San Diego Padres vs. Atlanta Braves Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/16/2022

by | Apr 16, 2022

Nick Martinez will get the ball for San Diego while Atlanta counter with Ian Anderson.

San Diego Padres vs. Atlanta Braves: Predictions, Betting Odds, Spread, Line

Padres vs Braves Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
PUSH -110 -110 8 -109 -111 -1.5 -176 +150

Computer Predictions for Padres vs. Braves

Our computer pick: Atlanta Braves (-110) and Over (8)

Padres vs. Braves Game Info

  • San Diego Padres probable starting pitcher: Nick Martinez
  • Atlanta Braves probable starting pitcher: Ian Anderson
  • Game Day: Saturday, April 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:05 PM ET
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Stadium: PETCO Park

San Diego Padres vs Atlanta Braves Pitching Matchup

Martinez Anderson
1 GS 1
0-0 W-L 0-1
1.80 ERA 16.88
5.0 IP 2.2
1 BB 5
6 SO 1

Padres Starter Nick Martinez

  • The Padres will send Martinez (0-0) to the mound for his second start of the season.
  • In his last appearance on Tuesday, the right-hander threw five innings against the San Francisco Giants, allowing one earned run while surrendering five hits.
  • Opposing hitters have a collective batting average of .278 against him this season. He has a 1.80 ERA and 10.8 strikeouts per nine innings over his one games.
  • He will match up with a Braves offense that ranks third in MLB with 68 total hits (on a .234 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .383 (15th in MLB) with nine total home runs (fifth in MLB).

Braves Starter Ian Anderson

  • Anderson heads to the mound for the Braves to make his second start of the season, seeking his first win.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Sunday, when he threw 2 2/3 innings, giving up five earned runs while allowing three hits against the Cincinnati Reds.
  • He has an ERA of 16.88, a batting average against of .273 and 3.4 strikeouts per nine innings in one games this season.
  • The Padres rank 10th in MLB with a .248 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 18th in the league (.373) and six home runs.

Padres Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Padres were favorites in 116 games last season and won 67 (57.8%) of those contests.
  • San Diego had a record of 67-48, a 58.3% win rate, when favored by -110 or more by oddsmakers last season.
  • The Padres have a 52.4% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Games involving San Diego went over the total set by bookmakers in 82 of 159 chances last season.
  • The Padres were 58-60-0 against the spread in their 118 chances last season.

Braves Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Braves were victorious in 29, or 49.2%, of the 59 contests they were chosen as underdogs in last season.
  • Atlanta had a win-loss record of 29-30 when favored by -110 or worse by oddsmakers last year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Braves have a 52.4% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Atlanta and its opponents went over in 77 of their 171 games with a total set by sportsbooks last season.
  • In 129 games with a line last season, the Braves had a mark of 68-61-0 against the spread.

Padres Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Manny Machado drove in 106 RBI last season while batting .278.
  • Jake Cronenworth hit .266 with 33 doubles, seven triples, 21 home runs and 55 walks.
  • Eric Hosmer hit .269 last season with 28 doubles, 12 home runs and 48 walks.
  • Trent Grisham had 28 doubles, three triples, 15 home runs and 54 walks while hitting .242.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Manny Machado 9 .389 .450 .583 1 6 14
Jurickson Profar 8 .261 .400 .565 2 8 6
Austin Nola 7 .250 .310 .375 1 6 6
Eric Hosmer 8 .400 .438 .567 0 3 12
Jake Cronenworth 9 .258 .385 .355 0 4 8

Braves Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Austin Riley is hitting .303 with three doubles, two home runs and six walks, while getting on base at a rate of .425.
  • Riley is 14th in home runs and 38th in RBI among all hitters in the big leagues.
  • Riley brings a hitting streak of two games into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .250 with two doubles, a home run, three walks and three RBI.
  • Marcell Ozuna is hitting .333 with three doubles, two home runs and a walk.
  • Ozuna is 14th in home runs and 22nd in RBI among all MLB batters this season.
  • Ozzie Albies has been a significant run producer for the Braves with three home runs and seven runs batted in.
  • Matt Olson leads the Braves with a .367 batting average.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Austin Riley 9 .303 .425 .576 2 5 10
Marcell Ozuna 9 .333 .342 .583 2 6 12
Ozzie Albies 9 .242 .350 .576 3 7 8
Matt Olson 9 .367 .525 .567 1 1 11
Travis d’Arnaud 6 .280 .308 .400 1 4 7

Betting Tips for Padres vs. Braves

Our best bet is the Braves on the moneyline at -110 after looking at all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will over the total of 8 runs.

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