San Diego Padres vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction MLB Picks 6/17/24

Philadelphia Phillies (47-23) vs San Diego Padres (37-37)

Game Info: Monday, June 17, 2024 at 6:40 pm (Citizens Bank Park)

Cristopher Sanchez (3-3) (2.94) vs Randy Vasquez (1-3) (4.93)

Betting Odds: Philadelphia Phillies -172 / San Diego Padres +146 --- Over/Under: 9.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

In this article, we will formulate a San Diego Padres vs Philadelphia Phillies prediction for this MLB game on Monday, June 17th at Citizens Bank Park. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Phillies form and recent player performance 

-The Padres recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving San Diego

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Philadelphia 

-Recent betting trends in games played between Philadelphia and San Diego

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Padres and Phillies. 

Padres Swept Over the Weekend

The Padres faced off against the New York Mets over the weekend and it was an ugly weekend. The Padres scored six runs on Sunday but the pitching gave up 11 runs and that led to the defeat. Dylan Cease went 3.2 innings giving up seven hits and seven earned runs. The Padres are averaging 4.4 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.27 runs per game. The offense is ranked 13th in the league while the pitching is ranked 13th in the league. Fernando Tatis Jr has hit 13 home runs and driven in 35 RBIs so far this season. Getting the start for the Padres will be Randy Vasquez who sits with a 1-3 record and an ERA of 4.98. In his last start against the A’s he went five innings giving up seven hits and one run. 

Why The Padres Will Win

  • The Padres have won five of their last six games as road underdogs following a road loss.
  • The Phillies have lost four of their last five games.
  • The Padres have covered the run line in 10 of their last 11 road games against National League opponents that held a winning record.
  • The Phillies have failed to cover the run line in five of their last six games after playing the previous day.

Phillies Struggled Against Orioles

The Phillies struggled against the Orioles and they ended up losing the last two games. On Sunday the Phillies scored three runs but the pitching gave up eight runs. Alex Bohm did have a strong game finishing with three hits and two RBIs. The Phillies are averaging 5.0 runs while their pitching is giving up 3.65 runs per game. The offense is naked 3rd in the league while the pitching is ranked 5th. Bryce Harper has hit 15 home runs and driven in 46 RBIs so far this season. Getting the start for the Phillies will be Cristopher Sanchez who sits with a 3-3 record and an ERA of 3.07. In his last start against the Boston Red Sox, he went four innings giving up seven hits and four runs. 

Why the Phillies Will Win

  • The Phillies have won each of their last 10 games at Citizens Bank Park against NL West opponents that held a losing record.
  • The Padres have lost each of their last six road games after playing the previous day.
  • The Padres have failed to cover the run line in each of their last five road games after playing the previous day.
  • The Phillies have covered the run line in each of their last four games against the Padres.
  • The Padres have trailed after 5 innings in each of their last four games against National League opponents.

San Diego Padres vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction

The Padres and Phillies are both going to struggle to get the offense going here. The Padres send Randy Vasquez to the mound and in his last start he gave up only one run. The Phillies send Sanchez to the mound and he sits with an ERA of 3.08. THe Padres are going to really struggle to get the offense going here. Neither team is going to reach four runs here. Back the under to cash. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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