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    The San Diego Padres (56-46) will look to Manny Machado, who is currently on a two-game home run streak, when they face the Minnesota Twins (53-47) and Byron Buxton, who has also hit home runs in two games in a row. The Padres are favored on the moneyline (-149) for this contest against the Twins (+127), which begins at 4:10 PM ET on Sunday at PETCO Park. San Diego’s Sean Manaea starts against Minnesota’s Dylan Bundy.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Padres vs. Twins

    • Game Day: Sunday, July 31, 2022
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: San Diego, California
    • Stadium: PETCO Park
    Padres vs Twins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Padres -149 8.5

    Padres Stats & Trends

    Padres Batting

    • The Padres average 0.9 home runs per game to rank 25th in baseball with 88 total home runs .
    • The Padres have the 18th-ranked batting average in the majors (.240).
    • The Padres are 13th in the league with a .316 on-base percentage.
    • The Padres strike out 8.2 times per game to rank 12th in the league.
    • The Padres average 0.9 homers per game when playing at home this season (41 total in home contests).
    • The Padres have a .350 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.3 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club is batting .224 with 347 hits (7.2 per game) at home this season.

    Padres Key Batters

    • Machado has 103 hits and an OBP of .370 to go with a slugging percentage of .516. All three of those stats are tops among San Diego hitters this season.
    • Among all qualifying hitters, Machado is 21st in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 17th, and he is 13th in slugging.
    • Machado has hit safely in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .200 with two home runs, two walks and three RBI.
    • Jurickson Profar has 21 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 53 walks while batting .243.
    • Profar’s batting average is 103rd among qualified players, his on-base percentage 45th, and his slugging percentage 98th.
    • Jake Cronenworth is batting .235 with a .384 slugging percentage and 49 RBI this year.
    • Cronenworth brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .176 with five walks.
    • Eric Hosmer has eight home runs, 40 RBI and a batting average of .271 this season.

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins’ 125 home runs rank ninth in Major League Baseball.
    • The Twins’ .251 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking ninth in MLB.
    • The Twins are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking sixth with an OBP of .321.
    • The Twins have shown patience at the plate this season with the 10th-best rate of strikeouts per game (8.2) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 63 homers, an average of 1.2 per game, in 51 road contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .421 in away games this season with 163 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .254 with 8.8 base hits per contest.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Luis Arraez has a .405 on-base percentage and a .434 slugging percentage, both team-best marks for the Twins.
    • Including all qualifying players, Arraez is first in batting average, while his on-base percentage is third and he is 64th in slugging.
    • Arraez hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .211 with a walk and an RBI.
    • Jorge Polanco is hitting .235 with 12 doubles, 14 home runs and 52 walks.
    • Polanco is currently 115th in batting average, 44th in on-base percentage and 78th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Buxton paces the Twins with 64 hits.
    • Carlos Correa has 14 doubles, 13 home runs and 31 walks while batting .270.

    Padres vs. Twins Probable Pitchers

    Manaea Bundy
    18 GS 17
    5-5 W-L 6-4
    4.33 ERA 5.02
    104.0 IP 84.1
    39 BB 19
    104 SO 65
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