Padres vs. Dodgers MLB Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Dodgers are -105 money line favorites over the Padres, who are -103 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 7.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Dodgers opened as -107 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -105, while the Padres opened with -101 odds and are now -103 on the ML. San Diego is 26-30 overall and 10-16 on the road, while Los Angeles is 23-32 overall and 14-15 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 51% of the betting public currently favors Los Angeles. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take San Diego. According to latest MLB trends, San Diego is: 5-0 last 5 on the road in series, 20-8 last 28 as a favorite13-5 in Stults' last 18 starts.
LA Dodgers are: 7-29 last 26 vs. National League West, 1-4 last 5 overall and 3-15 last 18 when their opponent allows 5 runs or more in their previous game.
The San Diego Padres are attempting to move up in the NL West after winning their last series. Eric Stults is a tough lefty and a former Dodger, who is coming off a outstanding performance against Seattle last Wednesday. He allowed just one run on three hits in eight innings, while striking out 12. He has a 4.24 ERA against the Dodgers in his last three outings. The Dodgers are expected to go with Stephen Fife as starter Chris Capuano has a strained let triceps. Fife had a 4.61 ERA in 13.2 innings at Triple-A Albuquerque. He last started on April 21, getting a no-decision against Baltimore on the road, allowing four runs over 4 2/3 innings. It's been a long first half for the Los Angeles Dodgers. They've had more people on the disabled list or injured, then they've had on the field. Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp are the latest injured players, though Crawford is not on the 15-day disabled list-yet. San Diego has won four of six against the Dodgers this season, and just swept a series in mid-April on the road. The Padres visit Chavez Ravine and Dodger Stadium on Monday at 10:10pmET to take on the LA Dodgers in Game 1 of a three-game series.
MLB FREE PICK: SAN DIEGO PADRES -103