with his odds being 14th best in the league. Fernando Tatis Jr. has the top odds to hit a home run for the Padres, with his odds being 11th best in the league. Manny Machado is 4th on the team in terms of total hits, but he has the top odds on the team to hit a home run, with his odds being 11th best in the league. Luis Campusano is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits, and his odds to hit a home run are 12th best in the league today.

With an overall record of 10-6, the Dodgers lead the NL West by 2 games heading into today’s matchup vs. the Padres. The Dodgers are on a two-game losing streak, losing the final two games of their series with the Twins. So far, they have gone 6-3 at home and 4-3 on the road.

Looking at their series record, the Dodgers have gone 4-1, and they are coming off losing the series to the Twins. In night games, the Dodgers have gone 7-2 this season.

The Dodgers have been a solid run line bet overall this season, as they are 7-9 against the run line. However, they have been slightly better on the road, going 4-3 against the run line compared to 3-6 at home. Their average run differential is +0.8 runs per game, and they have gone over the run line in two straight games as the favorite.

Los Angeles Dodgers games have gone over the over/under line in 11 of their 16 games this season. Their games have averaged a combined 10.2 runs per game, and their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs. Today’s over/under line is set at 9 runs.

Gavin Stone Gets The Start For The Dodgers

After a loss in his first start of the season, Gavin Stone will be on the mound for the Dodgers at home against the Padres. In his first start, Stone went 5 innings, giving up 3 earned runs and striking out 6. He did not factor into the decision in his first start of the year.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

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For the Dodgers, we have Shohei Ohtani as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits and home runs. His home run projection is the 5th best in the league today. Freddie Freeman is 15th in terms of total hits, and his home run projection is 13th in the league. Mookie Betts is 26th in terms of total hits, and his home run projection is 9th in the league.


Padres vs Dodgers Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Padres vs. Dodgers matchup is to take the Dodgers to pick up the win at home. However, with the money line payout for the Dodgers sitting at -194, we recommend taking the over, with the line being set at 9 runs.

If this one goes as we have it, the Dodgers will come out on top by a final score of 6-5. If you are looking for a starting pitcher to pick up a win, Gavin Stone has the fifth-best chances among all starters.

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