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    The San Diego Padres (70-78) visit the Oakland Athletics (46-101) on Saturday at 4:07 PM ET. The Padres are favored on the moneyline (-151) against the underdog Athletics (+128). San Diego’s Matt Waldron starts against Oakland’s Mason Miller.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Padres vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:07 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
    Padres vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Padres -151 9

    How Do I Watch the Padres vs. the Athletics?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CA

    Padres Stats & Trends

    Padres Batting

    • The Padres average 1.3 home runs per game to rank 13th in MLB play with 192 total home runs.
    • San Diego’s .241 batting average ranks 21st in MLB.
    • The Padres are 10th in MLB with a .327 on-base percentage.
    • San Diego strikes out 8.1 times per game, the ninth-fewest average in the majors.
    • The Padres have hit 102 homers on the road this season (1.4 per game).
    • San Diego is averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game while slugging .415 on the road.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 8.1 hits per game and is batting .238.

    Padres Key Batters

    • Juan Soto leads San Diego with 136 hits and an OBP of .401 this season. He has a .262 batting average and a slugging percentage of .493.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in MLB, he is 73rd in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage, and 24th in slugging.
    • Soto has picked up at least one hit in four straight games. In his last five games he is batting .389 with a double, two home runs, three walks and five RBI.
    • Fernando Tatis Jr. is batting .263 with 30 doubles, a triple, 25 home runs and 48 walks, while slugging .468 with an on-base percentage of .327.
    • Among qualifiers, he is 70th in batting average, 76th in on-base percentage and 48th in slugging percentage.
    • Tatis has picked up at least one hit in four games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with a double, two home runs, two walks and six RBI.
    • Manny Machado is batting .250 with a .455 slugging percentage and 84 RBI this year.
    • Ha-Seong Kim has 17 home runs, 59 RBI and a batting average of .266 this season.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics rank 22nd in Major League Baseball with 158 home runs.
    • Oakland ranks last in MLB with a team batting average of just .224.
    • The Athletics are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 29th with an OBP of .299.
    • Oakland ranks 24th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.2 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 70 homers, an average of 1 per game, in 72 home contests this season.
    • Oakland has a team slugging percentage of .360 in home games this season with 183 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 6.9 base hits per game and batting .215 as a team at home this season.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Esteury Ruiz has racked up a team-high .341 slugging percentage. He’s batting .251 with an on-base percentage of .306.
    • Including all qualifying players in the big leagues, he is 92nd in batting average, 119th in on-base percentage and 134th in slugging percentage.
    • Brent Rooker has collected 100 hits with a .324 on-base percentage to pace his team in both. He has a batting average of .239 while slugging .467.
    • He is currently 114th in batting average, 85th in on-base percentage and 49th in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters.
    • Ryan Noda is hitting .239 with 21 doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 69 walks.
    • Tony Kemp is hitting .211 with 13 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 41 walks.

    Padres vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Matt Waldron (SD) Pitcher Mason Miller (OAK)
    0 – 3 W/L 0 – 2
    24.1 IP 25.1
    5.55 ERA 2.84
    1.274 WHIP 0.908
    5.5 K/9 9.9
    2.6 BB/9 2.8

    Padres vs. Athletics Injury Updates

    • Padres: Matt Carpenter: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Jake Cronenworth: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Joe Musgrove: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Yu Darvish: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Steven Wilson: 15 Day IL (Hip), Drew Carlton: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tim Hill: 60 Day IL (Finger), Reiss Knehr: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Gary Sánchez: 60 Day IL (Wrist), Alek Jacob: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Drew Pomeranz: 60 Day IL (Elbow/flexor)
    • Athletics: JJ Bleday: 10 Day IL (Knee), Austin Pruitt: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Freddy Tarnok: 15 Day IL (Calf), Angel Felipe: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Zach Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), James Kaprielian: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Drew Rucinski: 60 Day IL (Illness), Richard Lovelady: 60 Day IL (Arm), Yacksel Ríos: 60 Day IL (Finger)

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

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