JP Sears is starting for the Athletics on Tuesday vs. the Padres and Randy Vasquez. Oakland is currently on a three-game losing streak, and they are 5th in the AL West with an overall record of 26-42. San Diego is 2nd in the NL West with a record of 35-35.

The over/under line is currently at 8 runs, and the Padres are favored at -160 on the money line. This interleague matchup is set for 9:40 PM ET from PETCO Park in San Diego.

SAN DIEGO PADRES VS OAKLAND ATHLETICS BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Diego Padres Moneyline -160

This game will be played at PETCO Park at 9:40 ET on Tuesday, June 11th.

HOW TO BET THE ATHLETICS VS PADRES:

  • We have the Padres winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • However, if you're looking for a run line pick, we like the Athletics to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

San Diego cruised to an easy 6-1 win over the Athletics in the most recent game of this series. The Padres had a huge 3rd inning, scoring three of their six runs. As for the A's, they scored their only run in the 4th. Heading into the game, the Padres were favored at -237 on the money line.

Dylan Cease pitched well for the Padres in this one, going six innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with eight strikeouts but issued five walks. Joey Estes had a rough outing for the A's, taking the loss after going five innings and giving up three earned runs.

At the plate, the Padres were led by Jake Cronenworth and Jackson Merrill, as they were the only two Padres hitters to have more than one hit. Cronenworth, Fernando Tatis Jr., and Manny Machado each had one RBI for San Diego's offense.

Athletics Records & Stats

With a record of 26-42, the Athletics are 5th in the AL West, trailing the Mariners by 12 games. The Athletics have lost three straight games, and they are 6-14 against other teams in the AL West. Oakland lost the series opener vs. the Padres and are just 3-7 across their last 10 games.

So far, the Athletics have gone 15-20 at home compared to an 11-22 mark on the road. As the underdog, the Athletics are 20-40 this season, and they have dropped three straight as the underdog overall. Oakland's overall series record is 7-13-1, and they have lost five straight series.

At 32-36, the Athletics have been a losing proposition on the run line this season. They have been a better bet on the run line as an underdog, going 30-30, compared to just 2-6 as a favorite. Their average run differential this season is -1.2 runs per game, and they have been outscored by an average of 1.6 runs per game on the road.

The Oakland Athletics are on the road today against the San Diego Padres. The over/under line for the game is set at 8 runs, which is right in line with their season average of 8.3 combined runs per game. The A's over/under record for the season is 29-37, and when the line is set at 8 runs, they are 8-10-1. So far this season, 35.3% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs.

Oakland is sending JP Sears to the mound today vs. the Padres, and he comes in with a record of 4-5 and an ERA of 3.93. Sears has made 13 starts this year and has a WHIP of 1.09. Looking back at his last outing, Sears took the loss vs. the Mariners, going six innings and giving up two earned runs on eight hits. Before that, he had given up at least four earned runs in three straight starts. Sears' ERA on the road is 4.51, and he has a record of 1-3 away from home.

Heading into today's game, the Athletics are near the bottom of the league in runs scored, averaging just 3.6 runs per game. They have been slightly better at home, putting up 4 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting just .219 and are also near the bottom of the league in on-base percentage and slugging. However, the Athletics do have the 5th most home runs in the league.

Brent Rooker has been a bright spot for the Athletics offense this season, as he is batting .269 with a team-high 13 homers and 40 RBIs. However, he has gone just 5/26 in his last seven games. Rooker is also on a four-game hitting streak. Catcher Shea Langeliers is 2nd on the team with 12 homers but is batting just .199 for the season.

Padres Records & Stats

San Diego is at an even 35-35 overall this season, and they are 7.5 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. The Padres are 2nd in the NL West and have gone 14-15 against other teams in the division. San Diego took the first game of this series vs. the Athletics and has an overall series record of 12-8-3.

At home, the Padres are just 16-21 this year compared to 19-14 on the road. So far, they have been an even 22-22 as the favorite and 13-13 as the underdog. San Diego will host Oakland with an overall record of 4-6 over their last 10 games.

San Diego has been a solid run-line bet on the road this season, going 24-9. The Padres have an average run margin of +1.3 in road games, which is significantly better than their average run margin at home (-0.5). San Diego's overall run-line record is 37-33, but they are just 13-24 against the run line at home.

The Padres have played in 61 games this season with an average combined run total of 8.7 runs per game. Their over/under record is 35-34, and their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs. When the line has been set at 8 runs, their over/under record is 7-7-1. 40.0% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs, while 38.6% have had lines set lower than 8 runs.

Randy Vásquez gets the start for the Padres today and will be looking to build off his last outing, where he gave up three earned runs in 6 2/3 innings of work. In that outing, he didn't give up a homer. Vásquez's record for the season is 1-3, and he has an ERA of 5.40. Opposing batters are hitting .301 this season off Vásquez. So far, he has made seven starts and two of them have been quality starts. Per nine innings, Vásquez is averaging 5.67 strikeouts and just 1.35 walks.

San Diego's offense has been one of the best in baseball this season, as they are leading the league in batting average and have the 8th best slugging percentage in the league. The Padres are also 5th in runs per game on the road at 5.0 per contest. Overall, they are averaging 4.5 runs per game, which is 9th in the league. San Diego has been tough to strike out, as they are 4th in the league in fewest strikeouts per game.

Fernando Tatis Jr. has been red hot of late, going 11/26 in his last six games with three homers. He is also on a 16-game hitting streak. Tatis Jr. is 9th in the league with 13 homers and is 3rd on the team with 35 RBIs. Jurickson Profar and Jake Cronenworth are also near the top of the Padres' home run and RBI leaderboards.