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Dodgers visit the Padres to start 3-game series

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Los Angeles Dodgers (94-42, first in NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (76-62, second in NL West) San…

Los Angeles Dodgers (94-42, first in NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (76-62, second in NL West)

San Diego; Friday, 9:40 PM EDT

PITCHING POSSIBLE: Dodgers: Dustin May (1-2, 4.50 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 18 strikeouts); Padres: Mike Clevinger (5-6, 3.96 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 77 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Dodgers -163, Padres +138; top/bottom is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres will host the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday to open a three-game series.

San Diego has an overall record of 76-62 and a record of 37-29 in home games. The Padres have a record of 27-13 in games decided by one point.

Los Angeles has an overall record of 94-42 and a record of 45-24 in road races. Dodgers hitters have a combined .337 on-base percentage, the best percentage in NL.

Friday’s game marks the 14th time these teams have met this season. The Dodgers lead 10-3 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMANCE: Juan Soto has 20 doubles, two triples and 24 home runs while hitting .243 for the Padres. Manny Machado is 12-for-42 with three doubles and four homeruns in the last 10 games.

Freddie Freeman is fifth in the Dodgers with a .320 batting average and has 44 doubles, two triples, 17 homeruns, 64 walks and 84 RBI. Justin Turner is 12-for-25 with two home runs and seven RBI in the last 10 games.

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