Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres - 8/13/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego Padres (51-64) at Los Angeles Dodgers (81-34)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 4:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
Luis Perdomo (6-6) (4.89) vs. Kenta Maeda (10-4) (3.69)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -315 / San Diego Padres +280 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SNLA, FSSD
Over at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Sunday, the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers will be finishing up their weekend MLB series.
The Padres took the Friday opener 4-3, then on Saturday the Dodgers struck back with a 6-4 victory.
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For the Sunday matchup the Padres will be bringing out RHP Luis Perdomo in the start. In his 110.1 innings and 6-6 record this year, Perdomo has a 4.81 ERA with 87 Ks and 43 BBs.
The Padres have a few notable hitters this year. Coming into the weekend, Wil Myers led the way on 99 hits, 57 runs, 23 homers and 56 RBI while Hunter Renfroe had 90 hits, 45 runs, 20 homers and 45 RBI. On Saturday, Myers hit a solo homer; Renfroe had a hit and an RBI.
As for the Dodgers, they’re rolling with RHP Kenta Maeda on Sunday. Over his 100.0 innings and 10-4 record this year, Maeda has a 3.69 ERA with 96 Ks and 26 BBs.
Los Angeles has some capable bats as well. Corey Seager led the way heading into the weekend with 122 hits, 72 runs, 19 homers and 55 RBI while Justin Turner had 109 hits, 54 runs, 15 homers and 50 RBI. In Saturday’s game, Turner came up empty but Seager had two hist and two RBI.
The Padres are 33-67 in their last 100 road games, and 9-19 in their last 28 versus the NL West. San Diego is also 2-5 in their last seven games overall and 2-5 in their last seven games on grass.
Meanwhile, the Dodgers are 47-9 in their last 56 overall ,and 43-10 in their last 53 home games. Los Angeles is also 41-12 in their last 53 versus a team with a losing record, and 20-8 in their last 28 versus the NL West.
After a couple of shaky starts (nine earned in 12.2 innings), Perdomo had a nice outing in Cincinnati with two earned on seven hits in 6.0 innings. As for Maeda, he’s been great over his last five starts, giving up a total of four earned over 27.0 innings. No matter how you spin it, Maeda and the Dodgers have the advantage here, and it’s their game to lose. Give me LA.