Dodgers vs. Padres Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/24/2022

by | Apr 24, 2022

The Los Angeles Dodgers (10-4) and the San Diego Padres (10-6) meet in the rubber match of a three-game series on Sunday at 4:10 PM ET. The Dodgers are -149 favorites on the moneyline to win the series over the Padres (+127). Clayton Kershaw starts for Los Angeles while Sean Manaea is San Diego’s starter for the contest.

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 -149 +127 7 -112 -108 -1.5 +117 -138

Computer Predictions for Dodgers vs. Padres

Our computer pick: San Diego Padres (+127) and Over (7)

Dodgers vs. Padres Game Info

  • Los Angeles Dodgers probable starting pitcher: Clayton Kershaw
  • San Diego Padres probable starting pitcher: Sean Manaea
  • Game Day: Sunday, April 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Stadium: PETCO Park

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Pitching Matchup

Kershaw Manaea
2 GS 3
2-0 W-L 2-1
3.00 ERA 1.42
12.0 IP 19.0
0 BB 5
20 SO 19

Dodgers Starter Clayton Kershaw

  • Kershaw (2-0) gets the starting nod for the Dodgers, his third this season.
  • In his last appearance on Tuesday, the lefty tossed five innings against the Atlanta Braves, allowing four earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • Opposing hitters have compiled a batting average of only .143 against him this season. He has a 3.00 ERA and 15.0 strikeouts per nine innings over his two games.
  • Kershaw will try to extend a three-game streak of going five or more innings (he’s averaging 6.0 innings per outing).
  • He will match up with a Padres team that is batting .220 as a unit (21st in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .351 (19th in MLB) with 13 total home runs (16th in MLB).

Padres Starter Sean Manaea

  • The Padres’ Manaea (2-1) will make his fourth start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Tuesday, when he gave up one earned run and allowed six hits in six innings against the Cincinnati Reds.
  • The 30-year-old has an ERA of 1.42, 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings and an opponent batting average of .152 in three games this season.
  • If he completes six or more innings with three or fewer earned runs allowed, he’ll earn his fourth quality start in a row.
  • Manaea has three starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • The Dodgers rank fourth in MLB with 72 runs scored this season. They have a .246 batting average this campaign with 14 home runs (ninth in the league).
  • Among qualified Major League pitchers this season, the 30-year-old’s 1.42 ERA ranks 10th, .789 WHIP ranks 10th, and 9.0 K/9 ranks 22nd.

Dodgers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Dodgers have been favorites in 14 games this season and won 10 (71.4%) of those contests.
  • Los Angeles has a record of 9-3 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -149 on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Dodgers have a 59.8% chance to win.
  • Games involving Los Angeles have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in four of 14 chances this season.
  • In 14 games with a spread this season, the Dodgers are 10-4-0 ATS.

Padres Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Padres have been victorious in two of the five contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • San Diego has been listed as an underdog of +127 or more on two occasions this season and split those games.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Padres have a 44.1% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • San Diego and its opponents have gone over the total this season in four of their 16 opportunities.
  • The Padres have an against the spread mark of 10-6-0 in 16 games with a line this season.

Dodgers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Freddie Freeman’s .327 average and two homers both put him atop the Dodgers leaderboard this season.
  • Freeman’s home runs rank him 46th in MLB, and he ranks 63rd in RBI.
  • Gavin Lux is hitting .250 with a double, a triple, a home run and eight walks.
  • Lux is 105th in home runs and 118th in RBI in the bigs.
  • Trea Turner paces the Dodgers with 12 runs batted in.
  • Mookie Betts has hit two home runs to pace his team.
Freddie Freeman 14 .327 .406 .491 2 7 18
Gavin Lux 12 .250 .378 .417 1 5 9
Trea Turner 14 .281 .311 .404 1 12 16
Mookie Betts 13 .189 .306 .340 2 5 10
Max Muncy 14 .152 .328 .326 2 7 7

Padres Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Manny Machado is batting .339 with five doubles, three home runs and eight walks, while getting on base at a rate of .426.
  • Machado ranks 19th in home runs and 22nd in RBI among all batters in the big leagues.
  • Jurickson Profar has hit four home runs with 11 RBI, leading the team in both categories.
  • Profar is currently sixth in home runs and 13th in RBI in the big leagues.
  • Jake Cronenworth has a double, a triple, a home run and 11 walks while batting .189.
  • Eric Hosmer paces the Padres with a .358 batting average.
Manny Machado 16 .339 .426 .576 3 10 20
Jurickson Profar 15 .239 .368 .565 4 11 11
Jake Cronenworth 16 .189 .343 .302 1 6 10
Eric Hosmer 14 .358 .382 .472 0 5 19
Austin Nola 13 .234 .296 .298 1 8 11

Betting Tips for Dodgers vs. Padres

We have the Padres on the moneyline at +127 on the moneyline as our best bet in this contest after analyzing all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 7 runs.

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