Atlanta Braves vs San Diego Padres 4/17/2023 – On Monday night, the Atlanta Braves will be taking on the San Diego Padres at Petco Park to continue the MLB schedule for this season. This will be the first game of a series between the two teams. The Atlanta Braves are 12-4 on the table and are strongly ruling the NL East. On the other hand, the San Diego Padres are in third place in the NL West with an overall 8-9 on the season. The Atlanta Braves will be winning the first game of the series according to the best MLB betting picks today.
Atlanta Braves vs San Diego Padres 4/17/2023
|When:||Monday, April 17, 9:40 PM EDT|
|Where:||Petco Park San Diego, California|
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— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) April 16, 2023
The Atlanta Braves are currently riding a long winning streak after wiping out the Kansas City Royals in their previous series. The Braves are batting with an average of .274 this season and have collected a total of 87 runs so far. The highest number of home runs for Atlanta is by Matt Olson who has knocked five homers out of the park. The Braves will be handing the ball to Max Fried who is 0-0 this season with a 2.70 ERA.
Players to watch: Ronald Acuna Jr. RF (GP 16, AB 67, R 16, H 25, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 11, TB 38, BB 9, SO 12, SB 7, AVG 0.373, OBP 0.455, SLG 0.567, OPS 1.022, WAR 0.9, Ozzie Albies 2B (GP 16, AB 65, R 6, H 17, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 11, TB 27, BB 2, SO 12, SB 0, AVG 0.262, OBP 0.279, SLG 0.415, OPS 0.695, WAR 0.1
San Diego Padres
The San Diego Padres played the Milwaukee Brewers last time out and won only one game out of that four-game series. The Padres are batting with an average of .231 this baseball season and have accumulated 71 runs in total. Xander Bogaerts has scored the highest number of home runs for the team with four to his name. The Padres will be planting Ryan Weathers on the hill for this game. Weathers is 1-0 this season with a 2.70 ERA.
Players to watch: Manny Machado 3B (GP 16, AB 63, R 6, H 16, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 7, TB 22, BB 4, SO 16, SB 1, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.294, SLG 0.349, OPS 0.643, WAR -0.3, Xander Bogaerts SS (GP 16, AB 61, R 12, H 22, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 10, TB 37, BB 8, SO 7, SB 1, AVG 0.361, OBP 0.437, SLG 0.607, OPS 1.043, WAR 1.2
Atlanta Braves vs San Diego Padres Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta’s last 7 games.
Atlanta are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego.
Atlanta are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against San Diego.
Atlanta are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games against an opponent in the National League.
San Diego Padres
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego’s last 7 games.
San Diego are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego’s last 7 games against Atlanta.
San Diego are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego’s last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego’s last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta.
Atlanta Braves vs San Diego Padres Betting Picks
The San Diego Padres have not been able to use their roster well this season and are struggling as of now. The Braves are definitely stronger and have a great starter for their team. The latest baseball betting odds are in favor of a win for the Atlanta Braves in this game.
Score Prediction: Braves 6, Padres 3.