Padres vs Nationals Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 14

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  • The (79-33) are favorites vs the (79-33)
  • Padres starting pitcher: Blake Snell (4-6), 3.96 ERA
  • Nationals starting pitcher: Paolo Espino (0-4), 4.04 ERA
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The San Diego Padres () visit Nationals Park to take on the Washington Nationals () on Sunday, August 14, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 12:05pm EDT in Washington.

The are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at ().

The Padres vs Nationals Over/Under is total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Padres are 64-52 against the spread (ATS), while the Nationals are 48-67 ATS.

Padres vs. Nationals Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Padres O
Nationals U

Padres vs Nationals Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Padres will win Sunday‘s matchup with 50.1% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Padres and Nationals and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Padres Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Padres players for Sunday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Josh Bell has hit the Runs Under in 32 of his last 39 away games (+20.20 Units / 29% ROI)
  • Josh Bell has hit the Hits Under in 14 of his last 17 away games (+16.75 Units / 67% ROI)
  • Ha-Seong Kim has hit the Hits Over in 32 of his last 44 games (+15.10 Units / 21% ROI)
  • Juan Soto has hit the Hits Over in 31 of his last 40 games (+15.05 Units / 19% ROI)
  • Juan Soto has hit the Total Bases Over in 29 of his last 44 games (+13.90 Units / 23% ROI)

Best Nationals Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Nationals players for Sunday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Riley Adams has hit the Singles Under in 12 of his last 13 games at home (+9.55 Units / 35% ROI)
  • Cesar Hernandez has hit the Singles Under in 28 of his last 45 games (+9.45 Units / 18% ROI)
  • Cesar Hernandez has hit the Hits Under in 19 of his last 35 games (+8.95 Units / 21% ROI)
  • Yadiel Hernandez has hit the Total Bases Under in 11 of his last 14 games at home (+8.75 Units / 39% ROI)
  • Keibert Ruiz has hit the Runs Under in 10 of his last 11 games at home (+7.85 Units / 30% ROI)

Nationals vs Padres Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Cesar Hernandez 0.5 +675 0.5 -2000
Ildemaro Vargas 0.5 +725 0.5 -2500
Joey Meneses 0.5 +340 0.5 -600
Lane Thomas 0.5 +450 0.5 -900
Luke Voit 0.5 +290 0.5 -450

Nationals vs Padres Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Cesar Hernandez 0.5 -190 0.5 +135
Ildemaro Vargas 0.5 -155 0.5 +110
Joey Meneses 0.5 -190 0.5 +130
Lane Thomas 0.5 -185 0.5 +125
Luke Voit 0.5 -160 0.5 +110

Nationals vs Padres RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Cesar Hernandez 0.5 +230 0.5 -350
Ildemaro Vargas 0.5 +275 0.5 -450
Joey Meneses 0.5 +170 0.5 -250
Lane Thomas 0.5 +200 0.5 -300
Luke Voit 0.5 +150 0.5 -225

Nationals vs Padres Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Blake Snell 7.5 +100 7.5 -145
Paolo Espino 3.5 +120 3.5 -165
  • The San Diego Padres have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 49 of their last 91 games (+11.05 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The San Diego Padres have hit the Game Total Over in 13 of their last 20 games (+6.50 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The San Diego Padres have covered the Run Line in 33 of their last 58 away games (+2.65 Units / 3% ROI)
  • The San Diego Padres have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 7 of their last 11 away games (+2.40 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The San Diego Padres have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 4 of their last 7 away games (+1.00 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The Washington Nationals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 61 of their last 102 games (+19.90 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Washington Nationals have hit the Game Total Over in 24 of their last 41 games at home (+7.45 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Washington Nationals have hit the Moneyline in 4 of their last 9 games at home (+4.20 Units / 47% ROI)
  • The Washington Nationals have covered the Run Line in 2 of their last 5 games at home (+0.40 Units / 8% ROI)

Padres Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Padres have gone 54-62 against the Run Line (-10.95 Units / -7.62% ROI).

  • 64-52 when betting on the Moneyline for -4.35 Units / -2.58% ROI
  • 55-58 when betting on the total runs Over for -8.1 Units / -6.4% ROI
  • 58-55 when betting on the total runs Under for -3.05 Units / -2.36% ROI

Nationals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Padres have gone 48-67 against the Run Line (-27.4 Units / -19.45% ROI).

  • 38-77 when betting on the Moneyline for -21.2 Units / -17.77% ROI
  • 57-51 when betting on the total runs Over for +1.05 Units / 0.82% ROI
  • 51-57 when betting on the total runs Under for -11 Units / -8.74% ROI

Blake Snell has walked 42 of 232 batters (18%) with runners in scoring position since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 136 total IP; League Avg: 9% — 0 Percentile.

