Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres 05/05/2022 – The Miami Marlins will be taking on the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on Thursday night. This will be the opening game of a four-game series between the two teams. The Miami Marlins are in the second position of the NL East, currently dominated by the Mets, with an even record of 12-12. The San Diego Padres are similarly in the second position of the NL West, presently ruled by the LA Dodgers, with a record of 16-9. The baseball betting picks are predicting the San Diego Padres to win in this game.
Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres 05/05/2022
|When:||Thursday, May 5, 9:40 PM ET|
|Where:||Petco Park, San Diego, California|
The Miami Marlins are coming into this game pretty low in confidence after losing 8-7 to Arizona in their last matchup. The Miami offense is led by Jesus Sanchez who has posted 21 hits this season and has also scored 3 homers and 12 RBIs. The highest home-run getter for the team is Jazz Chisholm Jr. who has scored four home runs so far. Against the San Diego Padres, the Miami Marlins will be sending Jesus Luzardo to the mound. Luzardo is currently 2-1 with a 3.10 ERA.
Players to watch: J. Soler RF (GP 24, AB 92, R 7, H 16, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 8, TB 29, BB 13, SO 30, SB 0, AVG 0.174, OBP 0.283, SLG 0.315, OPS 0.598, WAR 0.2), J. Sanchez RF (GP 23, AB 82, R 10, H 21, 2B 3, 3B 2, HR 3, RBI 12, TB 37, BB 6, SO 27, SB 0, AVG 0.256, OBP 0.322, SLG 0.451, OPS 0.773, WAR 0.2).
San Diego Padres
The San Diego Padres played against the Guardians in their previous matchup, which was a doubleheader. In the first game, the Padres won 5-4 but lost 6-5 in the second game. The San Diego offense is led by Manny Machado who has posted 35 hits so far, which is the highest on the team. Machado also has scored 5 homers and 18 ribbies in this season alone. On the mound against the Miami Marlins, the San Diego Padres will be setting up Nick Martinex who is now 1-2 with a 4.12 ERA.
Players to watch: M. Machado 3B (GP 24, AB 92, R 21, H 35, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 18, TB 57, BB 11, SO 18, SB 4, AVG 0.38, OBP 0.448, SLG 0.62, OPS 1.067, WAR 2.1), J. Cronenworth 2B (GP 24, AB 87, R 14, H 18, 2B 2, 3B 2, HR 2, RBI 14, TB 30, BB 15, SO 16, SB 0, AVG 0.207, OBP 0.33, SLG 0.345, OPS 0.675, WAR 1).
Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 6 games.
Miami are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Miami are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego.
Miami are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the National League West Division division.
San Diego Padres
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Diego’s last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego’s last 9 games against Miami.
Padres are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Diego’s last 9 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego’s last 5 games when playing at home against Miami.
Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres Betting Picks
Both these teams are doing similarly on the scoreboard, but the performance on-field tells a different story. The Miami Marlins have been bland in their recent performances and really need to step-up their game. The San Diego Padres are definitely going to continue their winning streak by triumphing in this game, as predicted by baseball betting websites.
Score Prediction: Padres 6, Marlins 4.