Stephen Strasburg Nationals at Home vs San Diego Padres in MLB Betting Odds Clash
The Washington Nationals will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the San Diego Padres pay a visit to Nationals Park.
Stephen Strasburg gets the call for the Washington Nationals and he will try to build on a 1-2 mark. In the other dugout, Robbie Erlin brings a 1-2 ledger to the game for the San Diego Padres as he tries to quiet the Nationals bats.
San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals Opening Odds and Betting Line
Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Washington Nationals as -219 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 6.5 at shops such as BetOnline.
Computer Prediction: San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.6-3.3 win for the Nationals. A 3.6-3.3 result in favor of the Nationals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Washington (12-11) will face the 11-12 Padres in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs San Diego injuries news.
The Washington Nationals vs San Diego Padres odds would favor the Nationals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Washington is rated No. 9 in the current Odds Shark poll, while San Diego is at No. 25.
How San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Washington Nationals No. 13-ranked scoring average of 4.26 runs per game, against a San Diego Padres offense rated No. 30 and scoring 2.78 runs per game. The Nationals have averaged 8.65 hits per game to date this season, more than the Padres hitters have managed (7.3 per nine innings).
San Diego brings the No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Nationals's No. 18-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Padres were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at +146 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. San Diego won a close affair on Thursday in their last outing, defeating Washington 4-3 in extra innings at Nationals Park.
Next Betting Matchups
San Diego at Washington, Saturday, April 26th