San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals 07/16/2021 – A three-game series is all set to get underway as San Diego Padres take on Washington Nationals from Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. For the first half of the season, the Padres have remained at the third spot in the NL West. San Diego is still struggling to make it past the Dodgers in the second place. The Washington Nationals have been up and down the NL East Division and are now sitting at the fourth position. The Nationals have not been consistent with their victory. The best sportsbook has all the odds and lines available online for this exciting game.
San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals 07/16/2021
|When:||Friday, July 16, 7:05 PM ET|
|Where:||Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.|
San Diego Padres
The San Diego Padres have won a total of 53 games while dropping 40 in return. San Diego is way ahead of the Rockies, but they seem to be struggling to get past the Dodgers and the Giants at the top. The Padres entered this game riding a two-game losing streak. Fernando Tatis. Jr is the top scorer for the Padres with an average of .286. The talented shortstop has smashed a total of 28 runs. Manny Machado is the leader in RBIs with 60 and Jake Cronenworth is the leader in hits with 94. Chris Paddack will get the ball in this game as their starter. The righty is holding a 4-6 record on the season with an ERA of 5.38.
Players to watch: J. Cronenworth 2B (GP 91, AB 340, R 63, H 94, 2B 20, 3B 3, HR 12, RBI 34, TB 156, BB 34, SO 54, SB 4, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.35, SLG 0.459, OPS 0.809, WAR 3.5), M. Machado 3B (GP 85, AB 303, R 53, H 81, 2B 15, 3B 2, HR 15, RBI 60, TB 145, BB 43, SO 59, SB 9, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.354, SLG 0.479, OPS 0.833, WAR 3.1).
Washington Nationals will enter this game holding a 42-47 record on the season. The Nationals are now five games behind the .500 mark. Washington has Trea Turner as their leader in batting with an average of .318. When it comes to home runs and RBIs, Kyle Schwarber has taken the leader with 25 and 53. The Nationals are yet to reveal their starting pitcher for this game. Washington will need to win consistently to get past opponents.
Players to watch: T. Turner SS (GP 85, AB 346, R 56, H 110, 2B 15, 3B 2, HR 17, RBI 42, TB 180, BB 24, SO 70, SB 19, AVG 0.318, OBP 0.365, SLG 0.52, OPS 0.886, WAR 3.6), S. Castro 2B (GP 87, AB 315, R 25, H 89, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 38, TB 118, BB 26, SO 62, SB 0, AVG 0.283, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.375, OPS 0.708, WAR 1.3).
San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals Betting Numbers
San Diego Padres
San Diego is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Washington.
Padres are 4-12 SU in their last 16 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego’s last 5 games against an opponent in the National League East Division division.
San Diego is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games played on a Friday.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games.
Nationals are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games against San Diego.
Washington is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Nationals are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games against an opponent in the National League.
San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals Betting Picks
The baseball betting predictions are clearly in favor of the Padres to win this game and cover the spread. San Diego has a better shot at this game with their starting pitcher and their powerful batting unit.
Score Prediction: Padres 6, Nationals 2.