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Washington Nationals vs San Diego Padres MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The San Diego Padres look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Washington Nationals arrive at PETCO Park on Sunday.

San Diego hands the ball to starter Drew Pomeranz in this one and he'll try to improve on his 5-7 mark on the year. Washington counters with Gio Gonzalez, who will try to quiet the fans and the Padres bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The San Diego Padres were listed as 119 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.5-3.6 win for the Nationals on Sunday. 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 sport a record of 28-42 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Nationals sit at 43-26 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs Washington injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 26 (San Diego Padres) and the No. 5 (Washington Nationals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Diego has baseball's No. 25-rated offensive output, at 8.17 hits per game. The Washington Nationals average 8.49 hits per game, good for No. 17 on the list.

San Diego owns the No. 26 defense, allowing 4.07 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Washington's No. 3-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

M Scherzer did his job in a losing cause last time out against San Diego, striking out 10 in a 7-3 loss on Saturday at PETCO Park.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • San Diego is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • San Diego is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games
  • San Diego is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Los Angeles, Monday, June 20th
San Diego at Baltimore, Tuesday, June 21st