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Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres 08/03/2020 MLB Picks, Predictions and Previews

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Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres 08-03-2020 MLB Picks Predictions and Previews

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres 08/03/2020 –San Diego Padres will remain at home to host the Los Angeles Dodgers from Petco Park in San Diego California as they open a three-game series. The Padres are holding the third spot in the NL West division with a 6-4 overall record. San Diego declined after their unexpected loss against Colorado Rockies in their last series. The Dodgers, on the other hand, are sitting at the second spot in the NL West division with a 7-3 record. Los Angeles is just one game ahead of the Padres and this is an important series for both teams. The baseball odds have equally been in support for both teams in the past few games.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres 08/03/2020

When: Monday, August 3, 9:10 PM ET
Where: Petco Park, San Diego, California
TV: FSSD
Stream: SofaScore

Los Angeles Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers were a threat last season and they continue to dominate other teams this season. The Dodgers defeated Houston Astros in both games and they defeated Arizona Diamondbacks in their last series. The Dodgers lost just one of their four games against Arizona. In their last outing, Los Angeles went deep from the plate and smashed 11 runs to success. The Diamondbacks were restricted to just two runs. Los Angeles will turn in Walker Buehler as their starting pitcher in this game. Buehler held an impressive 14-4 record last season with 215 strikeouts and an ERA of 3.26.

Players to watch: M. Betts RF (GP10 AB45 R7 H13 2B5 3B0 HR2 RBI6 TB24 BB4 SO7 SB1 AVG0.289 OBP0.347 SLG0.533 OPS0.88 WAR0). M. Muncy 2B (GP10 AB41 R7 H9 2B2 3B0 HR3 RBI4 TB20 BB6 SO12 SB0 AVG0.22 OBP0.36 SLG0.488 OPS0.848 WAR0).

San Diego Padres

San Diego Padres had neat progress until their last series went unsuccessful against the Rockies. The Padres won their first game of the series but failed to keep pace against a strong Rockies pitching unit. Last night, San Diego surrendered nine runs to the Rockies and scored just six in return. Starting pitcher Zach Davies struggled on the mound after surrendering three runs, two homers and two strikeouts in a span of just five innings. The Padres will turn in Chris Paddack as their starting pitcher in this game. Paddack held a 9-7 record last season with 153 strikeouts and an ERA of 3.33.

Players to watch: F. Tatis Jr. SS (GP10 AB40 R8 H11 2B3 3B1 HR2 RBI9 TB22 BB7 SO17 SB3 AVG0.275O BP0.383 SLG0.55 OPS0.933 WAR0). M. Machado 3B (GP10 AB39 R7 H9 2B1 3B0 HR2 RBI7 TB16 BB7 SO11 SB1 AVG0.231 OBP0.348 SLG0.41 OPS0.758 WAR0).

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Betting Numbers

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Los Angeles Dodgers

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Dodgers’ last 8 games.
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against San Diego.
LA Dodgers are 13-2 SU in their last 15 games on the road.
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego.

San Diego Padres

The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego’s last 5 games.
San Diego is 7-13 SU in its last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego’s last 5 games at home.
San Diego is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego’s last 6 games this season.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Betting Picks

This is a tough call since both teams have a similar strategy. However, it’s safe for the Dodgers with Buehler on the mound as their starter. The baseball picks are in favor of the Dodgers to win and cover.

Score Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers 4, San Diego Padres 3.