Padres Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 12, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 15, 2022

Joey Meneses takes a three-game homer streak into the Washington Nationals’ (37-76) game versus the San Diego Padres (63-51) at 7:05 PM ET on Friday, at Nationals Park. San Diego (-290 to win) has Mike Clevinger starting, and Washington (+240) is sending out Cory Abbott.

The betting trends in what follows reflect odds as of August 12, 2022 at 5:14 PM ET. See the table below for the latest odds on this game and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Padres vs Nationals Betting Lines

Padres Betting Insights

  • This season, the Padres have won 46 out of the 79 games, or 58.2%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • San Diego has played as a favorite of -290 or more twice this season and split those games.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 74.4% chance of a victory for the Padres.
  • Games involving San Diego have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 54 of 114 chances this season.
  • The Padres have an ATS record of 52-62-0 in 114 games with a spread this season.

Padres Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 5.2
HR 10
ERA 4.45
K/9 8.38

Nationals Betting Insights

  • The Nationals have been victorious in 30, or 30.6%, of the 98 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • Washington has a win-loss record of 2-3 when favored by +240 or worse by sportsbooks this year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Nationals have a 29.4% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Washington and their opponents have hit the over in 55 of their 113 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Nationals are 47-66-0 against the spread in their 113 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Nationals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 2-8
Runs Per Game 3.6
HR 13
ERA 7.20
K/9 6.98

Nationals Probable Pitcher – Cory Abbott

  • The Nationals will look to Abbott (0-1) to open the game and make his third start of the season.
  • His most recent appearance was on Sunday against the Philadelphia Phillies, when the right-hander went three innings, surrendering seven earned runs while giving up seven hits.
  • Abbott has put up one start this season that he pitched five or more innings.
  • The Nationals were the moneyline underdog for two Abbott starts this season — they split the games.
  • His team split the two matchups he’s appeared in this season.
  • Abbott’s two starts with a total this season finished 1-1-0 against the total.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 12, 2022 at 5:14 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Nationals Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Steve Cishek 49 48.0 10.9 9.2 1.4 3.94
Kyle Finnegan 45 44.2 9.1 9.2 1.7 3.63
Erasmo Ramírez 40 57.1 6.0 10.7 1.6 3.61
Andres Machado 38 43.1 7.7 10.2 1.2 4.57
Carl Edwards Jr. 36 40.2 8.6 7.3 1.2 3.32

Padres Probable Pitcher – Mike Clevinger

  • Clevinger and his team have a record of 6-6-0 against the spread when he starts.
  • The right-hander gave up five earned runs and allowed seven hits in four innings pitched against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
  • In 12 starts this season, Clevinger has lasted five or more innings seven times, with an average of 5.0 innings per appearance.
  • When Clevinger starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 6-3.
  • In games Clevinger has started, his team is 8-4.
  • Games started by Clevinger have a 7-5-0 record at hitting the over this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 12, 2022 at 5:14 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Padres Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Luís Garcia 43 41.0 43 3.51 19 2
Josh Hader 40 36.2 63 4.66 0 29
Nabil Crismatt 39 50.1 47 3.04 6 0
Tim Hill 38 33.1 16 3.24 7 0
Robert Suarez 24 26.0 29 3.12 5 1

Padres Hitting Trends

  • The Padres are 21-5 this season in games when they crush at least two home runs.
  • The Padres are 15-2 in games this season when they have had at least five extra-base hits.
  • The club is 41-19 in the games this season it has strung together eight or more hits.
  • The Padres are 34-10 in the games this season that they put up five or more runs.
  • The Padres are 29-9 in games this season when they have drawn five or more walks.

Nationals Hitting Trends

  • They’ve hit two or more homers in 22 games this season and are 15-7 in those matchups.
  • They’ve won 11 of their 16 games with five or more extra-base hits this season.
  • They have won 28 of the 62 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • In 33 games this season with five or more runs scored, they’ved posted a record of 26-7.
  • They have a 13-14 record this season when drawing five or more walks in a game.

Padres vs. Nationals Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Nationals (+240)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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