San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers Preview
Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Odds
Los Angeles pays a visit to San Diego on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Padres bats in baseball action at PETCO Park.
Stephen Fife gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Dodgers on this day; he's 1-2 on the season. The Padres, meanwhile, will counter with Jason Marquis, who will be looking to improve on his 9-2 mark.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 7-rated Dodgers taking on the National League's No. 13-rated Padres in this contest.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Dodgers rank No. 8 in the National League at 8.5 hits per game. That compares with San Diego’s No. 7 ranking in that category.
San Diego owns the National League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' National League No. 8-rated defense.
The Dodgers were a 6-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +132 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Dodgers didn’t allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out New York 6-0 on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
San Diego lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Giants on June 19. Bettors who backed the Giants at -156 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. San Diego didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-2 to San Francisco on Wednesday at AT&T Park.
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 4-3
After a win are 3-7
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After playing San Francisco are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4
A few Dodgers at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing San Diego
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Dodgers' last 9 games
LA Dodgers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing San Diego
San Diego is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
San Diego is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
San Diego is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers at San Diego, Friday, June 21