Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
LINE: Dodgers -125, Padres +106; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Dodgers host the San Diego Padres on Thursday to begin a four-game series.
Los Angeles has gone 20-12 in home games and 46-28 overall. The Dodgers have the ninth-best team batting average in MLB play at .252.
San Diego has a 46-31 record overall and a 25-15 record in road games. Padres pitchers have a collective 3.48 ERA, which ranks second in the NL.
The matchup Thursday is the fourth time these teams meet this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 6-4, .285 batting average, 3.74 ERA, outscored opponents by 13 runs
Padres: 5-5, .232 batting average, 3.70 ERA, even run differential
INJURIES: Dodgers: Zach McKinstry: 10-Day IL (neck), Daniel Hudson: 15-Day IL (acl), Andrew Heaney: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Edwin Rios: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Walker Buehler: 60-Day IL (elbow), Caleb Ferguson: 15-Day IL (undisclosed), Mookie Betts: 10-Day IL (rib), Kevin Pillar: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Tommy Kahnle: 60-Day IL (forearm), Blake Treinen: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Victor Gonzalez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Danny Duffy: 60-Day IL (hand), Jimmy Nelson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Dustin May: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Padres: Steven Wilson: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Adrian Morejon: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Manny Machado: day-to-day (ankle), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Beaty: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Robert Suarez: 15-Day IL (knee), Wil Myers: 10-Day IL (knee), Pierce Johnson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist)