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San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The San Diego Padres will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Dodgers in Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

For the Los Angeles Dodgers, Zack Greinke gets the ball, charged with keeping the San Diego Padres hitters off the base paths. He'll face Andrew Cashner, 1-7 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Los Angeles was a -167 moneyline favorites 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 6.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.6-3.4 win for the Dodgers on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5.6-3.4 result in favor of the Dodgers today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Dodgers sport a record of 24-16 heading into this matchup, while the San Diego Padres sit at 20-22 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs San Diego injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 3 (Los Angeles Dodgers) and the No. 27 (San Diego Padres) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles Dodgers No. 5-rated offense, averaging 4.65 runs per game, against a San Diego Padres defense that ranks No. 27 at 4.74 in runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Dodgers have averaged 8.6 hits per game so far, more than San Diego Padres batters have averaged on the year (8.48 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Los Angeles has the No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Padres own the No. 27 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Diego didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Kyle Hendricks in a losing cause, 3-0, against Chicago on Thursday.

The Dodgers were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the San Francisco staff and losing 4-0 to the Giants on Thursday at AT&T Park.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games on the road
  • San Diego is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 10 games when playing LA Dodgers
  • LA Dodgers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of LA Dodgers's last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
  • LA Dodgers is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at Los Angeles, Saturday, May 23rd