Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres 8/6/2023 Prediction, Analysis, and Odds
Los Angeles Dodgers (63-45, 1st NL West) vs (54-56, 4th NL West)
Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres 8/6/2023 — Los Angeles is second in runs scored (613), third in on-base percentage (.338), and third in slugging percentage (.457). Los Angeles is the 18th-best club overall with a.250 team batting average. While Mookie Betts, who leads Los Angeles with 29 home runs, is on the 10-day disabled list, Max Muncy leads all active home run hitters with 27. Freddie Freeman is the best player with 76 RBI. Four players for Los Angeles had 70 or more RBI. They are all on track to accumulate 100 RBI this year.
With a team ERA of 4.43, Los Angeles is ranked 19th, and its 1.27 WHIP is 15th. With 36 starts and a pitching staff that allows a.245 batting average, the Dodgers rank 16th in MLB in terms of pitching quality. Clayton Kershaw, who has 10 wins, is the highest win-getter for Los Angeles. Lance Lynn, who was just acquired, will make his Los Angeles debut on Sunday. This year, the right-hander has a 7-9 record, a 6.32 ERA, and 151 strikeouts. The Dodgers’ most striking out player is Lynn.
The San Diego Padres are vying for a wild card spot in the National League because of their superb pitching, despite recently losing their best pitcher Joe Musgrove for three weeks due to a shoulder injury. San Diego has the best 3.72 ERA and 1.26 WHIP among all baseball clubs. The pitching staff in San Diego ranks third in MLB with 53 Quality Starts and a batting average of.236 allowed. Blake Snell of the San Diego Padres leads the team in strikeouts with 156, while Musgrove of Illinois leads in victories with 10. On Sunday, San Diego will have the ball in the hands of recently acquired Rich Hill. The left-hander has 104 strikeouts, a 4.76 ERA, and a 7-10 record.
San Diego’s performance at the plate and on the mound were not as impressive. San Diego ranked 20th in terms of team batting average (.240), 10th in terms of on-base percentage (.328), 14th in terms of slugging percentage (.415), and 13th in terms of runs scored (508) among MLB teams. While Manny Machado has 20, Juan Soto now owns the record for San Diego. Soto has the most RBI with 71, while Machado is second with 62. San Diego hit 190 doubles, 10 triples, and 143 home runs in 110 games.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Game Info
Time: 7:10 PM ET.
Date: Sunday, August 6, 2023
Location: Petco Park, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Pitchers Lance Lynn and Rich Hill
In the major leagues, Lynn faced 7,763 opposition hitters and had a career record of 130-93 with a 3.72 FIP. He gave up 1,689 hits (8.3 hits per nine innings) and received 639 free passes. He has a 3.71 ERA (756 earned runs allowed) and a WHIP of 1.271. Lynn threw 1,832 innings and struck out 1,866 opposing hitters throughout his MLB career.
Rich Hill has an 89-69 career win-loss record and a 3.93 ERA. In addition, he allows 7.8 hits per nine innings. With 5,809 batters faced thus far in his career, he has a 2.64 K/BB ratio. He allowed 601 total earned runs, had a 1.250 WHIP, and a 4.0 FIP. Hill has thrown 1,378 innings in his career and has struck out 1,398 hitters while allowing 1,194 hits.
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles Dodgers -119
Total Odds: 9.5
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The total went OVER in 5 of the LA Dodgers’ last 5 outings.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 matches.
The Dodgers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against the Padres.
The total went OVER in 8 of the Dodgers’ last 8 road matches.
The total stayed UNDER in 6 of the Dodgers’ last 9 games with an opponent in the NL.
The LA Dodgers are 7-2 SU in their last 9 matches played in August.
The Dodgers are 0-10 SU in their last 10 matches played on a Sunday.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The total went UNDER in 7 of San Diego’s last 10 matches.
The San Diego Padres are 6-2 SU in their last 8 matches.
The total went UNDER in 6 of San Diego’s last 8 matches against the LA Dodgers.
The San Diego Padres are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The total went OVER in 8 of San Diego’s last 12 games with an opponent in the NL.
The total stayed UNDER in 13 of San Diego’s last 19 games with an opponent in the National League West Division.
The San Diego Padres are 6-1 SU in their last 7 matches played in August.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Betting Trends
Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres: The Dodgers dominated the Padres by defeating San Diego in each of their last six meetings, while Los Angeles won five of its last six games overall. With victories in 12 of the previous 18 games against the Padres played away from Petco Park, Los Angeles also played well. Lance Lynn didn’t have his finest outing last Tuesday when he made his Los Angeles debut, but the Dodgers still won thanks to the right-hander’s three runs allowed in seven innings while compiling seven strikeouts and one walk. On Sunday, San Diego’s Rich Hill, a starting pitcher, will make his Padres debut. Prior to being sent, he lost three of his previous five starts for the Pirates while pitching for Pittsburgh, allowing 16 runs in just 25 innings.
Free Pick and Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers will win 6-5.