Dodgers vs. Padres Prediction

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres 7/11/18, Prediction & Odds

The Los Angeles Dodgers have won two out of three games at the San Diego Padres heading into tonight's series finale. Will Los Angeles take the finale and win the series or can the Padres salvage the split as underdogs?

Game Snapshot

957 Los Angeles Dodgers at 958 San Diego Padres

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Petco Park at 10:10PM ET

TV: FSSD (SD)

Compare odds from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our newBaseball Odds & Betting Page.

Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Dodgers are a -185 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Padres are a +175 underdog, while the total is set at 7.5 runs. As of Thursday afternoon, 77 percent of public bets are pouring in on visiting Los Angeles. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Three-run third propels LA

The Dodgers trailed 1-0 heading into the third inning Wednesday night, but scored three in that frame and never looked back en route to a 4-2 win. Matt Kemp helped lead the Los Angeles offense by going 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI. Max Muncy was 2-for-4 with a walk and a run. Logan Forsythe finished 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI. Cody Bellinger went 2-for-4 with a double. Kenta Maeda earned the win as he gave up one earned run on four hits with nine strikeouts and one walk over 5 2/3 innings. Kenley Jansen threw a perfect ninth inning with a strikeout for his 25th save. 

Villanueva homers in defeat

San Diego third baseman Christian Villanueva hit his 18th home run of the season, a solo shot, to pull the hosts to within 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh before LA tacked on anther run the next inning. Travis Jankowski ended the night 1-for-3 with a walk and a run. Austin Hedges finished 2-for-3 with a double. Joey Lucchesi took the loss as he allowed three runs (two earned) on six hits with four strikeout sand a walk over four innings.

Ross Stripling (7-2, 2.22 ERA) gets the nod for the Dodgers today, while the Padres will go with Tyson Ross (5-7, 4.41).

MLB Betting Trends

Los Angeles 

The Dodgers are 16-6 in their last 22 road games. The over is 15-6-2 in the last 23 Los Angeles games on a Thursday.

San Diego

The Padres are 1-7 in their last eight starts by Ross against Los Angeles. San Diego is 2-6 in its last eight home games.

Prediction:

Ross was abysmal his last start and has really hit a rough stretch over the last couple of months. Stripling, on the other hand, continues to put strong starts together. With the uncertainty of how Ross will bounce back, I want to stay away from the total. I'd rather take a shot on the Dodgers run line as there is a good chance Ross gets hit hard again, but with Stripling likely to give another very good outing LA might only have to score anywhere from three to five runs for the run line to hit.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES DODGERS RL -125

Loading...

MLB Headlines

MLB Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Rays Game 3 Prediction With the series evened at one game apiece, the Dodgers and Rays will meet in Game 3 of the 2020 World Series on Friday night at 8:08 p.m. ET. With the Dodgers once...
Thumbnail Rays vs. Dodgers Game 2 Prediction The Dodgers took Game 1 of the 2020 World Series 8-3 and cashed as a large favorite over the underdog Rays. The over also hit easily as L.A.’s bats came alive in the...
Thumbnail Rays vs. Dodgers Game 1 Prediction Game 1 of the 2020 World Series takes place tonight at Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX as the Dodgers take on the Rays at 8:09 p.m. ET. With Tyler Glasnow set to...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Rays Game 6 Prediction The Astros have rallied back in the ALCS to win a pair of games but they still trail the Rays three games to two and still face elimination on Friday evening when...
Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Braves Game 4 Prediction After routing the Braves in Game 3 on Wednesday, will the Dodgers pick up another win and even up their series with Atlanta in Game 4 tonight at 8:08 p.m. ET?...