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San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals 07/17/2021 Betting Picks, Predictions and MLB Preview
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San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals 07/17/2021 – The San Diego Padres are on fire after they smashed the Nationals in the first game of their three-game series. The Padres will enter their second game against the Nationals from Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. The Padres are sitting at the third spot in the NL West as they continue to trail the Dodgers. The Washington Nationals are sitting at the fourth position in the NL East and will look forward to making up for their previous loss. The top online sportsbook is once again in favor of the Padres to win and cover the spread.
San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals 07/17/2021
San Diego Padres
The San Diego Padres are coming off one of their most unforgettable games last night. San Diego humiliated the Nationals after smashing 24 runs from the plate. From the defensive end, they restricted the Nationals to just eight. San Diego won a total of 54 games after dropping 40 in return. The Padres are way ahead of the Rockies but they are struggling to get past the Dodgers. Blake Snell will take the nod in this game as their starting pitcher. The southpaw is holding a 3-3 record on the season with an ERA of 4.99.
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).
The Nationals had one of their worst games last night against the Padres and they will try to rebound. With a 42-48 record on the season, the Nationals are now six games behind the .500 mark. Washington will need to improve on their overall performance if they want to get past the Braves. The Nationals will deliver Patrick Corbin to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 6-7 record on the season with an ERA of 5.4 and 73 Ks in total.
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,
San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals Betting Numbers
San Diego Padres
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego’s last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 8 games.
San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals Betting Picks
The Padres have Snell on the mound and their powerful batting unit has taken out most of their opponents. The baseball betting odds are in favor of the Padres to win this game and cover the spread. Back San Diego to extend their victory.
Score Prediction: Padres 8, Nationals 4.