At 7:10 PM ET, the Dodgers and Padres will face off in an NL West matchup. This one is being played at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and features a Padres club that is 8-9 compared to the Dodgers at 11-6. The over/under line is at 8.5 runs, and the Dodgers are the favorite at -162.

James Paxton is starting for the Dodgers, and he is facing off against Yu Darvish for the Padres. You can catch this one on ESPN.


The Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers Moneyline -162

This game will be played at Dodger Stadium at 7:10 ET on Sunday, April 14th.


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

Los Angeles picked up a 5-2 win over the Padres in the most recent game of this series. The Dodgers had a three-run 6th inning, and the Padres could only muster one run in the 7th. Heading into the game, the Dodgers were favored at -212 on the money line.

Gavin Stone got the win for the Dodgers out of the bullpen, going 6 2/3 innings and giving up two earned runs. He finished the game with just four strikeouts and allowed one home run. Tom Cosgrove took the loss for the Padres out of the bullpen.

Mookie Betts scored two runs for the Dodgers while going 3/5 with two stolen bases. Enrique Hernandez also had a two-hit game and scored a run for Los Angeles' offense.

Padres Records & Stats

As the Padres are on the road today vs. the Dodgers, they are looking to get above .500, as they currently hold an 8-9 record. In the NL West, they are in 3rd place, which is where they also are in their overall division standings. Right now, they are three games behind the Dodgers and Diamondbacks, who are tied for the division lead.

So far, the Padres have been the favorite in 10 of their games, and they have gone 5-5 in those contests. As the underdog, they are 3-4, which includes a 3-3 mark on the road. San Diego's series record for the season is 1-3-1.

San Diego has been a solid run line bet on the road this season, going 5-1. The Padres have a positive run differential on the road this season, scoring 0.7 more runs per game than their opponents. Their average run differential in winning games is 3.8 runs per game, while their average run differential in losing games is -3.0 runs per game. Overall, the Padres have a run line record of 8-9 this season.

San Diego's games have averaged 10.4 runs this season, but their over/under record is just 8-8. Their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs, but today's line is set at 8.5 runs. Despite the high line, 64.7% of their games have had lower lines than 8.5 runs this season.

Yu Darvish and the Padres are on the road to take on the Dodgers. Darvish has started 4 games this season, and he has yet to pick up a win. He has gone 3, 7, 5, and 3 2/3 innings in his starts, and his last outing was against the Dodgers, where he gave up 1 run in 3 2/3 innings.

Manny Machado is projected to have the 3rd most hits on the Padres and his home run projection is the best on the team and 11th best in the league today. Xander Bogaerts has the highest hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 3rd on the team and 14th in the league. Kyle Higashioka has the 2nd best home run projection on the team and 13th best in the league. Fernando Tatis Jr. has the 2nd best hits projection on the team and his home run projection is the best on the team and 11th best in the league.

Dodgers Records & Stats

With an overall record of 11-6, the Dodgers lead the NL West heading into today's game vs. the Padres. The Dodgers are currently on a two-game winning streak, taking the final game of their series with the Padres and are coming off a series win over the Twins. In the division, they are a perfect 3.0 games ahead of the Padres.

At home, the Dodgers have gone 7-3 this season and are just above .500 at 4-3 on the road. So far, they have been good in night games, putting together a 7-2 record. They are also a perfect 4-1 in series matchups this season.

When the Dodgers win, they win big, with an average run margin of 2.8 runs per game. That's why they have a run line record of 8-9, as they have been favored in every game. Their average run margin for the season is 0.9 runs per game.

So far this season, the Dodgers have played 17 games, and their games have averaged 10.1 runs per game. Their over/under record is 11-6, and their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs. When the line has been set at 8.5 runs, the over/under record is 8-5. However, only four of their games have had a line set at 8.5 runs, which is just 23.5% of their games. Their last game against the Padres had a combined 7 runs, which was under the line of 8.5 runs.

James Paxton will be starting for the Dodgers at home against the Padres. He has been solid in his first two starts, picking up wins in both outings. In his first start, he went 5 innings without allowing a run, and then in his last outing, he went 6 innings and gave up 2 runs on 3 hits.

Our model has Shohei Ohtani as the top power threat for the Dodgers today. He has the 5th highest home run projection in today's slate of games. Freddie Freeman has the highest total hits projection on the team, and his home run projection is 13th in today's games. Mookie Betts is 9th in terms of home run projections league-wide, and his total hits projection is 3rd on the team.