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Los Angeles Dodgers Starter Alex Wood Out to Silence San Diego Padres Bats in MLB Contest

The Los Angeles Dodgers look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the San Diego Padres arrive at Dodger Stadium on Friday.

For the Los Angeles Dodgers, Alex Wood gets the ball, charged with keeping the San Diego Padres hitters off the base paths. He'll face Casey Kelly, 0-1 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Los Angeles Dodgers as -185 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.4-3.6 win for the Dodgers on Friday. 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

Los Angeles (88-70) will face the 74-85 Padres in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs San Diego injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 19-ranked Los Angeles Dodgers and the No. 26-rated San Diego Padres in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has baseball's No. 20-rated offensive output, at 8.31 hits per game. The San Diego Padres average 8.22 hits per game, good for No. 29 on the list.

Los Angeles owns the No. 2 defense, allowing 4.11 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Diego's No. 21-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Padres hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when I Kennedy struck out 11 batters in 3-1 victory on Thursday at PETCO Park.

The Dodgers enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Giants on Thursday, with Br Anderson throwing 7.2 innings of 4-hit ball at AT&T Park.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
  • San Diego is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Diego's last 10 games on the road
  • LA Dodgers is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • LA Dodgers is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home
  • LA Dodgers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • LA Dodgers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Diego

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at Los Angeles, Saturday, October 3rd