San Diego
Padres
Stadium Petco Park
70-92 Overall | NL WEST 5th
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Padres.2386822194.60
Schedule
Preseason
Sat  2/22
vs
Mariners
3:10pm
Sun  2/23
@
Brewers
3:05pm
Mon  2/24
@
Royals
3:05pm
Tue  2/25
vs
Athletics
3:10pm
Wed  2/26
vs
Indians
3:10pm
Thu  2/27
@
Angels
3:10pm
Fri  2/28
vs
Cubs
8:40pm
Sat  2/29
@
Reds
3:05pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 1500/1, 0.1% (#18). They do not win the World Series in any simulations. They are not a good value to win the NL either at 1500/1, 0.1%. They are projected to win 76 games and come in under their pre-season futures line of 78.5. Their playoff chances are under 1%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #11 in the NL.

For winning picks against the spread, total and money line for all MLB games by our proven computer model and leading handicappers visit SportsLine.com where you can also get fantasy basketball and daily fantasy optimal lineups from CBSSports' Top Experts.

REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 136 games, their expected win percentage is 49% based on the money line odds. At 64-72 they are in line with these expectations. Money line backers would be down quite a bit (-942 units). They are not good against the spread (66-70) for a -815 loss. Their over-under record is 64-63 with 9 pushes. Based on computer simulations they only have a 46% chance to beat the D-Backs in their next game. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their average run differential is -0.41 which ranks #11 in the NL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #10 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #11 ranked team among home teams. Their average run differential in their past 13 games is -1.38 which ranks them #13 over this stretch, slightly worse than overall.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Manny Machado who is projected to be the #5 shortstop the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
49 Baez, Michel RP6-822001/21/19961No College
67 Bednar, David RP6-120510/10/19941No College
57 Bolanos, Ronald SP6-219508/23/19961No College
65 Castillo, Jose RP6-524601/10/19962No College
33 Cordero, Franchy CF6-317509/02/19943No College
--- Cronenworth, Jake SS6-118501/21/19940Michigan
17 Davies, Zach RP6-016502/07/19935No College
70 Espinoza, Anderson SP6-016003/09/19980No College
11 France, Ty 3B6-020507/13/19941San Diego State
5 Garcia, Greg 2B6-019008/08/19896Hawaii
2 Grisham, Trent CF6-020511/01/19961No College
18 Hedges, Austin C6-120608/18/19925No College
30 Hosmer, Eric 1B6-422510/24/19899No College
--- Johnson, Pierce RP6-320005/10/19912No College
29 Lamet, Dinelson SP6-418707/18/19922No College
37 Lucchesi, Joey SP6-520406/06/19932No College
13 Machado, Manny 3B6-318507/06/19928No College
7 Margot, Manuel CF5-1118009/28/19944No College
27 Mejia, Francisco C5-1018010/27/19953No College
50 Morejon, Adrian RP6-119502/27/19991No College
52 Munoz, Andres RP6-216501/16/19991No College
4 Myers, Wil LF6-320512/10/19907No College
22 Naylor, Josh LF5-1124706/22/19971No College
71 Olivares, Edward RF6-218603/06/19960No College
--- Ona, Jorge CF6-220012/31/19960No College
59 Paddack, Chris SP6-419501/08/19961No College
61 Perdomo, Luis RP6-218505/09/19934No College
28 Pham, Tommy LF6-121503/08/19886No College
--- Pomeranz, Drew RP6-522811/22/19889Ole Miss
24 Profar, Jurickson 2B6-019002/20/19936No College
40 Quantrill, Cal SP6-3195No College
64 Reyes, Gerardo RP5-1116005/13/19931No College
43 Richards, Garrett SP6-321005/27/19889Oklahoma
34 Stammen, Craig RP6-423003/09/198410No College
55 Strahm, Matt RP6-318511/12/19914No College
23 Tatis, Fernando SS6-318501/02/19991No College
21 Torrens, Luis C6-017505/02/19962No College
58 Wingenter, Trey RP6-720004/15/19942Auburn
39 Yates, Kirby RP5-1021003/25/19876No College