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Dodgers against Padres Latest Odds, Best Bets and Picks (August 24, 2021)

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres Betting Information

For most of the 2021 campaign, the defending champion Dodgers were good but not great.  Los Angeles was one of the most unreliable teams on the MLB betting odds board.  It is true that the Dodgers were winning enough to be in playoff position.  But Los Angeles was drowning gamblers in red ink.  Los Angeles wasn’t winning enough to cover for the massive losses incurred when they were defeated.   Now that is starting to change.  LA is one of the hottest teams on the board.  Los Angeles is challenging San Francisco for the National League West lead.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres Betting Information

Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Time: 10:20 p.m. ET
Location: Petco Park, San Diego, California
TV Coverage: ESPN

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres Betting Odds

Dodgers -1½ ( EV ) 9 ( -105 ) -150
Padres +1½ ( -120 ) 9 ( -115 ) +140
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Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres CashBet Wagering Analysis

In view of their recent hot streak, the Dodgers will get plenty of top online sportsbook love.  This adds to the fact that Los Angeles is one of the most popular teams on the board in any sport.  As a result, sharps are always cautious about stepping out with the Dodgers.  LA is too public for the smart money in almost any game that they play.

San Diego is an appealing choice for this game.  In this situation, the Padres will get the best possible home team price.  Los Angeles’ popularity will force oddsmakers to create an attractive price on the Padres.  Wise Guys know this and realize that San Diego is bringing a vastly better price.  Further, it’s a price that is better than what is actually merited.  A good home team at a good price is what motivates sharps.

Dodgers Make Their Move

Late on, Los Angeles paid in nine of their last ten games.  Only two of the Dodgers’ most recent ten games went over the total.  LA is 78-46 straight up, 59-65 vs. the run line, and 56-61-7 under the total.  In away games, the Dodgers are 36-26 straight up, 29-33 vs. the run line, and 31-29-2 over the total.

Overall MLB metrics show the Dodgers 3rd for run production and 1st for earned run average.  LA ranks 4th for bullpen ERA.

Julio Urias is the probable Betting on baseball starter for the Dodgers.  So far, Urias is 13-3 with a 3.29 earned run average and 1.067 WHIP.

Padres Remain in Wild Card Hunt

Recently the Padres dropped eight of their most recent ten games.  While under the total saw the payout window in eight of their latest ten games.  San Diego is 68-57 straight up, 60-65 vs. the run line, and 65-59-1 over the total.  Specifically, at Petco Park, the Padres are 41-25 straight up, 31-35 vs. the run line, and 34-32 over the total.  To summarize, MLB metrics show the Padres 10th for run production and 8th for earned run average.  San Diego’s bullpen ranks second in MLB.

San Diego’s probable starter is Yu Darvish.  Thus far, Darvish is 7-7 with a 3.70 earned run average and 1.028 WHIP.  Closer Mark Melancon has been a key asset with the MLB betting lines.  Consider he is 3-2 with a 2.06 ERA and WHIP of 1.13.  Melancon has 34 saves in 39 opportunities this season.  And then Fernando Tatis has clobbered 34 home runs to lead the lineup.

Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres Against the Spread

San Diego is 7-1 in their most recent eight games with Los Angeles.  While the Padres and Dodgers are 5-1 over the baseball betting total in their last six meetings.  San Diego is 4-3 at home against Los Angeles.  The Dodgers and Padres are 5-3 over the total at San Diego

Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres CashBet Free Pick  

As mentioned earlier, the Padres have had the recent MLB gambling advantage against the Dodgers. Also, San Diego will get a better price.

Dodgers at Padres CashBet Best Bet: 

San Diego Padres


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