Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres MLB Online Betting Preview
The Atlanta Braves have built up quite a following in the 2018 MLB online betting season. By delivering highlight reel after highlight reel, the Braves have mounted a charge that has landed them the No.1 spot in the NL East. And in tonight’s Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres matchup, you can bank on the Bravos trying to build on their divisional lead. What kind of chance are Monday’s sports parlay odds giving them of getting it done?
Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres – Monday, June 4th
Series: Game 1
When: 10:10 pm ET
Where: Petco Park, San Diego, California
Stream: ESPN+, MLB TV
MLB Online Betting Odds:
|Braves||+1½ (-220)||7½ (-120)||+105|
|Padres||-1½ (+180)||7½ (EV)||-115|
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The Braves enter this Monday night pairing sporting a 35-24 record that ranks them No. 1 in the NL East. It’s been 4 seasons since Atlanta has made the playoffs so there’s no question Braves fans are thrilled about Atlanta’s current success. Atlanta just got done facing the Washington Nationals in a 4-game series and managed to finish 3-1 against the Nats. To help keep the momentum moving this evening, Atlanta will be sending Julio Teheran to the mound. Teheran is 4-3 on the season with a 4.03 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP.
Players to Watch: Freddie Freeman (9 HR, 40 RBI, .335 BA), Nick Markakis (7 HR, 39 RBI, .328 BA), and Ozzie Albies (14 HR, 35 RBI, .263 BA).
San Diego Padres
The Padres tumble into this Friday night matchup with a 27-34 record that ranks them dead last in the NL West. Notwithstanding their struggles, San Diego is only 5 ½ games behind the division-leading Arizona Diamondbacks. With a 5-1 record in their last 6, San Diego comes into this matchup with a good bit of momentum. However, they’ll need to maintain their current pace if they are to make a push for the lead in the division. Clayton Richard will get the start on behalf of San Diego this evening. Richard enters with a disappointing 3-6 record as well as a 4.74 ERA and a 1.31 WHIP.
Players to Watch: Eric Hosmer (6 HR, 25 RBI, .289 BA), Christian Villanueva (15 HR, 35 RBI, .241 RBI), and Franmil Reyes (4 HR, 6 RBI, .235 BA).
Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres Betting Predictions
- The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego
- Atlanta is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against San Diego
- Atlanta is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games when playing San Diego
- San Diego is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
- San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
- The TOTAL has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego’s last 7 games at home
Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres Betting Picks
So which team should sportsbook players take in this Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres matchup? All in all it’s probably better to stick with the Braves in this one. Sure the Padres are playing at home and they come in riding a good deal of momentum. But in the end, that won’t be enough to deter the Braves – who will have the better pitcher on the mound this evening. Sign up today to get in on this MLB betting action!
Score Prediction: 5-4 Atlanta. A close game but the Braves pull away in the end. San Diego will cover the spread and the TOTAL will be OVER.