Nationals vs. Padres Prediction
Are the Nationals a good bet to beat the Padres tonight when the two teams square off tonight at 10:10PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Nationals are -155 money line favorites versus the Padres, who have +140 odds to pull off the upset tonight at home. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 8 runs with Tanner Roark set to face Erik Johnson in the pitching matchup.
WASHINGTON: The Nationals have won five of their last six games overall and are 8-3 in their last 11 games following a win. They're also 10-4 in their last 14 road games, are 5-2 in their last seven road games versus a right-handed starter, and are 4-1 in their last five games versus a right-handed starter.
SAN DIEGO: The Padres have now lost four of their last five games overall and are 1-4 in their last five home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of greater than .600. They're also just 3-8 in their last 11 home games versus a right-handed starter and have lost six of their last eight games following a win.
OUR PREDICTION: Take the Nationals, who have won five of their last six games against the Padres and are 4-1 in their last five games in San Diego. They're also 4-0 in Roark's lat four starts versus National League West opponents, are 4-1 in his last five starts overall, and are 4-1 in his last five starts versus a team with a losing record.
THURSDAY MLB FREE PICK: WASHINGTON NATIONALS -155