Dodgers vs. Padres Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/22/2022

by | Apr 21, 2022

The San Diego Padres (9-5) will vie for their fifth straight victory when they host the Los Angeles Dodgers (9-3) on Friday at 9:40 PM ET. The Dodgers are listed as -160 favorites to stop the streak, while the Padres are +140 underdogs to keep their momentum. Los Angeles’ Julio Urias gets the start, and he’ll go against San Diego’s Nick Martinez.

Dodgers vs. Padres Spread and Betting Line

Dodgers vs Padres Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Dodgers -160 +140 8 -105 -115 -1.5 +105 -125

Computer Predictions for Dodgers vs. Padres

Our computer pick: San Diego Padres (+140) and Over (8)

Dodgers vs. Padres Game Info

  • Los Angeles Dodgers probable starting pitcher: Julio Urías
  • San Diego Padres probable starting pitcher: Nick Martinez
  • Game Day: Friday, April 22, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Stadium: PETCO Park

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Pitching Matchup

Urías Martinez
2 GS 2
0-1 W-L 0-1
3.86 ERA 4.50
7.0 IP 10.0
3 BB 5
5 SO 9

Dodgers Starter Julio Urías

  • The Dodgers will look to Urias (0-1) in his third start of the season.
  • His most recent appearance was on Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds, when the left-hander went five scoreless innings while allowing just one hit.
  • In two appearances this season, he has a 3.86 ERA and 6.4 strikeouts per nine innings, while opponents are batting .250 against him.
  • The opposing Padres offense has a collective .230 batting average, and is third in the league with 103 total hits and third in MLB action with 61 runs scored. It has the 13th-ranked slugging percentage (.369) and ranks eighth in home runs (12) in all of MLB.

Padres Starter Nick Martinez

  • The Padres will send Martinez to the mound for his third start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw five innings, giving up four earned runs while allowing seven hits against the Atlanta Braves.
  • He has pitched to a 4.50 ERA this season with 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 4.5 walks per nine across two games.
  • Martínez has started two games this season, and he’s lasted five or more innings two times. He averages 5.0 innings per appearance.
  • The Dodgers are batting .251 this season, sixth in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .402 (10th in the league) with 11 home runs.

Dodgers Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the Dodgers have won nine out of the 12 games, or 75%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Los Angeles is 7-1 this season when entering a game favored by -160 or more on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 61.5% chance of a victory for the Dodgers.
  • Games involving Los Angeles have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in four of 12 chances this season.
  • The Dodgers are 9-3-0 against the spread this season.

Padres Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Padres have been victorious in one of the three contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This is the worst odds of a win that sportsbooks have given San Diego this season with a +140 moneyline set for this game.
  • The Padres have an implied victory probability of 41.7% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • San Diego and their opponents have gone over in four of their 14 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Padres are 9-5-0 against the spread in their 14 games that had a posted line this season.

Dodgers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Freddie Freeman paces the Dodgers with two home runs while putting up a team-high batting average of .333.
  • Among all MLB hitters, Freeman is 17th in batting average, 28th in on-base percentage, and 32nd in slugging.
  • Freeman has collected a hit in three straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .421 with two home runs, two walks and seven RBI.
  • Gavin Lux has a double, a triple, a home run and seven walks while batting .276.
  • Lux has five games in a row with at least one hit. During his last five outings he is hitting .167 with a triple and five walks.
  • Trea Turner has accumulated a team-high 10 runs batted in.
  • Turner will look to build on his five-game hitting in this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .278 with a double, a home run, two walks and five RBI.
  • Cody Bellinger’s two home runs lead his team.
Freddie Freeman 12 .333 .400 .521 2 7 16
Gavin Lux 10 .276 .405 .483 1 5 8
Trea Turner 12 .292 .327 .417 1 10 14
Cody Bellinger 12 .279 .354 .535 2 4 12
Will Smith 9 .233 .324 .400 1 7 7

Padres Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Manny Machado has five doubles, three home runs and six walks while hitting .358.
  • Machado is 12th in home runs and eighth in RBI among all hitters in the big leagues.
  • Jurickson Profar been a consistent power bat this season, as he paces his team with four home runs and 11 RBI.
  • Profar is currently fifth in homers and fifth in RBI in the major leagues.
  • Austin Nola has a home run and three walks while batting .263.
  • Eric Hosmer leads the team in batting average with a mark of .378.
Manny Machado 14 .358 .433 .623 3 10 19
Jurickson Profar 13 .256 .388 .615 4 11 10
Austin Nola 11 .263 .333 .342 1 7 10
Eric Hosmer 12 .378 .404 .489 0 5 17
Jake Cronenworth 14 .174 .339 .239 0 5 8

Betting Tips for Dodgers vs. Padres

Our best bet is the Padres on the moneyline at +140 after taking a look at all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will over the total of 8 runs.

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