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Dodgers Vs Padres: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 8/25/2021

Two of baseball’s most consistent hitters will face off when the Los Angeles Dodgers (79-47) and the San Diego Padres (68-59) meet at 10:10 PM ET on Wednesday at PETCO Park. Trea Turner has a .322 batting average (second in the league) for the Dodgers, while Adam Frazier ranks first, hitting .324 for the Padres. Walker Buehler gets the starting nod for Los Angeles (-140 to win), and Blake Snell is San Diego’s (+120) choice to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 25, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Dodgers vs Padres Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Buehler (LAD) Pitcher Snell (SD)
13 – 2 W/L 6 – 5
162.1 IP 106.1
2.11 ERA 4.82
0.920 WHIP 1.510
9.4 K/9 11.8
2.2 BB/9 5.4

Dodgers Probable Starter Walker Buehler

  • Buehler (13-2) takes the mound first for the Dodgers in his 26th start of the season. He’s put together a 2.11 ERA in 162 1/3 innings pitched, with 170 strikeouts.
  • His most recent appearance was on Saturday against the Mets, when the right-hander went 7 2/3 innings, surrendering two earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • He will face off against a Padres team that is hitting .245 as a unit (11th in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .408 (14th in the league) with 150 total home runs (17th in MLB action).
  • The Dodgers have a 17-8 record in Buehler’s 25 starts this season when they were favored on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 25, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Padres Stats vs Buehler

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Eric Hosmer 21 .143 3 0 0 .143 .286
Manny Machado 16 .250 4 0 1 .294 .606
Fernando Tatis Jr. 15 .333 5 2 2 .333 1.066
Wil Myers 13 .154 2 1 1 .214 .599
Trent Grisham 10 .300 3 2 2 .364 1.264
Jake Cronenworth 9 .111 1 0 0 .200 .311
Jurickson Profar 9 .111 1 0 0 .200 .311
Adam Frazier 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Tommy Pham 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Victor Caratini 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Padres Probable Starter Blake Snell

  • The Padres will send Snell (6-5) to the mound for his 24th start this season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw five innings against the Phillies, giving up three earned runs while allowing two hits.
  • The Dodgers have scored 652 runs this season, which ranks third in MLB. They have 1042 hits, eighth in baseball, with 175 home runs (sixth in the league).
  • His team has been victorious in 42.9% of the games he’s started as the moneyline underdog with a record of 3-4.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 25, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Snell

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
AJ Pollock 12 .167 2 0 0 .167 .334
Will Smith 11 .273 3 0 0 .273 .637
Corey Seager 10 .200 2 0 0 .200 .400
Chris Taylor 10 .400 4 2 4 .400 1.500
Max Muncy 9 .000 0 0 0 .250 .250
Justin Turner 9 .222 2 0 1 .417 .639
Albert Pujols 8 .125 1 0 2 .273 .398
Cody Bellinger 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Trea Turner 4 .250 1 0 0 .500 .750
Billy McKinney 3 .333 1 0 1 .500 1.167

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers’ offense is averaging 5.4 runs in road games and 4.9 per contest when they play at home.
  • The Dodgers score the third-most runs in baseball (652 total, 5.2 per game).
  • The Dodgers have won 64.2% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (79-44).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -140 or shorter, Los Angeles has a 71-33 record (winning 68.3% of its games).
  • Los Angeles has played in 126 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 55 times (55-63-8).
  • Los Angeles went 9-1 across the 10 games it was moneyline favorites in its last 10 matchups.

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Padres Betting Trends

  • The Padres are among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking 10th with 593 total runs this season.
  • They’ve scored 4.4 runs per game this season at home compared to an average of five per contest on the road.
  • The Padres have been underdogs in 23 games this season and won eight (34.8%) of those contests.
  • San Diego has entered six games this season as the underdog by +120 or more and is 3-3 in those contests.
  • Games involving San Diego have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 66 of 127 chances this season.
  • Over the past 10 games, San Diego has been the underdog just once and lost that contest.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Turner paces the Dodgers with a team-high batting average of .322.
  • Turner ranks second in hits (145), second in AVG (.322), and 23rd in OBP (.368) among qualified batters in MLB play.
  • Max Muncy has hit 28 home runs with 76 runs batted in. Both lead his team.
  • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, Muncy ranks 11th in HR (28), 22nd in RBI (76), and fifth in OBP (.388).

Dodgers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Trea Turner 450 .322 80 19 54 .368 .884
Chris Taylor 429 .280 84 18 66 .369 .847
Justin Turner 406 .286 65 21 70 .377 .862
Max Muncy 374 .265 77 28 76 .388 .939
Will Smith 326 .258 55 19 60 .362 .853
A.J. Pollock 323 .307 42 15 53 .353 .873
Gavin Lux 284 .222 39 6 37 .301 .643
Cody Bellinger 239 .172 35 9 31 .251 .582
Corey Seager 225 .280 36 6 32 .367 .811
Matt Beaty 186 .263 31 5 34 .360 .736

Padres Players to Watch

  • Fernando Tatis Jr. is batting .287 this season with a team-high 34 home runs.
  • Jake Cronenworth is batting .276 with an OBP of .344 and a slugging percentage of .486 this season.
  • Cronenworth ranks 19th in hits (128), and 16th in SLG (.486) among qualified hitters in the majors.

Padres Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jake Cronenworth 463 .276 83 19 61 .344 .830
Manny Machado 436 .273 74 22 84 .336 .822
Eric Hosmer 404 .277 44 10 53 .345 .744
Tommy Pham 397 .239 67 13 40 .349 .742
Adam Frazier 386 .324 58 4 32 .386 .834
Wil Myers 353 .261 43 15 52 .340 .782
Fernando Tatis Jr. 345 .287 84 34 76 .362 1.011
Trent Grisham 343 .254 45 13 51 .343 .783
Jurickson Profar 272 .246 38 3 26 .349 .691
Victor Caratini 253 .225 26 6 33 .298 .622

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