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    The Texas Rangers (60-43) will look to Nate Lowe, who is on a 10-game hitting streak, when they take on the San Diego Padres (49-54). The Padres are moneyline favorites (-169) in this outing against the Rangers (+144), which begins at 9:40 PM ET on Friday at PETCO Park. San Diego has Joe Musgrove starting things off, and Texas will send out Dane Dunning.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Padres vs. Rangers

    • Game Day: Friday, July 28, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
    • Location: San Diego, California
    • Stadium: PETCO Park
    Padres vs Rangers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Padres -169 8

    How Do I Watch the Padres vs. the Rangers?

    • TV Channel: SDPA

    Padres Stats & Trends

    Padres Batting

    • The Padres are ninth in MLB play with 131 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
    • San Diego has the 24th-ranked batting average in MLB (.235).
    • The Padres are 12th in MLB with a .324 on-base percentage.
    • San Diego’s 8.4 strikeouts per game rank 12th in the majors.
    • The Padres average 1.2 homers per game when playing at home this season (60 total in home outings).
    • San Diego is averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game while slugging .413 in home contests.
    • At home this season the team averages 7.8 hits per game and is batting .242.

    Padres Key Batters

    • Juan Soto leads San Diego with 92 hits and an OBP of .417 this season. He has a .262 batting average and a slugging percentage of .501.
    • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, he ranks 60th in batting average, second in on-base percentage, and 19th in slugging.
    • Fernando Tatis Jr. is hitting .277 with 23 doubles, a triple, 17 home runs and 29 walks. He’s slugging .497 with an on-base percentage of .337.
    • Among all qualified hitters, he ranks 34th in batting average, 58th in on-base percentage and 23rd in slugging percentage.
    • Manny Machado has 88 hits this season and has a slash line of .257/.316/.472.
    • Machado brings a three-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .278 with a double, two home runs, two walks and five RBI.
    • Ha-Seong Kim has 14 home runs, 38 RBI and a batting average of .273 this season.
    • Kim takes a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .471 with three home runs, six walks and four RBI.

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers’ 144 home runs rank fifth in Major League Baseball.
    • Texas ranks first in the majors with a .275 team batting average.
    • The Rangers have the best on-base percentage (.343) in baseball this year.
    • Texas ranks 14th in strikeouts per game (8.5) among MLB offenses.
    • In 49 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 55 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • Texas has a team slugging percentage of .430 in away games this season with 170 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 9.5 base hits per game and batting .265 on the road this season.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Marcus Semien has a .457 slugging percentage, which leads the Rangers. He’s batting .280 with an on-base percentage of .346.
    • He ranks 29th in batting average, 43rd in on-base percentage and 49th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the majors.
    • Semien brings a five-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .429 with two home runs and four RBI.
    • Adolis Garcia paces his team with 99 hits. He has a batting average of .259 while slugging .513 with an on-base percentage of .333.
    • He is currently 68th in batting average, 66th in on-base percentage and 14th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Lowe has racked up an on-base percentage of .380, a team-best for the Rangers.
    • Jonah Heim is hitting .283 with 24 doubles, 14 home runs and 28 walks.

    Padres vs. Rangers Probable Pitchers

    Joe Musgrove (SD) Pitcher Dane Dunning (TEX)
    9 – 3 W/L 8 – 3
    91.1 IP 102
    3.25 ERA 3.26
    1.150 WHIP 1.167
    9.1 K/9 5.6
    1.9 BB/9 2.4

    Padres vs. Rangers Injury Updates

    • Padres: Preston Tucker: 10 Day IL (Foot), Michael Wacha: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Drew Carlton: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Adrian Morejon: 15 Day IL (Knee), Alek Jacob: 15 Day IL (July), Reiss Knehr: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Drew Pomeranz: 60 Day IL (Elbow/flexor), Eguy Rosario: 60 Day IL (Ankle)
    • Rangers: Corey Seager: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Josh Sborz: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Jacob deGrom: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jonah Heim: day-to-day (Wrist)

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

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