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MLB Betting Line Favors the Milwaukee Brewers over the San Diego Padres

The Milwaukee Brewers will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the San Diego Padres invade Miller Park on Thursday.

The Milwaukee Brewers will turn to Jimmy Nelson and his 4-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the San Diego Padres send James Shields (1-5) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Milwaukee Brewers in this matchup found them as -135 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.7-2.5 win for the Brewers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Diego Padres vs Milwaukee Brewers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

14-20 Milwaukee battles the Padres, currently with a 15-20 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs San Diego injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Milwaukee Brewers at No. 27 and the San Diego Padres at No. 23 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Milwaukee Brewers No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4.59 runs per game, against a San Diego Padres offense rated No. 24 and scoring 3.74 runs per game. The Brewers have averaged 8.09 hits per game to date this season, more than the Padres hitters have managed (7.83 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Milwaukee has the No. 29-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Padres own the No. 18 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Padres didn't allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Chicago 1-0 on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.

W Chen fanned 12 Milwaukee batters in the team's last outing, leading the Marlins to a 3-2 victory over the Brewers at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • San Diego is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of San Diego's last 14 games on the road
  • San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Milwaukee's last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home
  • Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Diego
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Milwaukee's last 18 games when playing San Diego

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at Milwaukee, Friday, May 13th