Blake Snell has walked 19 of 86 batters (22%) with runners in scoring position this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 55 total IP; League Avg: 9% — 0 Percentile.

Blake Snell has allowed an average Exit Velocity of 86.9 MPH on pitches out of the zone since the start of last season (94 balls in play) — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 136 total IP; League Avg: 80.3

Blake Snell has allowed a slugging percentage of just .147 (21 Total Bases / 143 ABs) when ahead in the count this season — best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 55 total IP; League Avg: .298 — 100th Percentile.

Paolo Espino: Nationals Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Opponents are hitting just .175 (7-for-40) against Paolo Espino on the first pitch of at-bats this season — best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 55 total IP; League Avg: .334 — 100th Percentile.

Paolo Espino has not allowed a walk in his last 71 PAs against a LHH dating back to June 29th — Garrett Whitlock has the longest active streak at 86.

Paolo Espino has walked 4 of 142 left-handed batters (3%) this season — 3rd best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 55 total IP; League Avg: 8% — 98th Percentile.

Paolo Espino has allowed at least one HR in each of his last five games dating back to July 16th — Josiah Gray has the longest active streak at 8.

Padres Keys to the Game vs. the Nationals

The Padres are 33-24 (.579) at home this season — 10th best in MLB; League Avg: .528.

The Padres are 16-2 (.889) when totaling 5 or more extra base hits this season — tied for 4th best in MLB; League Avg: .795.

The Padres are just 2-40 (.048) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — 6th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .088.

The Padres are just 8-9 (.471) when tied entering the 7th inning this season — tied for 9th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

Nationals Keys to the Game vs. the Padres

The Nationals are just 18-41 (.305) at home this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .528.

The Nationals are just 12-69 (.148) when scoring 4 or fewer runs this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .294.

The Nationals are just 38-64 (.373) when allowing 5 or more extra base hits this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .534.

The Nationals are just 104-24 (.812) when leading entering the 7th inning since the 2020 season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .875.

Padres hitters have chased 36% of pitches out of the zone with two-strikes since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 40%.

Padres hitters have a swing rate of just 46% since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 48%.

Padres hitters have chased 23% of pitches out of the zone this month (13 games) — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 30%.

Padres hitters are slugging just .373 against LHP since the start of last season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .408.

The Nationals have a winning percentage of just 30% at home this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 53%.

The Nationals have a winning percentage of just 37% since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 50%.

Nationals hitters have grounded into 267 double plays in 2,041 opportunities (13%) since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 10%.

The Nationals have a winning percentage of just 38% at home since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 53%.

Padres pitchers have walked 61 of 1,038 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 7%.

The longest HR allowed by the Padres pitchers this season traveled 486.0 feet — — 3rd longest in MLB; League Avg: 459.3

Opponents have a groundball batting average of just .193 against Padres pitchers with the shift since the start of 2020 — best in MLB; League Avg: .225.

Padres pitchers have won 39% of games in which they have allowed their opponent to score in three different innings on the road this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 24%.

Nationals pitchers have an ERA of 5.29 (1003.0 IP) this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 3.99.

Nationals pitchers have allowed innings of 3+ runs in 9% of innings played this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 6%.

The Nationals have won just 20% of home games in which their opponents scored first since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 36%.

Opponents have a groundball batting average of .309 against Nationals pitchers with runners on base this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: .247.

Nationals vs. Padres Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Joseph Ross (Nationals): Elbow, D60
  • Erick Fedde (Nationals): Shoulder, D15
  • MacKenzie Gore (Nationals): Elbow, D15
  • Stephen Strasburg (Nationals): Ribs, D60
  • Seth Romero (Nationals): Calf, D60
  • William Harris (Nationals): Pectoral, D60
  • Jackson Tetreault (Nationals): Shoulder, D60
  • Tanner Rainey (Nationals): Elbow, D60
  • Evan Lee (Nationals): Flexor, D60
  • Carter Kieboom (Nationals): Forearm, D60
  • Sean Doolittle (Nationals): Elbow, D60
  • Fernando Tatis Jr. (Padres): Wrist, D60
  • Thomas Pomeranz (Padres): Elbow, D60
  • Pierce Johnson (Padres): Elbow, D60
  • Austin Adams (Padres): Forearm, D60
  • Matthew Beaty (Padres): Shoulder, D60
  • Craig Stammen (Padres): Shoulder, D15

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