MLB Prop Bets: San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers – August 5, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers - August 5, 2022
2022-08-05 22:10:00 EDT

The San Diego Padres (61-47) face the Los Angeles Dodgers (72-33) at Dodger Stadium on Friday at 10:10pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Sean Manaea is the probable pitcher for the Padres, while Tony Gonsolin is the probable pitcher for the Dodgers. The Dodgers are favored to win at -155, while the Padres are at +135. The total runs line is set at 8.5, with OVER at -121 and UNDER at +100.

  • The Padres (-155) have a 53-55 Run Line record this season, while the Dodgers (+135) hold a record of 64-41.
  • The Padres have a 50-55-3 O/U record this season (meaning 50 games have gone over the total runs line, 55 have gone under and three have resulted in a push). The Dodgers have a 40-55-10 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Padres are averaging 4.5 runs per game this season (14th in the league). Comparatively, the Dodgers are averaging +0.8 more at 5.2 runs (2nd).
  • In the field, the Padres are allowing 4.0 runs per game this season (9th in the league), while the Dodgers are allowing an average of 3.2 runs (1st).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Padres are at .243 (ranking 16th in the Major leagues), while the Dodgers are batting .258 (4th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Dodgers have hit 135 (5th in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Padres have managed 97 (22nd).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Padres have recorded 466 RBIs to rank 7th in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Dodgers have recorded 523 RBIs to rank 2nd.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Dodgers have an earned run average of 2.94 this season (1st in the Majors), while The Padres have an ERA of 3.74 (8th).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Padres have recorded 965 this season, ranking 5th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Dodgers rank 8th for total strikeouts, recording 924.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .217 against the Dodgers this season (2nd in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Padres’ opponents are at .231 (5th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Padres 26-21-61 15-7-32 11-14-29 17-14-42 9-7-19 0-0-0 3-1-6
  • Dodgers 33-18-54 16-9-25 17-9-29 33-18-52 0-0-2 0-0-0 3-3-4

Lead After Three Innings

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Padres 45-33-30 26-13-15 19-20-15 35-18-20 10-15-10 0-0-0 6-3-1
  • Dodgers 53-32-20 27-13-10 26-19-10 53-30-20 0-2-0 0-0-0 7-3-0


  • The NRFI is 58-50 in Padres games this season. The Dodgers have a 51-54 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Padres recorded an upset 4-2 victory over the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium when these teams last met on July 3. Despite being on the wrong side of that result, Mookie Betts did what he could, hitting a home run. That result snapped the Dodgers’ four-game winning streak against the Padres.

Robert Steele's Free Pick:

Robert Steele

I'm not a fan of being called a "quants" (quantitative analyst) or "math wizard" but it's the truth. I'm a numbers guy. I love to crunch the data, make sense of it, and turn it into a winning bet.
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