Free MLB Pick: Padres vs. Nationals Odds
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2022 MLB Handicapping
(63-51) San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals (37-76)
Date: Sunday, August 14
Time: 01:05 PM ET
Venue: Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.
Projected Pitchers: Blake Snell vs. Paolo Espino
MLB Moneyline Odds: Padres -230, Nationals +195
MLB run line Betting Odds: Padres -1.5, Nationals +1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 9.0
The San Diego Padres and Washington Nationals face off on Sunday in an MLB game at Nationals Park. On Friay it was the Padres that were able to secure the 10-5 victory.
San Diego Padres
The Padres come into this game with a 64-51 record overall and they have gone 54-61 on the run line. The Padres offense hasn’t been as strong the last week but it finally did get going on Friday.
The Padres are averaging 4.47 runs while their pitching staff is giving up 4.09 runs per game. The offense is ranked 14th in the league while their pitching is ranked 10th in the league. The big news surrounding the Padres is Fernando Tatis Jr being suspended for PEDs.
On the mound for the Padres is Blake Snell who sits with a 4-6 record and an ERA of 3.98. In his last start against teh San Francisco Giants he went 5.2 innings giving up six hits and one run.
On the other side of this matchup is the Nationals who sit with a 37-27 record overall and they have gone 46-68 on the run line. On Friday the pitching staff really struggled and that led to the loss.
The Nationals are averaging 3.81 runs while their pitching staff is giving up 5.61 runs per game. The offense is ranked 26th in the league while their pitching staff is ranked 30th in the league. Nelson Cruz has hit eight home runs and driven in 53 RBIs.
On the mound for the Nationals is Paolo Espino who sits with an 0-4 record and an ERA of 4.04. In his last start against the Chicago Cubs he went five innings giving up six hits and one run.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
Padres are 9-0 in their last 9 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of less than .400.
Padres are 8-1 in their last 9 games vs. a right-handed starter.
Padres are 4-1 in their last 5 games as a favorite of -201 or greater.
Nationals are 1-11 in Espinos last 12 starts during game 3 of a series.
Padres are 1-10 in Snells last 11 starts following a team loss in their previous game.
Nationals are 2-15 in Espinos last 17 starts vs. a team with a winning record.
San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals MLB Prediction:
Runs are going to be hard to come by both teams and that is going to lead to this game being lower scoring. I expect both teams to score three runs or less and this game is staying under the total.
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