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    Sportsbooks give the Los Angeles Dodgers (19-13) the edge (-135 on the moneyline) to prolong their six-game winning streak when they face the San Diego Padres (17-15), at +115, on Friday at 9:40 PM ET. Clayton Kershaw starts for Los Angeles while San Diego will counter with Joe Musgrove.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Padres

    • Game Day: Friday, May 5, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
    • Location: San Diego, California
    • Stadium: PETCO Park
    Dodgers vs Padres Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -135 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Dodgers vs. the Padres?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers rank second in MLB play with 54 home runs. They average 1.7 per game.
    • Los Angeles is 17th in the majors with a .242 batting average.
    • The Dodgers’ .336 on-base percentage ranks eighth-best in MLB.
    • Los Angeles strikes out 9.5 times per game, the second-worst mark in the majors.
    • The Dodgers average 1.6 homers per game when playing on the road this season (23 total in road outings).
    • Los Angeles is averaging 3.4 extra-base hits per game while slugging .429 on the road.
    • The club averages 7.4 hits per game and is batting .220 on the road this season.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Max Muncy leads Los Angeles with 22 hits and an OBP of .408 this season. He has a .239 batting average and a slugging percentage of .641.
    • Among all qualified batters in baseball, his batting average ranks 110th, his on-base percentage ranks 11th, and he is first in slugging.
    • Muncy will look for his fourth straight game with a hit in this contest. In his last five games he is batting .158 with a home run, four walks and five RBI.
    • Freddie Freeman has hit five homers this season while driving in 14 runs. He’s batting .317 this season and slugging .508 with an on-base percentage of .401.
    • Among qualified hitters, his batting average ranks him 12th, his on-base percentage 14th, and his slugging percentage 40th.
    • Freeman heads into this game looking to extend his four-game hit streak. In his last five games he is hitting .350 with three doubles, a home run, five walks and five RBI.
    • Mookie Betts has 31 hits this season and has a slash line of .270/.373/.478.
    • Betts takes a six-game hitting streak into this game. During his last 10 games he is hitting .293 with three doubles, three home runs, five walks and 12 RBI.
    • James Outman has seven home runs, 21 RBI and a batting average of .290 this season.
    • Outman has safely hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is batting .353 with two doubles, four walks and an RBI.

    Padres Stats & Trends

    Padres Batting

    • The Padres have hit 37 homers this season, which ranks 11th in the league.
    • San Diego has a team batting average of .235 this season, which ranks 23rd among MLB teams.
    • The Padres have an on-base percentage of .320 this season, which ranks 16th in the league.
    • San Diego ranks 21st in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.8 Ks per contest.
    • In 18 games at home this season, they’ve hit 24 homers, an average of 1.3 per contest.
    • In 18 home games this season, it is slugging .441 with 62 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 18 home games this season, they have a batting average of .254 while averaging 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Padres Key Batters

    • Xander Bogaerts has racked up 34 hits with a .479 slugging percentage, both team-best figures for the Padres. He’s batting .291 and with an on-base percentage of .378.
    • Including all the qualifying players in the majors, he is 37th in batting average, 32nd in on-base percentage and 54th in slugging percentage.
    • Juan Soto has a .410 on-base percentage to pace his team. He has a batting average of .227 while slugging .427.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks 136th in batting average, 10th in on-base percentage and 80th in slugging percentage.
    • Jake Cronenworth has eight doubles, two triples, three home runs and 11 walks while batting .241.
    • Trent Grisham is batting .236 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 17 walks.

    Dodgers vs. Padres Probable Pitchers

    Clayton Kershaw (LAD) Pitcher Joe Musgrove (SD)
    5 – 1 W/L 1 – 0
    38 IP 8.1
    1.89 ERA 10.80
    0.763 WHIP 1.680
    9.7 K/9 9.7
    1.2 BB/9 1.1

    Dodgers vs. Padres Injury Updates

    • Dodgers: J.D. Martínez: 10 Day IL (Back), Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Groin), Jimmy Nelson: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Pepiot: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Álex Reyes: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee)
    • Padres: David Dahl: 10 Day IL (Quadricep), Luis Campusano: 10 Day IL (Thumb sprain), Adam Engel: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Nabil Crismatt: 15 Day IL (Hip strain), Drew Pomeranz: 15 Day IL (Elbow/flexor), José Castillo: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Robert Suarez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adrian Morejon: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Eguy Rosario: 60 Day IL (Ankle)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Dodgers and Padres (Last 10 Games)

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