Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 6/19/2014
Friday, June 20, 2014, 9:10 PM on SNLA, FSSD
PETCO Park, San Diego, California
Los Angeles Dodgers - Haren, D (7-4) vs. San Diego Padres - Kennedy, I (5-8)
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On Friday night, Dan Haren will be going for his third consecutive win for the Los Angeles Dodgers and will have to beat Ian Kennedy and the San Diego Padres.
Veteran Dan Haren won his second consecutive game last Saturday by defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks at home. He went 6.1 innings in that start and allowed three runs on eight hits while striking out two and walking no one. Haren has had a nice bounce back season this year so far by going 7-4 through 14 starts with a solid 3.54 ERA.
Will Venable has struggled against Haren in his career, going 1-for-15 against him with a home run and six strikeouts. Third baseman Chase Headley is 10-for-35 against him with two doubles, a home run and 10 strikeouts.
Right-hander Ian Kennedy lost his second straight start and his eighth loss overall on Sunday against the New York Mets on the road. He gave up three runs in 5.1 innings of work in that game while striking out seven and walking four. Kennedy is just 5-8 this season, but he also has a pretty good 3.72 ERA and 98 strikeouts in 92 innings of work.
Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier is 10-for-30 against Kennedy in his career with two doubles, two home runs and five RBI. Hanley Ramirez is just 2-for-16 against him with no RBI and two strikeouts.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles Dodgers are 36-33-4 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Los Angeles Dodgers is 0.4
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego Padres are 23-44-4 against the Over/Under
Run differential for San Diego Padres is -0.9
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
06/18/14 P Chad Billingsley Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
06/17/14 SS Hanley Ramirez Finger questionable
06/15/14 3B Chone Figgins Quad 15-day DL (6/14)
06/07/14 P Chris Withrow Elbow 60-day DL
05/29/14 LF Carl Crawford Ankle 15-day DL (5/28)
05/21/14 3B Juan Uribe Hamstring 15-day DL (5/20)
03/27/14 P Onelki Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (3/14)
03/27/14 P Scott Elbert Elbow 60-day DL (2/8)
San Diego Padres
06/15/14 P Nick Vincent Shoulder 15-day DL (6/12)
06/14/14 P Troy Patton Shoulder 15-day DL (6/14)
06/06/14 2B Jedd Gyorko Foot 15-day DL (6/4)
05/22/14 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 15-day DL (5/18)
03/28/14 P Casey Kelly Elbow 15-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 P Cory Luebke Elbow 60-day DL (3/7)
03/28/14 P Joe Wieland Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 P Josh Johnson Elbow 60-day DL (3/21); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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