The San Diego Padres will look to continue their winning ways against the Atlanta Braves when they meet in Game 1 of a doubleheader in Atlanta on Monday afternoon. San Diego posted a 9-1 win on Sunday Night Baseball. The Padres (24-24), who have won six of their last eight games against Atlanta, are 6-4 in their last 10 games. The Braves (26-16), who have won their last three series, have lost three games in a row.

Game 1 is slated to begin at 12:20 p.m. ET from Truist Park in Atlanta. The Padres have the fifth-best team batting average in MLB at .256, while the Braves are seventh at .254. Atlanta is a -120 favorite (risk $120 to win $100) on the money line in the latest Padres vs. Braves odds from SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total runs scored is 7.5. Before making any Braves vs. Padres picks, be sure to see the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.

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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:

  • Braves vs. Padres money line: San Diego +100, Atlanta -120
  • Braves vs. Padres over/under: 7.5 runs
  • Braves vs. Padres run line: Atlanta -1.5 (+169)
  • SD: The Padres have hit the team total Under in 18 of their last 27 games (+7.70 units)
  • ATL: The Braves have hit the team total Under in 16 of their last 22 games (+9.70 units)
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Why you should back the Braves

Reynaldo Lopez (2-1, 1.34 ERA) is on the hill for Atlanta and he'll look to build on his strong start to the season. The Braves will try to get him more run support after scoring just three runs in their last three games. Second baseman Ozzie Albies has hits in five consecutive games, including a 1-for-4 effort Sunday with an RBI. He was 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored in a 7-0 win over the Chicago Cubs on May 14. A night earlier, he was 2-for-4 in a 2-0 win over the Cubs. He has played well against the Padres. In 36 career games against San Diego, Albies has 12 doubles, one triple, five homers and 15 RBI.

Shortstop Orlando Arcia is also off to a solid start to the season. In 42 games, he is hitting .245 with 12 doubles, four homers and 15 RBI. He was 1-for-3 in Sunday's loss to San Diego. For his career, he is hitting .239 in 31 games against the Padres with three doubles, three homers and nine RBI. See which team to pick here

Why you should back the Padres

Right-hander Dylan Cease (5-3, 2.45 ERA) will start for San Diego. In nine starts, he has pitched 55 innings, allowing 26 hits, 15 earned runs and 17 walks, while striking out 68. In his last outing, he took a 6-3 loss against Colorado, pitching 5.2 innings, allowing five hits, three earned runs and one walk, while striking out eight. In his previous start on May 8 at Chicago against the Cubs, he earned a 3-0 win, pitching seven innings and allowing one hit and two walks, while striking out 12.

Left fielder Jurickson Profar has been dominant this series, going 5-for-9 with a double and two RBI. In Sunday night's win, he was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI. He has hit safely in seven consecutive games. In 20 career games against Atlanta, Profar has five doubles, one homer and five RBI. See which team to pick here

How to make Braves vs. Padres picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting nine combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the model's MLB picks and analysis at SportsLine.

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