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San Diego Padres Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Washington Nationals

MLB wagering interest swings to the Washington Nationals 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.

Travis Wood gets the call for the San Diego Padres and he will try to build on a 2-4 mark. In the other dugout, Stephen Strasburg brings a 10-3 ledger to the game for the Washington Nationals as he tries to quiet the Padres bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the San Diego Padres in this matchup found them as 188 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Nationals to win this game 3.4-2.5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs San Diego Padres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Diego Padres bring a 54-68 record to the battle against the 73-47 Nationals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs Washington injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the San Diego Padres rated this week at No. 20 and the Washington Nationals sitting at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits San Diego Padres No. 30-rated offense, averaging 3.83 runs per game, against a Washington Nationals defense that ranks No. 6 at 4.26 in runs allowed per game. The San Diego Padres have averaged 7.8 hits per game so far, less than Washington Nationals batters have averaged on the year (9.44 hits per game).

Defensively, Washington features the No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.3 runs per game. San Diego, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 at home, scoring 3.77 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Padres, a 7-1 final on Friday in support of M Grace at PETCO Park.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games
  • Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Diego's last 13 games
  • San Diego is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games at home
  • San Diego is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Diego's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at San Diego, Sunday, August 20th