San Diego; Thursday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers meet on Thursday with the winner claiming the three-game series.
San Diego has an 86-68 record overall and a 41-32 record in home games. The Padres are 49-11 in games when they scored at least five runs.
Los Angeles is 106-48 overall and 52-27 on the road. The Dodgers have the highest team on-base percentage in MLB play at .335.
The teams match up Thursday for the 19th time this season. The Dodgers are ahead 13-5 in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Manny Machado leads the Padres with a .298 batting average, and has 35 doubles, a triple, 31 home runs, 63 walks and 100 RBI. Juan Soto is 14-for-37 with two home runs and eight RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 8-2, .257 batting average, 2.27 ERA, outscored opponents by 34 runs
Dodgers: 6-4, .226 batting average, 3.07 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Dodgers: Phil Bickford: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Dustin May: 15-Day IL (back), Blake Treinen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Tony Gonsolin: 15-Day IL (forearm), Daniel Hudson: 60-Day IL (acl), Walker Buehler: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kevin Pillar: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Victor Gonzalez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Danny Duffy: 60-Day IL (hand), Jimmy Nelson: 60-Day IL (elbow)