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    The Arizona Diamondbacks (64-69) are looking for another big outing from a batter when they match up against the San Diego Padres (74-60) on Monday at 6:40 PM ET at PETCO Park. Daulton Varsho is currently on a two-game home run streak for the underdog Diamondbacks (+185) going into this contest against the favored Padres (-225). San Diego’s Blake Snell gets the start against Arizona’s Ryne Nelson.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Padres vs. Diamondbacks

    • Game Day: Monday, September 5, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: San Diego, California
    • Stadium: PETCO Park
    Padres vs Diamondbacks Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Padres -225 8

    Padres Stats & Trends

    Padres Batting

    • The Padres average 0.9 home runs per game to rank 21st in baseball with 123 total home runs .
    • The Padres’ .241 batting average ranks 16th in MLB.
    • The Padres rank sixth in the league with an on-base percentage of .320.
    • The Padres strike out 8.2 times per game to rank 12th in the league.
    • The Padres average 0.9 homers per home game this season (58 total at home).
    • The Padres are averaging 2.4 extra-base hits per game while slugging .364 in home contests.
    • The team averages 7.4 hits per game and is batting .231 at home this season.

    Padres Key Batters

    • Manny Machado leads San Diego with 145 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .546.
    • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, Machado’s batting average ranks seventh, his on-base percentage ranks 12th, and he is seventh in slugging.
    • Machado will look for his 10th straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last 10 games he is batting .357 with three doubles, four home runs, two walks and 12 RBI.
    • Juan Soto has 105 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .408.
    • Among qualified batters, Soto ranks 93rd in batting average, second in on-base percentage and 31st in slugging percentage.
    • Josh Bell has collected 130 base hits, an OBP of .366 and a slugging percentage of .446 this season.
    • Brandon Drury has been key for San Diego with 118 hits, an OBP of .319 plus a slugging percentage of .496.
    • Drury has safely hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .278 with a double, two home runs and five RBI.

    Diamondbacks Stats & Trends

    Diamondbacks Batting

    • The Diamondbacks’ 144 home runs rank 14th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Diamondbacks rank 24th in MLB with a .232 team batting average.
    • The Diamondbacks have the 21st-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.310).
    • The Diamondbacks rank ninth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.1 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.3 home runs per game in their 62 road contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .399 in away games this season with 190 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 7.6 base hits per game and batting .226 on the road this season.

    Diamondbacks Key Batters

    • Christian Walker has racked up a slugging percentage of .481 and has 110 hits, both team-best figures for the Diamondbacks.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, Walker’s batting average is 115th, his on-base percentage is 64th, and he is 21st in slugging.
    • Varsho is batting .240 with 20 doubles, three triples, 20 home runs and 41 walks.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Varsho is 109th in batting average, 108th in on-base percentage and 55th in slugging percentage.
    • Ketel Marte is hitting .249 with 36 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 48 walks.
    • Josh Rojas has a .355 OBP to pace his team.

    Padres vs. Diamondbacks Probable Pitchers

    Snell Nelson
    19 GS 0
    6-7 W-L 0-0
    3.97 ERA
    93.0 IP 0
    41 BB 0
    124 SO 0

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