Dodgers vs. Padres Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/23/2022

by | Apr 23, 2022

Following a two-homer game last time out, Mookie Betts leads the Los Angeles Dodgers (10-3) into action as -119 favorites against the San Diego Padres (9-6). First pitch from PETCO Park at 8:40 PM ET on Saturday. Los Angeles’ Tyler Anderson gets the start, and he’ll go against San Diego’s Yu Darvish.

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 -119 -101 8 -102 -118 -1.5 +140 -165

Computer Predictions for Dodgers vs. Padres

Our computer pick: San Diego Padres (-101) and Over (8)

Dodgers vs. Padres Game Info

  • Los Angeles Dodgers probable starting pitcher: Tyler Anderson
  • San Diego Padres probable starting pitcher: Yu Darvish
  • Game Day: Saturday, April 23, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:40 PM ET
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Stadium: PETCO Park

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Pitching Matchup

Anderson Darvish
0 GS 3
1-0 W-L 1-1
2.25 ERA 6.28
8.0 IP 14.1
0 BB 6
8 SO 13

Dodgers Starter Tyler Anderson

  • Anderson makes his first start of the season for the Dodgers.
  • The 32-year-old lefty has pitched out of the bullpen two times this season.
  • He has a 2.25 ERA and 9 strikeouts per nine innings while opponents are hitting .143 against him over his two appearances this season.
  • The Padres have scored 62 total runs this season, making them MLB’s fifth-ranked scoring offense on the season so far. As a team they have a .223 batting average while hitting 12 home runs (13th in the league).
  • His 4.53 ERA ranked 34th, 1.246 WHIP ranked 29th, and 7.2 K/9 ranked 33rd among qualified major league pitchers last season.

Padres Starter Yu Darvish

  • Darvish (1-1) will take to the mound for the Padres and make his fourth start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday, when he gave up one earned run and allowed four hits in 6 2/3 innings against the Atlanta Braves.
  • The 35-year-old has an ERA of 6.28, 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings and an opponent batting average of .226 in three games this season.
  • In three starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in two of them.
  • Darvish has started three games this season, and he’s lasted five or more innings two times. He averages 4.2 innings per appearance.
  • The Dodgers rank first in MLB with 70 runs scored this season. They have a .251 batting average this campaign with 14 home runs (sixth in the league).

Dodgers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Dodgers have entered the game as favorites 13 times this season and won 10, or 76.9%, of those games.
  • This season, Los Angeles has won 10 of its 13 games, or 76.9%, when favored by at least -119 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 54.3% chance of a victory for the Dodgers.
  • So far this season, Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in four of their 13 games with a total.
  • The Dodgers are 10-3-0 against the spread in their 13 chances this season.

Padres Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Padres have been chosen as underdogs in four games this year and have walked away with the win one time (25%) in those games.
  • This season, San Diego has come away with a win one times in four chances when named as an underdog of at least -101 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Padres have a 50.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • San Diego and their opponents have gone over in four of their 15 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Padres have an against the spread record of 9-6-0 in 15 games with a line this season.

Dodgers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Freddie Freeman paces the Dodgers with two home runs and has accumulated a team-high batting average of .346.
  • Of all batters in MLB, Freeman is 40th in homers and 44th in RBI.
  • Betts has put his power on display as he leads his team with two home runs.
  • Betts is 40th in home runs and 91st in RBI on the season.
  • Gavin Lux has a double, a triple, a home run and seven walks while batting .242.
  • Max Muncy has shown his power as he leads his team with two home runs.
Freddie Freeman 13 .346 .417 .519 2 7 18
Mookie Betts 12 .208 .333 .375 2 5 10
Gavin Lux 11 .242 .366 .424 1 5 8
Max Muncy 13 .167 .352 .357 2 7 7
Trea Turner 13 .283 .316 .396 1 10 15

Padres Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Manny Machado has five doubles, three home runs and six walks while hitting .351.
  • Among all hitters in the majors, Machado’s home run total is 14th and his RBI tally is 12th.
  • Jurickson Profar been a consistent power bat this season, as he leads his team with four home runs and 11 RBI.
  • Profar ranks sixth in homers and eighth in RBI among all batters in the big leagues.
  • Eric Hosmer leads the Padres’ lineup with a .388 batting average.
  • Austin Nola is hitting .262 with a home run and three walks.
Manny Machado 15 .351 .422 .596 3 10 20
Jurickson Profar 14 .238 .377 .571 4 11 10
Eric Hosmer 13 .388 .412 .510 0 5 19
Austin Nola 12 .262 .327 .333 1 7 11
Ha-Seong Kim 11 .200 .333 .367 1 3 6

Betting Tips for Dodgers vs. Padres

We have the Padres on the moneyline at -101 on the moneyline as our best bet in this game after digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer prediction sees the scoring going over the total of 8 runs.

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