San Diego Padres vs. Cincinnati Reds Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/20/2022

by | Apr 20, 2022

The San Diego Padres (8-5) will look to complete a series sweep as they take a 2-0 lead into their final matchup against the Cincinnati Reds (2-10) at 4:10 PM ET Wednesday from PETCO Park. The Padres are favored (-194) by oddsmakers. San Diego’s MacKenzie Gore and Cincinnati’s Vladimir Gutierrez have been named the starters for this contest.

San Diego Padres vs. Cincinnati Reds: Predictions, Betting Odds, Spread, Line

Padres vs Reds Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Padres -194 +166 8.5 -109 -111 -1.5 +106 -126

Computer Predictions for Padres vs. Reds

Our computer pick: Cincinnati Reds (+166) and Over (8.5)

Padres vs. Reds Game Info

  • San Diego Padres probable starting pitcher: MacKenzie Gore
  • Cincinnati Reds probable starting pitcher: Vladimir Gutierrez
  • Game Day: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Stadium: PETCO Park

San Diego Padres vs Cincinnati Reds Pitching Matchup

Gore Gutierrez
1 GS 2
0-0 W-L 0-2
3.38 ERA 5.40
5.1 IP 8.1
2 BB 5
3 SO 7

Padres Starter MacKenzie Gore

  • The Padres will look to Gore (0-0) in his second start of the season.
  • In his most recent appearance on Saturday, the lefty threw 5 1/3 innings against the Atlanta Braves, giving up two earned runs while surrendering three hits.
  • In one appearances this season, he has put up a 3.38 ERA and averages 5.1 strikeouts per nine innings while opposing batters are hitting .167 against him.
  • He will face a Reds team that is hitting .178 as a unit (28th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .286 (29th in MLB) with nine total home runs (16th in MLB).

Reds Starter Vladimir Gutierrez

  • Gutierrez heads to the mound for the Reds to make his third start of the season, seeking his first win.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, throwing four innings and giving up three earned runs.
  • He has an ERA of 5.40, a batting average against of .333 and 7.6 strikeouts per nine innings in two games this season.
  • The Padres rank third in MLB with 55 runs scored this season. They have a .231 batting average this campaign with 10 home runs (11th in the league).

Padres Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the Padres have been favored 10 times and won seven of those games.
  • San Diego has played as a favorite of -194 or more once this season and won that game.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 66% chance of a victory for the Padres.
  • Games involving San Diego have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in four of 13 chances this season.
  • The Padres are 8-5-0 against the spread this season.

Reds Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Reds have been underdogs in 10 games this season and have come away with the win two times (20%) in those contests.
  • The Reds have won all of their five games in which they were named as at least a +166 moneyline underdog.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Reds have a 37.6% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Cincinnati and their opponents have hit the over in seven of their 12 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • In 12 games with a line this season, the Reds have a mark of 4-8-0 against the spread.

Padres Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Manny Machado paces the Padres in home runs (three) and runs batted in (10).
  • Machado ranks eighth in homers and sixth in RBI among all hitters in baseball.
  • Jurickson Profar has shown off his power as he leads his team with three home runs.
  • Of all major league batters, Profar ranks eighth in homers and 11th in RBI.
  • Profar carries a five-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is batting .125 with a double, a home run, three walks and an RBI.
  • Austin Nola is hitting .263 with a home run and three walks.
  • Eric Hosmer has a club-high .390 batting average.
Manny Machado 13 .365 .411 .635 3 10 19
Jurickson Profar 12 .229 .378 .543 3 9 8
Austin Nola 11 .263 .333 .342 1 7 10
Eric Hosmer 11 .390 .419 .512 0 5 16
Jake Cronenworth 13 .178 .309 .244 0 5 8

Reds Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Tyler Stephenson paces the Reds with two long balls and runs batted in, driving in six.
  • Among all batters in the big leagues, Stephenson ranks 26th in home runs and 50th in RBI.
  • Kyle Farmer has six runs batted in while hitting .317. Each pace his team.
  • Farmer is 184th overall in homers and 50th in RBI this season.
  • Tommy Pham leads the Reds with two long balls.
  • Brandon Drury paces the Reds with two home runs.
Tyler Stephenson 11 .267 .378 .467 2 6 8
Kyle Farmer 12 .317 .378 .390 0 6 13
Tommy Pham 10 .147 .256 .353 2 3 5
Brandon Drury 9 .227 .292 .591 2 4 5
Jake Fraley 10 .133 .235 .267 1 3 4

Betting Tips for Padres vs. Reds

Our best bet is the Reds on the moneyline at +166 after taking a look at all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will over the total of 8.5 runs.

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