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MLB betting: San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Last year the Padres ended a decade-plus of playoff absences.  San Diego fans were thrilled.  Gamblers came to enjoy the Padres value with the MLB betting odds. But San Diego’s success came in a COVID-19 shortened season.  And baseball curmudgeons said that the Padres couldn’t withstand the regular 162 game slate.  Thus far, San Diego is sending mixed messages to gamblers.  Los Angeles is off to a powerful start for 2021.  Nobody is surprised.  Cause by the Dodgers being the gold standard of baseball for several years.  Los Angeles takes full advantage of its top-ranked payroll.

San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Information

Date: Sunday, April 25, 2021
Time: 7:08 p.m. ET
Location: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California
TV Coverage: ESPN

San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Padres +1½ (-200) 7½ (EV) +111
Dodgers -1½ (+170) 7½ (-120) -121
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San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers CashBet Wagering Analysis

In this situation, the Dodgers will carry a high sportsbook odds price.  Betting on Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium is the most popular play of squares.  Casual fans won’t bet against Los Angeles in such a spot.  Indeed, the comfort zone of squares is turning on the power at home.  Regardless of the cost.  San Diego will get looks from Wise Guys.  Due to the fact that they will get a price far above what is merited.  Linemakers must throw sugar in the Padres’ direction to even out the action.  Further, San Diego is a quality dog.

Padres Press for Consistency

Of great concern is a recent Padres slump.  San Diego lost six of their last eight games.  Five of their previous seven stayed under the Betting on baseball total.  Now, the Padres are 10-9 straight up, 9-10 vs. the run line, and 6-13 under the total.  San Diego ranks 24th in MLB for run production, but 1st for staff earned run average.

Probable starter Joe Musgrove is 20-2 with a 1.04 earned run average and WHIP of 0.538.  Of course, he is best known for throwing a no-hitter earlier this year.  Musgrove has 37 strikeouts in 26 innings of work.

Dodger Blue for Cranking Green

To be exact, the Dodgers are on fire with the MLB betting lines.  Los Angeles won eight of their last ten.  And four of their previous five stayed under the number.  As a result, LA is 14-4 straight up, 11-7 on the run line, and 6-12 under the total.  Los Angeles ranks 4th in MLB for run production and 2nd for staff earned run average.  They rank 1st for quality starts, and 7th for bullpen earned run average.

Probable starter Dustin May is 1-1 with a 2.94 earned run average and WHIP of 1.109.  He has 22 strikeouts in 15.3 innings for work.  Last year he was 3-1 with a 2.57 ERA and WHIP of 1.089.

Justin Turner is ripping the hide off the ball for LA.  To show, Turner is hitting .407 with 14 runs, seven doubles, five home runs, 16 runs batted in, and a 1.251 OPS.

Also, Zach McKinstry brings a .314 average, seven runs, five doubles, three home runs, and 14 runs batted in.  His OPS is .933.

San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers Against the Spread

San Diego has won seven of their last 11 baseball betting road matchups.  While six of the Padres last ten away games went over the total.  Los Angeles has won 17 of their last 20 games at Dodger Stadium.  And then five of the Dodgers last seven home games went under the total

Overall, Los Angeles has won nine of their last 11 games against the Padres.  Five of the last eight between the Padres and Dodgers went over the total.  Specifically, at Dodger Stadium, LA is 6-2 against San Diego.  Six of the last nine between these teams at LA went under the total.

San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers CashBet Free Pick  

In this situation, Musgrove is all the Padres have.  Los Angeles will get an MLB gambling price break against the Padres best pitcher.

Padres at Dodgers CashBet Best Bet: 

Los Angeles Dodgers

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