Padres vs. Braves odds, score prediction, time: 2024 MLB picks, Sunday Night Baseball bets from proven model

Written by on May 19, 2024

The San Diego Padres will look to make it two wins in a row over the Atlanta Braves when they meet in the second of a four-game series on Sunday Night Baseball. San Diego won Friday’s opener 3-1 before Saturday’s game was postponed due to bad weather. That game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Monday. The Padres (23-24), who are 13-8 on the road in 2024, are 13-16 in night games. The Braves (26-15), who are 15-6 on their home field, are 17-10 at night.

First pitch from Truist Park is set for 7:10 p.m. ET. Atlanta is a -119 favorite on the money line (risk $119 to win $100) in the latest Padres vs. Braves odds from SportsLine consensus, while the total number of runs Vegas thinks will be scored, or the over/under, is 9. Before making any Braves 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. It entered Week 7 of the 2024 MLB season on a profitable 115-91 run on top-rated MLB picks dating back to last season, and it has excelled on top-rated run-line picks during that span, going 20-8 (+708). Anybody following has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Padres vs. Braves and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several MLB odds and betting lines for Braves vs. Padres:

  • Padres vs. Braves money line: San Diego -101, Atlanta -119
  • Padres vs. Braves over-under: 9 runs
  • Padres vs. Braves run line: Atlanta -1.5 (+164)
  • SD: The Padres are 5-2 in their last seven games on the road 
  • ATL: The Braves are 1-4 in their last five games against an opponent from the NL West
  • Padres vs. Braves picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why you should back the Braves

Second baseman Ozzie Albies is on a four-game hitting streak. He doubled in Friday’s 3-1 loss. He was 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored in Tuesday’s 7-0 win over the Chicago Cubs. In 35 career games against the Padres, he has 12 doubles, one triple, five homers and 15 RBI. In 33 games this season, he is hitting .279 with 10 doubles, three homers, 19 RBI and 21 runs scored.

Center fielder Michael Harris II has a four-game hitting streak and has hits in five of the past six games. In a 4-1 win over the New York Mets on May 11, he was 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored. He has had five three-hit games this season. In 41 games in 2024, Harris is batting .258 with six doubles, one triple, four homers, 15 RBI and 18 runs scored. See which team to pick here

Why you should back the Padres

Right-hander Yu Darvish (3-1, 2.43 ERA) will start for San Diego. He has won his last three starts. In a 4-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 12, he pitched seven innings, allowing just two hits and a walk, while striking out seven. In a 6-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on May 6, he pitched five innings, allowing three hits and one walk with five strikeouts.

Outfielder Jurickson Profar is on a six-game hitting streak. In Friday’s 3-1 win at Atlanta, he was 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI. He has 10 multi-hit games on the year, including a 4-for-4 performance with two RBI in a 6-2 win over Cincinnati on May 1. In 18 career games against Atlanta, he has registered four doubles, one homer and four RBI. See which team to pick here

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