Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres: prediction for the MLB game
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Dodgers continue to deliver excellent performances. The team is on a five-game winning streak, and in general, Los Angeles have been a formidable force throughout the season. Thanks to the consistent results, the Dodgers comfortably lead the National League standings at 0.686. The team is back home after a long road trip and will look to extend the winning streak.
San Diego Padres
The Padres are on top form, too. They played eight games at home before coming to Los Angeles, and suffered defeats twice - to the Twins (4:7) and the Rockies (3:7). However, San Diego don't often triumph on road trips, and have recently experienced many problems away from home. This is one of the main reasons why the Padres are only 4th in the National League standings.
In 3 head-to-head games out of 4, the teams failed to score more than 7 runs.
In 3 out of 5 head-to-head games, the Los Angeles Dodgers won the first inning.
Los Angeles are in excellent form and are the favorites to win this game. After their solid performance away, the Dodgers surely should deliver a win at home. The Padres are definitely a strong team, but they often struggle to show their best side on road trips. We will be backing the hosts here.
Our prediction - Los Angeles to win