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Washington Nationals vs San Diego Padres 07/08/2021 Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
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Washington Nationals vs San Diego Padres 07/08/2021 – With a 42-43 placing them second in the NL East, the Washington Nationals are ready to take on the San Diego Padres at Petco Park in San Diego, California. The San Diego Padres are currently positioned third in the NL West after they lost to the Nationals 15-5 on Wednesday night. After being reinstated for the second game of four against the Padres, Erick Fedde gave up six runs and eight hits. Before Martinez pulled the plug on his outing, Fedde ended up giving the Nationals four and a half innings. The baseball betting site has all the odds and lines available online as these teams conclude their series.
Washington Nationals vs San Diego Padres 07/08/2021
After dropping their fourth straight game to the Dodgers, the Washington Nationals will try to reclaim their winning streak. Washington dropped their second game against the Padres with a 7-4 final score. The Nationals will focus on cranking up the offense. Josh Harrison definitely made an impression at Petco, not only with his three-run home run in the top of the fifth inning but also with his animated conversations with the Padre fans. All-star Juan Soto seems to be getting warmed up for the Home Run Derby at Coors Field. Soto smashed a solo home run in the sixth inning for the Nationals.
Players to watch: T. Turner SS (GP 80, AB 323, R 51, H 102, 2B 15, 3B 2, HR 15, RBI 39, TB 166, BB 23, SO 67, SB 18, AVG 0.316, OBP 0.365, SLG 0.514, OPS 0.879, WAR 3.1), S. Castro 2B (GP 82, AB 296, R 23, H 79, 2B 17, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 34, TB 105, BB 25, SO 62, SB 0, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.321, SLG 0.355, OPS 0.676, WAR 0.9).
San Diego Padres
Third in the NL West, the Padres are eight in terms of runs scored, placing them just one position behind the Nationals. In this series so far, the Padres have produced 12 runs. Ryan Weathers gave up four runs on seven hits. In 5.1 innings, the starting pitcher gave up two home runs. Mark Melancon came in on the ninth inning giving up no runs. Recording his 26th save in 30 chances, this was a remarkable bounce-back performance. The Padres are coming off an unexpected and humiliating defeat against the Nationals.
Players to watch: J. Cronenworth 2B (GP 87, AB 324, R 61, H 90, 2B 19, 3B 2, HR 12, RBI 34, TB 149, BB 33, SO 50, SB 4, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.353, SLG 0.46, OPS 0.812, WAR 3.3),
Washington Nationals vs San Diego Padres Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games.
San Diego Padres
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego’s last 5 games.
Washington Nationals vs San Diego Padres Betting Picks
Both teams are trying to get back to their winning streaks, the San Diego Padres have an upper hand in terms of both offense and defense as compared to the Nationals. Back the Padres to win and cover this spread with the sports betting website in their favor.
Score Prediction: Padres 4, Nationals 2.