Padres vs Dodgers Odds & Pick – Game 2 Predictions

by | Last updated Oct 12, 2022 | mlb

San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Wednesday October 12th, 08:37 ET
Location: Dodger Stadium
Money Line: Padres +156 / Dodgers -190 (STOP wasting your hard earned money overpaying for MLB odds! Start laying LESS today at BetAnySports! Who doesn’t like to save money?)
Total Line: 7.5


San Diego: Yu Darvish (16-8, 3.1)
Los Angeles: Clayton Kershaw (12-3, 2.28)

Padres Projected Lineup

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

Dodgers Projected Lineup

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


San Diego Padres: 89-73-0 SU / OU 77-83-6 / Run Line W/L 75-91-0
Los Angeles Dodgers: 111-51-0 SU / OU 68-83-12 / Run Line W/L 98-65-0The Los Angeles Dodgers host the San Diego Padres on Wednesday, October 12th at Dodger Stadium. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 08:37 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Los Angeles as the favorite (-190), with an OU line set at 7.5.

Recent Form

San Diego heads into today’s action looking to rebound from a 5-3 loss to the LA Dodgers. On their way to giving up 5 runs, the Padres staff allowed 6 hits. With their 7 hits, the Padres could only muster 3 runs. San Diego’s loss came as the underdog, getting 205.0 on the moneyline. This game went over the posted over-under line of 7.5 runs. On the season, San Diego’s over-under record is 77-83-6.

Over the Padres’ last 5 contests, they have a record of just 2-3. In this rough stretch of games, the team’s run differential comes in at -1. In their last 5 contests, San Diego is averaging 4.0 runs per game, right in line with their season average of 4.36. So far, San Diego has won over half of their 53 series played, going 27-19-7.

Los Angeles is coming off a 2-run win over the Padres (5-3). For the game, the pitching staff held the Padres to 3 runs on 7 hits. In the victory, the Dodgers came up with 6 hits and 5 runs. Heading into action, Los Angeles was the favorite at -245.0. So far, the team has won 70.0% of the games in which they were favored. The Dodgers and Padres went over the run total line set at 7.5 runs. So far, Los Angeles has an over-under record of just 68-83-12.

In their last 5 contests, the Dodgers have just 2 wins, going 2-3. During this time, the team has a run differential of 0. The team’s offense is partly to blame for their recent slump, as they have averaged just 3.0 runs over their last 5 game. On the season, Los Angeles has won more than half of their series, going 38-10-3.

Pitching Matchup

The San Diego Padres will send Yu Darvish to the mound with an overall record of 16-8. Currently, Darvish has an ERA of just 3.1 while pitching an average of 6.47 innings per outing. Hits have been hard to come by against the right-hander, as his batting average allowed is just .207. Darvish is giving up home runs at a rate similar to the league average, allowing 1.02 per 9 innings. On the season, Yu Darvish has had no problem racking up strikeouts, posting a strikeout percentage of 26.0%. This includes a per-game average of 6.57 K’s per game. For the season, he has struggled with command averaging 1.71 walks per outing.

In today’s game, Los Angeles turns to starter Clayton Kershaw. For the year, he has a record of 12-3. In his previous outings, Kershaw has lasted an average of 5.73 innings, putting together an ERA of just 2.28. Hits have been hard to come by against the right-hander, as his batting average allowed is just .206. Home runs have not been an issue for Kershaw, as he is giving up just 0.71 per 9. Overall, Clayton Kershaw has struck out 28% of the batters he has faced. On average, he averages 6.23 K’s per game. For the season, he has struggled with command averaging 1.64 walks per outing.

San Diego vs Los Angeles History

For the season, the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers will be playing their 21st game of the season. Currently, Los Angeles is winning the season series 15-5. The over-under record in this series sits at 9-9. The average run total in these games is 8.21 runs per game. In these matchups, the average scoring differential sits at 4.3 runs.

Betting Trends

  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego’s last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego’s last 6 games on the road
  • LA Dodgers is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against San Diego
  • LA Dodgers is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing at home against San Diego

San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction

Heading into game 2 of this Divisional Round, the Dodgers are the heavy favorite on the moneyline. Although Yu Darvish threw the ball wall the last time he faced off against Los Angeles, look for Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers to take the 2-0 lead in the series. I like Los Angeles on the moneyline.

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