San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 6/21/14
Los Angeles Dodgers (40-35) at San Diego Padres (32-42)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 10:10 pm (PETCO Park)
Josh Beckett (R) (4-4) (2.485) vs. Tyson Ross (R) (6-6) (3.267)
The Line: San Diego Padres -105 / Los Angeles Dodgers -105 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-San Diego
The San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers face off on Saturday at Petco Park as they continue their series of NL West teams.
The San Diego Padres rallied late on Friday to come from behind to beat the Dodgers. Seth Smith had three hits including two home runs, Alexi Amarista had two hits, and Carlos Quentin had a hit as the Padres scored sox runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Ian Kennedy allowed seven hits and five runs while striking out five over 5.0 innings to not factor in the decision as Dale Thayer got the win. For Saturday’s game the Padres start Tyson Ross who has lost his last two decisions. For the season Ross has allowed 84 hits and 34 earned runs while striking out 90 over 93.2 innings for a 6-6 record and 3.27 ERA.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers appeared to be in solid position to get the win on Friday but they let it get away as they fell to the Padres. Dee Gordon, Yasiel Puig, and Adrian Gonzalez each had hits as the Dodgers scored five runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Dan Haren allowed five hits and three runs while striking out five over 5.2 innings to not get a decision as Kenley Jansen blew the save and took the loss. For Saturday’s game the Dodgers start Josh Beckett who has lost three of his last four stats following his no-hitter. For the season Becket has allowed 58 hits and 22 earned runs while striking out 76 over 79.2 innings for a 4-4 record and a 2.49 ERA.
San Diego is 4-8 in their last 12 games, 5-9 against a right-handed starter, and 1-5 in Ross’ last six starts. Los Angeles is 5-2 in their last seven games, 7-3 in their last 10 Saturday games, and 6-15 in Beckett’s last 21 starts. Los Angeles is 9-3 in the last 12 meetings of these two.
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