San Diego Padres vs Atlanta Braves 05/13/2022 Game Preview, Spread and Analysis
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San Diego Padres vs Atlanta Braves 05/13/2022 – The San Diego Padres will be locking horns with the Atlanta Braves on Friday evening at Truist Park. This will be the first game of a three-game series between the two teams. The San Diego Padres are in the second position of the NL West with a score of 20-12, hot at the heels of the ruling Dodgers. The Atlanta Braves are in the second position of the NL East with a score of 15-17. The San Diego Padres will be trying to redeem themselves after their loss against the Cubs, but are expected to nosedive again in this game as per MLB odds today.
San Diego Padres vs Atlanta Braves 05/13/2022
San Diego Padres
The San Diego Padres are entering this series after losing to the Cubs in their last matchup. In the three-game series against the Cubs, the Padres lost two games. The San Diego offense is led by Manny Machado who has a batting percentage of .383 and has scored seven home runs so far. The second-highest number of home runs on the team is by Jurickson Profar who has scored five homers this season. On the mound against the Atlanta Braves, the San Diego Padres are expected to send Yu Darvish to the mound who is currently 3-1 with a 4.05 ERA.
Players to watch: Manny Machado 3B (GP 32, AB 120, R 27, H 46, 2B 8, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 22, TB 75, BB 17, SO 24, SB 6, AVG 0.383, OBP 0.46, SLG 0.625, OPS 1.085, WAR 2.8), Jake Cronenworth 2B (GP 32, AB 117, R 15, H 25, 2B 4, 3B 2, HR 2, RBI 15, TB 39, BB 18, SO 26, SB 0, AVG 0.214, OBP 0.324, SLG 0.333, OPS 0.657, WAR 1).
The Atlanta Braves faced the Boston Red Sox in their last pairing and won one game and lost another. The Atlanta offense is led by Matt Olson who has a current batting percentage of .269 and has posted the highest number of hits for the team with 32 to his name. The highest number of home runs scored is by Austin Riley who has bagged seven in this baseball season. Against the San Diego Padres, the Atlanta Braves will be handing the ball to Max Fried. Fried is 4-2 with a 2.68 ERA.
Players to watch: Ozzie Albies 2B (GP 32, AB 125, R 16, H 28, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 13, TB 50, BB 10, SO 22, SB 3, AVG 0.224, OBP 0.286, SLG 0.4, OPS 0.686, WAR 0.1), Marcell Ozuna LF (GP 32, AB 123, R 11, H 25, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 12, TB 42, BB 7, SO 23, SB 1, AVG 0.203, OBP 0.248, SLG 0.341, OPS 0.59, WAR -0.5).
San Diego Padres vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
San Diego Padres
The total has gone OVER in 11 of San Diego’s last 16 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta’s last 10 games.
San Diego Padres vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
The San Diego Padres are aiming to win with Darvish on their side. But the Atlanta starter has been spectacular in his last few games. Expert MLB predictions are foreseeing a win for the Atlanta Braves in this game.
Score Prediction: Braves 5, Padres 2.