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San Diego Padres vs Atlanta Braves 4/9/2023 Analysis, Picks and Previews

San Diego Padres vs Atlanta Braves 4/9/2023 Analysis, Picks and Previews

Get ready for some exciting baseball action as the San Diego Padres will take on the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park on Sunday, April 9, 2023, at 7:08 PM ET. The Padres are highly anticipated to be a strong performer this season, with Vegas Insider predicting they will win 93.5 games. So far, they are ranked 11th in MLB with an average of 1.4 home runs per game and 18th with 4.5 runs per game over their first eight games. Xander Bogaerts, the team’s top offseason acquisition, has been impressive with a batting average of .333, 3 home runs, and 8 RBI. In their game on Saturday, the Padres managed to score 4 runs and had 8 hits but only went 1 for 9 with runners in scoring position. They managed to score two runs in the fourth inning after Juan Soto’s second home run of the season opened the scoring in the first.

On Sunday, Seth Lugo (1-0, 1.29 ERA) will make his debut for the Padres. In his first start of the season, Lugo was impressive, leading his team to a 3-1 victory against the Rockies while only allowing one run over seven innings. In the previous campaign, Lugo had 62 bullpen appearances, going 0-3 with a 3.60 ERA and 1.17 WHIP. At present, the San Diego bullpen is ranked 23rd with a 4.97 ERA after eight games.

  • The total went OVER in 9 of San Diego’s last 13 games on the road.
  • The total hung OVER in 4 of San Diego’s last 6 games on the road against Atlanta.
  • San Diego is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the NL East Division.

San Diego Padres vs Atlanta Braves 4/9/2023 Analysis, Picks and Previews

The Atlanta Braves were riding high on a six-game winning streak before the San Diego Padres brought it to an end on Friday in a one-run game. On Sunday, the Braves will turn to rookie Dylan Dodd (1-0, 1.80 ERA) to start against the Padres. Dodd made a solid debut, earning a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, with only one earned run allowed over five innings. Atlanta’s bullpen has been impressive, ranking sixth overall with a 2.56 ERA.

After eight games, the Braves have an impressive offense, currently ranked eighth in MLB, averaging 5.4 runs per game and 1.5 home runs per game. Matt Olson leads the team with three home runs and 10 RBI, while four other Braves have hit at least four home runs. However, in their latest game against the Padres, the Braves were limited to just one run on five hits, with Olson scoring the lone run.

  • The total went OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 6 matches with the Padres.
  • The Atlanta Braves are 15-4 SU in their last 19 games at home.
  • The Braves are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games at home against San Diego.

San Diego Padres vs Atlanta Braves. The MLB pick for this game is the Atlanta Braves. As the San Diego Padres come off two consecutive losses, the Atlanta Braves appear to have the edge in this game. Padres’ rookie Dylan Dodd, who had a successful debut, may struggle as he faces the Braves for the first time. However, with the support of their strong batting lineup, the Braves have the potential to give Dodd a tough time. Additionally, Atlanta has had an impressive home record, going 44-15 since the start of the previous campaign, and a solid record of 16-8 when playing against NL West teams. Therefore, the prediction is that the Atlanta Braves will win by a narrow margin of 6-5.

MLB Starting Time: 7:08 PM ET

Location: Truist Park, GA

Date: Sunday, April 9, 2023


MLB Odds: San Diego Padres +104

MLB Totals: 9

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