Los Angeles favored by 158 against San Diego on Thursday
Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Odds
The San Diego Padres will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Los Angeles Dodgers invade PETCO Park on Thursday.
The Padres will turn to Jason Marquis and his 0-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Dodgers send Zack Greinke (1-0) to the hill.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Padres as +158 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
The Padres - Dodgers odds would favor the Padres if the lines were set according to our power ranks. San Diego is rated No. 7 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 13 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between San Diego and its National League No. 11-rated batting order, averaging 3.2 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 12 lineup of the Dodgers at 3 runs per outing.
Defensively, Los Angeles features the National League's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 6 runs per game. San Diego, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the National League at home, scoring 6 runs per game.
The Dodgers were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Padres. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -122 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Dodgers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Eric Stults and the Padres 4-3 on Wednesday at PETCO Park.
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Arizona are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Dodgers at Padres trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 13 of San Diego's last 18 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
San Diego is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers at Arizona, Friday, April 12
San Diego home to Colorado, Friday, April 12