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San Diego Padres Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Los Angeles Dodgers

MLB wagering interest swings to the Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres battle on Saturday at PETCO Park as the Padres try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The San Diego Padres will rely on Cesar Vargas to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Alex Wood will be his counterpart for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Cesar Vargas is 0-2 this season, and Alex Wood is 1-3.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

San Diego was a 129 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.2-3.0 win for the Dodgers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

18-25 San Diego battles the Dodgers, currently with a 21-22 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the San Diego Padres at No. 23 and the Los Angeles Dodgers at No. 18 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Diego has baseball's No. 27-rated offensive output, at 7.53 hits per game. The Los Angeles Dodgers average 8.26 hits per game, good for No. 18 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and San Diego has the No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Dodgers were saddled with a loss last time out in S Kazmir's start, as they lost 7-6 against San Diego on Friday at PETCO Park.

Betting Trends
  • LA Dodgers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
  • LA Dodgers is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers's last 9 games on the road
  • San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
  • San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at San Diego, Sunday, May 22nd