The forecast for Wednesday's Athletics vs. Padres interleague matchup calls for broken clouds and temperatures in the mid-60s. First pitch from PETCO Park is set for 4:10 PM ET. Oakland is 26-43 this season, while the Padres are 36-35. Michael King will start for the Padres, and the Athletics are starting Hogan Harris.

San Diego is at home and favored on the money line, with the odds sitting at -190 compared to the Athletics at +161. The over/under line is currently at 7.5 runs. Oakland comes into the game on a four-game losing streak and is 5th in the AL West, while the Padres are 2nd in the NL West.


The Pick: OVER 7.5 Runs

This game will be played at PETCO Park at 4:10 ET on Wednesday, June 12th.


  • 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 picked up a 4-3 win over the Athletics in the most recent game of this series. The Padres had a huge 5th inning, scoring three of their four runs. As for the A's, they scored two runs in the 8th and added one more in the 9th, but fell short.

Randy Vásquez got the start for the Padres, going just five innings while giving up one run and striking out five. He did not factor in the decision, as Robert Suarez got the win out of the bullpen. Scott Alexander took the loss for Oakland out of the bullpen.

Kyle Higashioka was the difference for the Padres, as he homered and scored three times. Fernando Tatis Jr. also had a two-hit game and drove in a run.

Athletics Records & Stats

The Athletics are looking to snap a four-game losing streak today, and they are hoping to avoid losing their third straight game of this series vs. the Padres. Currently, the Athletics are 26-43, putting them 5th in the AL West. They trail the Mariners by 13 games for the division lead.

So far, the Athletics are just 6-14 against other AL West teams. At home, they are 15-20 compared to 11-23 on the road. As the underdog, the Athletics are 20-41 this year, and they have dropped four straight as the underdog overall.

Despite an overall run line record of 33-36, the Athletics have been a better bet on the road, where they are 17-17. Their average run differential on the road is -1.6 runs per game, compared to -0.8 at home. They have been a better bet as an underdog, going 31-30, compared to just 2-6 as the favorite.

When the Oakland Athletics are on the road, the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs. The A's have an over/under record of 29-38 this season, and their games have averaged 8.3 runs per contest. When the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, their record is 9-13. Overall, 63.8% of their games this season have had over/under lines set higher than 7.5 runs, and their current under streak is at 2 games.

Hogan Harris is getting the start for the A's today on the road against the Padres. Harris has been solid in his first two outings, going 6 innings in his first start and 5 2/3 in his second. He has yet to pick up a win, but has 10 strikeouts in 11 2/3 innings of work.

Overall, the Athletics are one of the league's worst offensive teams, averaging just 3.6 runs per game (29th). They have been even worse on the road, averaging just 3.1 runs per contest. However, they have been a little better at home, averaging 4 runs per game. As a team, they are batting just .220, which is 21st in the league, and are also near the bottom of the league in strikeouts and on-base percentage.

Abraham Toro is batting .268 for the season and is 3rd on the team with 24 RBIs, but he is hitting just .184 over his last nine games. Brent Rooker has been a bright spot for the Athletics, as he is 13th in the league with 40 RBIs and leads the team with 13 homers. He is also batting .263 for the season.

Padres Records & Stats

San Diego is 36-35 overall and trails the Dodgers by 7.5 games in the NL West. The Padres have won two straight games, and they are 14-15 in divisional matchups this year. So far, they have gone 17-21 at home compared to 19-14 on the road.

As the home favorite, the Padres are 15-15 this year and 23-22 overall as the favorite. San Diego has been an even 13-13 when coming into a game as the underdog. The Padres have won two straight games as the favorite, and their overall series record is 12-8-3.

San Diego has been a profitable team to bet on the run line this season, going 37-34 overall. The Padres have been especially good on the run line on the road, going 24-9. They have been a bit of a different story at home, where they are just 13-25 on the run line. San Diego's average run margin in winning games is +3.9, while it is -3.3 in losing games.

San Diego is playing host to Oakland today with an over/under line of 7.5 runs, which is lower than their combined run average of 8.7. The Padres have hit the under in 9 of 21 games this season when the line has been set at 7.5 runs, and their over/under record for the season is 35-35. The under has hit in their last two games.

Michael King gets the start for the Padres today and will be looking to build off his last outing, where he didn't give up a run. Against the Diamondbacks on June 7th, King went five innings, picking up the win in the outing. Looking back over his last three starts, he has finished with a no-decision in each outing. King has made six quality starts this year and has a record of 5-4 with a 3.58 ERA. Opposing batters are hitting .212 off King this year, and his WHIP is currently 1.22.

So far this season, the Padres have been the top-hitting team in the league, with a team batting average of .263. They have been even better on the road, averaging 5 runs per game. Overall, they are 9th in the league in scoring at 4.5 runs per contest. San Diego is also among the league leaders in on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and OPS.

Not only is Fernando Tatis Jr. the Padres' top home run hitter this season, but he has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 9/26 (.346) with three homers over his last six games. Overall, Tatis Jr. is batting .283 with 35 RBIs. Jurickson Profar and Jake Cronenworth are also near the top of the league in RBIs, with 45 apiece.