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    The Los Angeles Dodgers (90-40) host the San Diego Padres (73-59) at 10:10 PM ET on Friday in a matchup featuring two of the league’s most consistent batters. Freddie Freeman has a batting average of .320 (second in the majors) for the favored Dodgers (-165), while Manny Machado ranks eighth in MLB play batting .306 this season for the underdog Padres (+140). Dustin May starts for Los Angeles, and Yu Darvish is San Diego’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Padres

    • Game Day: Friday, September 2, 2022
    • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
    • Location: Los Angeles, California
    • Stadium: Dodger Stadium
    Dodgers vs Padres Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -165 8

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers are fifth-best in MLB play with 170 total home runs.
    • The Dodgers have a league-leading .260 batting average.
    • The Dodgers have a league-best .337 on-base percentage.
    • The Dodgers strike out 8.3 times per game to rank 13th in baseball.
    • The Dodgers have hit 79 home runs at home this season (1.3 per game).
    • The Dodgers are slugging .462 with 3.7 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.8 hits per game and is batting .265.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freeman has an OPS of .898, fueled by an OBP of .392 to go with a slugging percentage of .506. All three of those stats lead Los Angeles hitters this season.
    • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, Freeman ranks second in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage, and 12th in slugging.
    • Mookie Betts has 129 hits, which is tops among Los Angeles batters this season. He’s batting .280 with 63 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying batters, Betts is 34th in batting average, 38th in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging percentage.
    • Betts heads into this game looking to extend his six-game hit streak. During his last nine outings he is hitting .316 with four doubles, five home runs, three walks and eight RBI.
    • Trea Turner is batting .306 with a .478 slugging percentage and 86 RBI this year.
    • Will Smith is batting .264 with a .351 OBP and 75 RBI for Los Angeles this season.

    Padres Stats & Trends

    Padres Batting

    • The Padres’ 119 home runs rank 21st in Major League Baseball.
    • The Padres’ .243 batting average ranks 16th in the league this season.
    • The Padres have an OBP of .321 this season, which ranks sixth in MLB.
    • The Padres rank 12th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.2 whiffs per contest.
    • In 69 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 61 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • In 69 road games this season, they’re slugging .396 with 216 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .253 with 8.9 base hits per contest.

    Padres Key Batters

    • Juan Soto has a team-high .409 on-base percentage.
    • Soto ranks 90th in batting average, second in on-base percentage and 28th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in MLB.
    • Machado’s 143 hits and .536 slugging percentage are both team-highs.
    • Machado’s batting average is eighth among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 11th, and he is eighth in slugging.
    • Josh Bell is hitting .278 with 28 doubles, three triples, 16 home runs and 67 walks.
    • Brandon Drury has 26 doubles, two triples, 24 home runs and 33 walks while hitting .261.

    Dodgers vs. Padres Probable Pitchers

    May Darvish
    2 GS 24
    1-1 W-L 11-7
    1.64 ERA 3.41
    11.0 IP 155.2
    3 BB 29
    13 SO 153

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