The Los Angeles Dodgers (74-60) host the San Diego Padres (74-60) in a must-see matchup on Sunday Night Baseball. On Saturday, Los Angeles picked up an emphatic 12-1 win over San Diego. The victory snapped the Dodgers' three-game losing skid. On the flip side, the Padres are 6-2 in their last eight games. Caleb Ferguson (1-0, 1.85 ERA) gets the start for the Dodgers, while Mike Clevinger (5-5, 3.59 ERA) takes the mound for San Diego. 

First pitch is set for 7:08 p.m. ET. The Dodgers are listed at -160 in the money line (risk $160 to win $100) in the latest Padres vs. Dodgers odds from Caesars Sportsbook. The over/under for total runs scored is 9.5. Before making any Dodgers vs. Padres picks, be sure to see the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times, and it is a 309-266 on top-rated MLB money-line picks since the start of the 2021 season. This is the same model that pegged the 2021 Atlanta Braves at 10-1 as one of three best bets to win it all last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen profitable returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Padres vs. Dodgers and revealed its coveted picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see all of the model's MLB picks. Here are several MLB odds and trends for Dodgers vs. Padres:

  • Padres vs. Dodgers money line: Dodgers -160, Padres +135
  • Padres vs. Dodgers run line: Padres +1.5 (-145)
  • Padres vs. Dodgers over/under: 9.5 runs
  • SD: The Padres are 6-1 in their last 7 vs. NL West opponents 
  • LAD: The Over is 4-0 in the Dodgers' last 4 during Game 3 of a series
  • Padres vs. Dodgers picks: See picks at SportsLine
Featured Game | Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres

Why you should back the Dodgers

First baseman Freddie Freeman is a well-rounded hitter in the middle of the lineup for Los Angeles. Freeman is a complete hitter who has outstanding plate coverage and bat speed. The six-time All-Star has an impressive frame with a decent eye at the dish. He's second in the league in batting average (.326), tied for 14th in RBI (82), and eighth in OPS (.908). 

Third baseman Justin Turner displays a solid glove with the ability to play multiple spots within the infield. Turner has good instincts and a strong throwing arm. At the plate, he consistently hits extra-base hits. He's currently ranked third on the team in doubles (31). The two-time All-Star also has a batting average of .274 along with 67 RBI. Turner heads into this matchup on a 13-game hitting streak. 

Why you should back the Padres

Third baseman Manny Machado is an exceptional talent for San Diego. Machado is a viable defender in the corner due to his great awareness and arm talent. The six-time All-Star owns power to all parts of the field with an effortless swing. Machado leads the team in batting average (.306), home runs (26), RBI (88), and hits (145). 

Right fielder Juan Soto is another stud on the diamond. Soto has quick and powerful hands that spray the ball anywhere on the field. The two-time All-Star hits for both power and average with ease. Soto is batting .245 with 24 home runs and 52 RBI. On Aug. 27, he went 2-for-4 with two base hits. 

How to make Dodgers vs. Padres picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Under on the total, projecting 9.1 combined runs, and it says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the MLB model's picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Dodgers vs. Padres? And which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its MLB picks, and find out.