The Washington Nationals (37-76) will square off against the San Diego Padres (63-51) in Washington on Saturday, August 13 at Nationals Park. As we move through the home stretch of the regular season, each of these teams will of course be searching for a win. Be sure to catch first pitch at 7:05 PM ET!
Take a look at how the Nationals and Padres have performed against each other in the past for context related to Saturday’s regular season tilt.
At this point in the season, these two clubs haven’t competed yet, in which the Nationals are preparing to go all out in their first bout with the Padres. The last time these two teams saw each other on July 18, 2021, the Washington Nationals walked away with an 8-7 victory. The Padres racked up 13 runs on 16 hits while the Nationals scored two runs on nine hits. We’ll see what unfolds this time when these two teams square off at Nationals Park.
Betting Preview for the San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals MLB Game on August 13 2022
Where: Nationals Park in Washington, DC
When: Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 7:05 PM ET
Betting on the San Diego Padres
Record: (63W-51L) | National League West Standing: 2
The last time they played, the Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 13-7 on Wednesday, and we’re eager to see if their result will be the same or if fortunes will change. The overall regular season batting average for the team right now is .241 and specifically Manuel Machado is leading his team with a .295 average. Defensively speaking, the Padres hold an ERA of 3.8 and a fielding percentage of .988. Check out our odds analysis and place your bets based on the team’s recent performances!
Absences and Injuries
It’s confirmed thatthe Padres are missing Fernando Tatis Jr. (Wrist), Thomas Pomeranz (Elbow), Pierce Johnson (Elbow), Jorge Alfaro (Knee), Austin Adams (Forearm), Matthew Beaty (Shoulder), and Craig Stammen (Shoulder).
Betting on the Washington Nationals
Record: (37W-76L) | National League East Standing: 5
In their most recent game on Wednesday, the Nationals lost to the Chicago Cubs by a score of 4-2. For the regular season, the overall batting average for the team is currently .249 as Keibert Ruiz leads the club hitting .246. Defensively speaking, the Nationals hold an ERA of 5.31 and a fielding percentage of .982. Make sure you review our odds assessment further down so you have all the info you need at your fingertips!
Absences and Injuries
With respect to inactive players in this game, the Nationals are without Joseph Ross (Elbow), Erick Fedde (Shoulder), MacKenzie Gore (Elbow), Stephen Strasburg (Ribs), Seth Romero (Calf), William Harris (Pectoral), Jackson Tetreault (Shoulder), Tanner Rainey (Elbow), Evan Lee (Flexor), Carter Kieboom (Forearm), and Sean Doolittle (Elbow).
San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: San Diego Padres (-20000) at Bovada
The San Diego Padres are considered the favorite per oddsmakers in this one. The team comes into the matchup with a winning percentage of 54.55% for this month, a record of six victories in total. Comparatively, the Washington Nationals’ winning percentage is less at 20% for this month, accounting a total of two wins.
Over/Under Pick: Under 12.5 Total Runs (106) at FanDuel
Before you place your bet, keep in mind that the projected over/under for this matchup is under 12.5. This means that the total number of runs for both teams is predicted to be under 12.5.
Runline Pick: San Diego Padres -8.5 Runs (+190) at FanDuel
The San Diego Padres will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover the oddsmakers’ runline of -8.5.
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