Padres at Dodgers 5/14/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
MLB: 10:10 PM EST
May. 15, 2019
Latest Odds : LAD -150 Total 8
The San Diego Padres are set to visit Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California for a National League West clash against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Diego Padres come into this matchup with a 22-19 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent series finale against the Colorado Rockies, 10-7. Nick Margevicius received the starting nod for the San Diego Padres, and he struggled as he gave up 5 earned runs in 5 innings. Franmil Reyes had a solid game from the plate for the San Diego Padres as he contributed 1 HR and 3 RBIs.
The San Diego Padres are set to start Matt Strahm (1-2, 3.00 ERA) who had success in his latest start as he gave up 2 earned runs in 6.1 innings against the New York Mets. Matt Strahm had success in 4 appearances against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the 2018 season as he posted a 1.50 ERA.
The Los Angeles Dodgers come into this matchup with a 27-16 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after closing out their recent series against the Washington Nationals with a win, 6-0. Hyun-Jin Ryu received the starting nod for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and he had success as he went 8 scoreless innings while striking out 9 batters. Cody Seager had a big game from the plate for the Los Angeles Dodgers as he contributed 1 HR and 5 RBIs.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are set to start Kenta Maeda (4-2, 4.03 ERA) who had success in his latest start as he went 6 scoreless innings against the Washington Nationals. Kenta Maeda had success in 4 appearances against the San Diego Padres during the 2018 season as he went 2-0 with a 4.15 ERA.
Recent Betting Trends:
Padres are 10-23 in their last 33 during game 2 of a series.
Dodgers are 36-16 in their last 52 home games.
Over is 4-1 in Padres last 5 vs. National League West.
Under is 3-0-1 in Dodgers last 4 overall.
Free Betting Pick: San Diego Padres +140
The San Diego Padres have been a pleasant surprise this season as they look like a threat to steal a National League Wild Card berth. The San Diego Padres have a slight pitching advantage in this game as their young starter in Matt Strahm has been great this season as he is posting a 3.00 ERA. The San Diego Padres have upgraded their roster a significant amount from their previous years, and it has shown as Franmil Reyes and Manny Machado are having big seasons for the Padres. Final Score Prediction, San Diego Padres win 5-4.