San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - 6/14/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Dodgers (36-26) at San Diego Padres (32-32)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 4:10 pm (PETCO Park)
M Bolsinger (4-1) (2.08) vs. J Shields (7-0) (3.79)
The Line: San Diego Padres -118 / Los Angeles Dodgers +108 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-San Diego
The San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers face off on Sunday at PETCO Park as they close out their MLB series of National League West teams.
The San Diego Padres have gotten off to a slow start to the season but thy helped their own cause as they beat the Dodgers again on Saturday. Justin Upton hit the game winning home run, Will Venable had two hits, and Matt Kemp had a hit as the Padres scored two runs on eight hits. Starting pitcher Ian Kennedy allowed four hits and run while striking out four over 7.0 innings to not get a decision as Brandon Maurer got the win to go to 4-0 and Craig Kimbrel earned his 16th save. For Sunday’s game the Padres start James Shields who has allowed 77 hits and 34 earned runs while striking out 98 over 80.2 innings for a 7-0 record and a 3.79 ERA.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers Just couldn’t muster much offense on Saturday as they fell to the Padres in San Diego. Yasmani Grandal hit a home run, Yasiel Puig had two hits, and Justin Turner had a hit as the Dodgrs scored one run on five hits. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke allowed eight hits and two runs while striking out seven over 8.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 5-2 for the season. For Sunday’s game the Dodgers start Michael Bolsinger who has allowed 30 hits and 10 earned runs while striking out 36 over 43.1 innings for a 4-1 record and a 2.08 ERA.
San Diego is 8-3 against a right-handed starter, 1-8 as a home underdog, and 7-1 in Shields’ last eight starts. Los Angeles is 3-7 in game three of a series, 10-4 in Sunday games, and 4-1 in Bolsinger’s last five starts as a favorite. Los Angeles is 26-13 in their last 39 games against San Diego.
Even with the total set as low as 7.0 I still see the pitchers winning again and this one coming in under the total and that is my free pick. My stronger pick is on the winning team and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.