Padres vs. Dodgers Moneyline Bet

by | Sep 2, 2022 | mlb

San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers

Date: Friday September 2nd, 10:10 ET

Location: Dodger Stadium

TV: Bally Sports San Diego

Money Line: Padres +134 / Dodgers -160 (BAS - Offers discount odds every time you bet!)

Total Line: 7.5

STARTING PITCHING

San Diego: Yu Darvish (11-7, 3.41)
Los Angeles: Dustin May (1-1, 1.64)

Padres Projected Lineup

Trent Grisham CF
Ha-seong Kim SS
Josh Bell 1B
Juan Soto RF
Jake Cronenworth 2B
Manny Machado 3B
Austin Nola C
Brandon Drury 1B
Jurickson Profar LF
Yu Darvish P

Dodgers Projected Lineup

Gavin Lux 2B
Chris Taylor LF
Max Muncy 3B
Mookie Betts RF
Justin Turner 3B
Cody Bellinger CF
Will Smith C
Freddie Freeman 1B
Trea Turner SS
Dustin May P

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

San Diego Padres: 73-59-0 SU / OU 60-68-4 / Run Line W/L 58-74-0
Los Angeles Dodgers: 90-40-0 SU / OU 54-66-10 / Run Line W/L 80-50-0

The Los Angeles Dodgers host the San Diego Padres on Friday, September 2nd at Dodger Stadium. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 10:10 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Los Angeles as the favorite (-160), with an OU line set at 7.5.

Recent Form

In the San Diego Padres last game, they picked up a 5-4 win over the SF Giants. The SF Giants came up with 6 hits leading to 4 runs against San Diego’s pitchers. The Padres benefited from an offense that generated 5 runs on 9 hits. In the matchup, San Diego was favored at -155.0 on the moneyline. So far, the team has been the favorite in 99 of their games, winning at a rate of 56.9%. This game went over the posted over-under line of 7.5 runs. Games involving the Padres have stayed below the over-under line more than half of the time, at 60-68-4.

The Padres come into this game with a 4-1 record over their last 5 contests. Despite their recent success, their last 5 run margin comes in at -4. Their hot play has been driven by an offense that typically averages 4.43 runs per game. But, over this stretch, this figure has bumped up to 5.2. So far, San Diego has won over half of their 41 series played, going 21-14-6.

In Los Angeles’s last outing, they fell by a score of 5-3 to the Mets. Los Angeles’s pitching staff gave up 6 hits, leading to 5 runs for the Mets. At the plate, the Dodgers only came through for 3 runs on 6 hits. Los Angeles came away with a loss, despite being favored on the moneyline (-135.0). So far, the team has won 71.0% of the games in which they were favored. In terms of the over-under, the Dodgers and Mets combined to surpass the line of 7.5 runs. So far, Los Angeles has an over-under record of just 54-66-10.

In their last 5 games, the Dodgers have put together a record of 3-2. Their recent success is backed by an average scoring margin of +6 (last 5). Los Angeles has benefited from strong pitching, as their offense has slipped in their last 5 games, averaging just 3.8 runs per game. Their overall average sits at 5.34. On the season, Los Angeles has won more than half of their series, going 29-10-2.

Pitching Matchup

The San Diego Padres will send Yu Darvish to the mound with an overall record of 11-7. So far, Darvish has put together an ERA of 3.41. In his appearances leading up to today, he has lasted an average of 6.47 innings. Across his previous outings, opponents are batting 0.216 against Darvish. Darvish is giving up home runs at a rate similar to the league average, allowing 0.99 per 9 innings. Per game, Yu Darvish is averaging 6.38, on a strikeout percentage of 25.0%. In his previous outings, walks have been an issue, as Darvish is averaging 1.68 free passes per outing.

Los Angeles will roll with Dustin May (1-1) as their starter. Heading into the game, May has appeared in 2 contests, posting an ERA of just 1.64. On average, he pitches 5.5 innings per appearance. Hits have been hard to come by against the right-hander, as his batting average allowed is just 0.162. So far, he has yet to give up a home run. This includes a strikeout percentage of 32.0%. Throughout the season, May has avoided walking batters, allowing just 2.45 per contest.

San Diego vs Los Angeles History

Today’s matchup between the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers will be their 11th meeting of the season. Currently, Los Angeles is winning the season series 8-2. The over-under record in this series sits at 3-6. The average run total in these games is 8.21 runs per game. The averge scoring margin in these meetings is 4.3 runs. Dating back to last season, the Los Angeles picked up 12 wins compared to 7, taking the season series. In these 19 meetings, the two teams combined for an over-under record of 10-8. Last year, the Padres and Dodgers averaged 8.21 runs per game. On average, the winning team won by a margin of 2.84 runs per contest.

Betting Trends

  • Padres are 6-1 in their last 7 road games.
  • Padres are 11-2 in their last 13 games following an off day.
  • Dodgers are 42-11 in their last 53 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
  • Dodgers are 45-12 in their last 57 overall.

San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction

As the Padres and Dodgers kick off their weekend series, Los Angeles is the favorite to come away with the win. Even though Dustin May has just 2 outings under his belt this year, he has given up just 2 earned runs across 11 innings. Look for the Dodgers to continue their strong play over the Padres. I like Los Angeles on the moneyline.

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