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2021 MLB Handicapping
(61-59) Philadelphia Phillies vs. San Diego Padres (67-56)
Date: Friday, August 20th, 2021
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Petco Park, San Diego, CA
Projected Pitchers: Matt Moore (PHI) vs. Blake Snell (SD)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Phillies +190 Padres -250
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Phillies +1.5, Padres -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 8.5
The Phillies will be in San Diego to take on the Padres for game 1 Friday at 10:10 ET.
Matt Moore is going for the Phillies and Blake Snell gets the ball for the Padres.
These teams met back in July and the Phillies won 2 out of 3 games.
The Phillies have been and up and down team this year. They have yet to play really consistent baseball for a long stretch.
They are in 2nd place of the National League East with a record of 61-59. They trail the Braves by 3.5 games.
Philadelphia lost to the Diamondbacks 4-2 on Wednesday. So far, Arizona has taken the first 2 games of that series.
Ranger Suarez went 4.2 innings and allowed 3 earned runs on Wednesday.
Matt Moore is 2-3 with a 6.07 ERA. He was good in his last start when he went against the Reds. The left hander went 6 innings and did not allow an earned run. The Phillies won this game 6-1.
Pitching has not been a big strength of this team. They have an ERA of 4.42 which is 17th best in the majors.
Their offense has been good for the most part, but it has been quiet the last few games. The team is scoring 4.47 runs per game which is 16th best in baseball.
Philadelphia has hit 141 home runs which is 19th best in the majors.
San Diego Padres
The Padres have not been playing great as of late. August has not been a good month for them.
They find themselves in 3rd place of the National League West with a record of 67-56. They are 12 games behind the Giants.
San Diego lost 7-5 to the rockies on Wednesday. Colorado swept the 3 games series. In those games, the Padres scored 13 runs and allowed 20 runs.
Jake Arrieta went 3.1 innings and allowed 5 earned runs on Wednesday.
Blake Snell is 6-4 with an ERA of 4.80. His last start was against the Diamondbacks where he went 5 innings and allowed 2 earned runs. Arizona won that game 3-2.
The pitching for this team has been pretty good for the most part. They have an ERA of 3.71 which is 8th best in the majors.
They have also been good when it comes to offense. The team is scoring 4.72 runs per game which is 10th best in the mlb.
San Diego has hit 147 home runs which is 16th best overall.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Phillies are 6-13 in their last 19 road games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Phillies are 1-4 in their last 5 games overall.
- Phillies are 1-4 in their last 5 games on grass.
- Phillies are 1-5 in their last 6 games vs. the National League West.
- Padres are 8-1 in their last 9 home games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Padres are 11-2 in their last 13 games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Padres are 5-1 in their last 6 home games following a road trip of 7 or more days.
- Padres are 22-9 in their last 31 Friday games.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. San Diego Padres MLB Prediction:
The Padres have not been playing great as of late, but I look for them to play better in this one.
San Diego is the better team and I feel they will show that on Friday. This team has played well at Petco Park this year and I look for that to continue.
Blake Snell is the better pitcher and I look for him to pitch better than Matt Moore in this one.
I will take the Padres on the moneyline here.
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