August 1, 2019
By StatementGames Team
MLB Network SD Vs LAD Thursday Night Baseball – The Breakdown
San Diego Padres (50-57)
Last 10: 4-6
Los Angles Dodger (71-39)
Joey Lucchesi (7-5, 4.12 ERA, 1.18 WHIP) Vs Clayton Kershaw (9-2, 2.85 ERA, 1.02 WHIP)
MLB Network SD Vs LAD Thursday Night Baseball – Hot Take
Manny Machado is one of the few Padres to have success against Dodgers’ starter Clayton Kershaw, notching 4 hits in 9 at-bats with two homers and five RBI’s. The 27-year-old third baseman has tallied 12 hits in his last seven games, and he owns a .278 average with 26 home runs and 67 RBI’s on the season. Machado is 9 for 34 with four homers and eight RBI’s against the Dodgers this season.
Dodgers’ ace Clayton Kershaw will take the mound for the 19th time of the season, looking for his second straight victory. Kershaw was spot-on in his latest start, holding the Washington Nationals to only two runs in six innings, leading to the win to lift his record to 9-2. The 11-year veteran left-hander has recorded 4 consecutive Quality Starts, and he features a 2.85 ERA and a 1.02 WHIP in 117 innings of action on the season. Kershaw has limited the Padres to eight runs (seven earned) with a 1-0 record in three starts this season, and he stands at 19-6 with a dominating 2.00 ERA in 37 career meetings.
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10 PT Pick = Eric Hosmer + Manny Machado OVER 0.5 HITS
As noted… Machado does well Vs Kershaw plus you are getting Hosmer.
9 PT Pick = San Diego Padres UNDER 2.5 EXTRA BASE HITS
Kershaw 2.00 ERA – enough said!
8 PT Pick = Kershaw UNDER 2.5 Earned Runs
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