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San Diego Padres at Philadelphia Phillies 5/17/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Philadelphia Phillies vs San Diego Padres Odds & Info

Game Philadelphia Phillies vs San Diego Padres
Date & Time Tuesday May 17, 2022, 6:45 PM (EDT)
Location
Citizens Bank Park Philadelphia, PA
Latest odds
PHI ; O/U
TV Channel
NBCSPH

The San Diego Padres open a three-game series on the road Tuesday against the Philadelphia Phillies. San Diego improved to 22-13 following its 7-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. San Diego scored four runs in the 11th inning with the help of an RBI-double by Ha-Seong Kim. San Diego defeated Atlanta in two of three games of their series and the Padres are tied for first in the National League West with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Manny Machado is batting .359 to lead San Diego and the third baseman has seven home runs, 46 hits and an on-base percentage of .443 to lead San Diego in each. First baseman Eric Hosmer is the leader in RBIs with 24. On Tuesday, the San Diego Padres will send Mike Clevinger to the mound. The right-hander is 0-0 with a 5.00 ERA, 10 Ks and 5 BBs.

Philadelphia dropped to 17-18 following its 5-4 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. Philadelphia won each of the first three games of its four-game series against the Dodgers but could not complete a sweep on Sunday, after losing by one-run. Philadelphia is second in the National League East, 5 ½ games behind the first-place New York Mets.

Third baseman Alec Bohm is batting .315 to lead Philadelphia, while right fielder Bryce Harper has 9 home runs, 27 RBIs and 40 hits to lead the Phillies in each. Second baseman Jean Segura is the leader in on-base percentage at .367. Philadelphia has not yet announced its starting pitcher for the opening game of their three-game series at home against San Diego.

Recent Betting Trends

  • San Diego is 12-6 in its last 18
  • The OVER has cashed in each of the Padres last 5
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 in its last 5
  • The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Phillies last 7

Free MLB Pick:

San Diego Padres

While the OVER is a solid choice, the play here is San Diego. The Padres have won 12 out of the last 18 overall and six out of the last eight against an opponent from the National League East. San Diego pitcher Mike Clevinger has pitched well in two outings allowing a combined five runs on 10 hits across nine innings, which resulted in San Diego winning both games. Final Score Prediction, San Diego Padres win 7-4.

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