Saturday's contest at PETCO Park has the San Diego Padres (54-56) going head to head against the Los Angeles Dodgers (63-45) at 8:40 PM ET (on August 5). Our computer prediction projects a close 5-3 win for the Padres, so expect a tight matchup.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Padres will send Blake Snell (8-8) to the mound, while Michael Grove (2-3) will get the nod for the Dodgers.

Padres vs. Dodgers Game Info & Odds

  • When: Saturday, August 5, 2023 at 8:40 PM ET
  • Where: PETCO Park in San Diego, California
  • How to Watch on TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Padres vs. Dodgers Score Prediction

Our pick for this matchup is Padres 5, Dodgers 4.

Total Prediction for Padres vs. Dodgers

  • Total Prediction: Under 9 runs

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Padres Performance Insights

  • In 10 games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, the Padres have a record of 6-4.
  • San Diego and its opponents have combined to hit the over three times in its last 10 games with a total.
  • The Padres have two wins against the spread in their last three chances.
  • The Padres have been favorites in 82 games this season and won 44 (53.7%) of those contests.
  • San Diego has a record of 21-19, a 52.5% win rate, when favored by -165 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • The sportsbooks' moneyline implies a 62.3% chance of a victory for the Padres.
  • San Diego ranks 13th in the majors with 508 total runs scored this season.
  • The Padres' 3.75 team ERA ranks first among all league pitching staffs.

Dodgers Performance Insights

  • Over the past 10 games, the Dodgers have been named underdog just one time and came away with a win in that contest.
  • In its last 10 games with an over/under, Los Angeles and its opponents have combined to eclipse the total six times.
  • The Dodgers have covered the runline in all of their previous 10 games (three of those contests had a spread.
  • The Dodgers have come away with 10 wins in the 17 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • Los Angeles has played as an underdog of +140 or more just one time this year and came away with a win in that game.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Dodgers have a 41.7% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Los Angeles scores the third-most runs in baseball (613 total, 5.7 per game).
  • The Dodgers have pitched to a 4.46 ERA this season, which ranks 19th in baseball.

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Padres Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
July 30 Rangers W 5-3 Blake Snell vs Cody Bradford
July 31 @ Rockies L 4-3 Seth Lugo vs Austin Gomber
August 1 @ Rockies W 8-5 Pedro Avila vs Peter Lambert
August 2 @ Rockies W 11-1 Nick Martínez vs Kyle Freeland
August 4 Dodgers L 10-5 Yu Darvish vs Bobby Miller
August 5 Dodgers - Blake Snell vs Michael Grove
August 6 Dodgers - Rich Hill vs Lance Lynn
August 7 Dodgers - Seth Lugo vs Tony Gonsolin
August 8 @ Mariners - Joe Musgrove vs Logan Gilbert
August 9 @ Mariners - Yu Darvish vs Bryan Woo
August 11 @ Diamondbacks - Blake Snell vs Merrill Kelly

Dodgers Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
July 30 Reds L 9-0 Michael Grove vs Graham Ashcraft
August 1 Athletics W 7-3 Lance Lynn vs Ken Waldichuk
August 2 Athletics W 10-1 Tony Gonsolin vs Hogan Harris
August 3 Athletics W 8-2 Julio Urías vs JP Sears
August 4 @ Padres W 10-5 Bobby Miller vs Yu Darvish
August 5 @ Padres - Michael Grove vs Blake Snell
August 6 @ Padres - Lance Lynn vs Rich Hill
August 7 @ Padres - Tony Gonsolin vs Seth Lugo
August 8 @ Diamondbacks - Julio Urías vs TBA
August 9 @ Diamondbacks - Bobby Miller vs Brandon Pfaadt
August 10 Rockies - Emmet Sheehan vs Ty Blach