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April 9, 6:40 PM | GrassPETCO Park

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Odds

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The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between San Diego and Los Angeles on Tuesday, with the host Padres trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Josh Beckett, with a record of 0-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Dodgers, while the Padres trot Clayton Richard to the mound in this one. He is 0-1 so far in 2013.

View LA Dodgers vs San Diego Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
San Diego was a +125 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 7.

Power Rankings:
The Padres sit at No. 7 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Dodgers sit at a National League No. 13 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Diego's National League No. 13-ranked scoring average of 2.3 runs per game, against a Dodgers offense rated No. 10 and scoring 2.8 runs per game in the league. The Padres have averaged 6.7 hits per game to date this season, less than the Dodgers hitters have managed (7 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the National League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 0 runs per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 6-2 winner at home against the Pirates. Bettors on Los Angeles at -131 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Dodgers enjoyed a 6-2 victory at the expense of the Pirates on Sunday, with Hyun-Jin Ryu throwing 6 1/3 innings of 3-hit ball at Dodger Stadium.

San Diego lost its last outing, a 9-1 result against the Rockies on April 7. Bettors who backed the Rockies at -139 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. San Diego didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-1 to Colorado on Sunday at Coors Field.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Dodgers at Padres trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games when playing on the road against San Diego
LA Dodgers are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Dodgers' last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
San Diego is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home

Next up:
LA Dodgers at San Diego, Wednesday, April 10