Dodgers vs. Padres: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Dodgers vs. Padres: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Los Angeles Dodgers (19-13), with Clayton Kershaw on the hill, visit the San Diego Padres (17-15) who will counter with Yu Darvish, at 9:40 PM ET on Friday.

If you’re intending to watch this game, keep reading for TV and streaming options for the Los Angeles-San Diego matchup.

When is Dodgers vs. Padres and when does it start?

This game between the Dodgers and Padres will take place on Friday, May 5, 2023. Expect to see the opening pitch at 9:40 PM ET.

Where to watch Dodgers vs. Padres

The Dodgers and Padres will hit the field at PETCO Park for this matchup on May 5, and if you’d like to catch the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on MLB Network.

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Dodgers Stats, Odds & Insights

The Dodgers have been the moneyline favorite 30 total times this season. They’ve gone 18-12 in those games.

Los Angeles is second in MLB action with 54 home runs. They average 1.7 per game.

The Dodgers are fourth in MLB, slugging .462.

Los Angeles has the 13th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.32).

The Dodgers average baseball’s 12th-ranked WHIP (1.263).

Padres Stats, Odds & Insights

The Padres have entered the game as underdogs 12 times this season and won six, or 50%, of those games.

San Diego ranks 12th in Major League Baseball with 37 home runs.

The Padres are 15th in MLB with a slugging percentage of .403 this season.

San Diego has pitched to a 4.37 ERA this season, which ranks 16th in baseball.

The Padres have a combined WHIP of 1.334 as a pitching staff, which ranks 18th in MLB.

Dodgers Starter Recent Performance: Clayton Kershaw

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Cardinals Apr. 29 7.0 2 0 0 9 0
at Cubs Apr. 23 6.0 3 3 1 6 1
vs. Mets Apr. 18 7.0 3 0 0 9 0
at Giants Apr. 12 6.0 5 3 2 4 2
at Diamondbacks Apr. 7 6.0 7 4 4 4 2

Padres Starter Recent Performance: Yu Darvish

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Giants Apr. 30 6.0 9 4 4 9 0
at Diamondbacks Apr. 23 5.2 2 1 1 5 5
vs. Brewers Apr. 16 7.0 4 1 1 12 2
at Mets Apr. 10 6.1 6 5 5 5 1
vs. Diamondbacks Apr. 4 5.0 3 1 1 3 4

Dodgers Key Players to Watch

Kershaw (5-1) takes the mound for the Dodgers in his seventh start of the season. He’s put together a 1.89 ERA in 38 2/3 innings pitched, with 41 strikeouts.

His last appearance was on Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals, when the left-hander tossed seven scoreless innings while giving up two hits.

The 35-year-old has an ERA of 1.89, with 9.7 strikeouts per nine innings, in six games this season. Opponents are hitting .175 against him.

Max Muncy is batting .239 this season with a team-high 12 home runs and 27 RBI.

Freddie Freeman leads Los Angeles in batting with a .317 average while slugging five homers and driving in 14 runs.

Mookie Betts is slashing .270/.373/.478 this season for the Dodgers.

Padres Key Players to Watch

The Padres will hand the ball to Darvish (1-2) for his sixth start of the season.

The right-hander gave up four earned runs in six innings pitched on Sunday in his last outing, a matchup with the San Francisco Giants.

The 36-year-old has an ERA of 3.60, a 2.83 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.200 in five games this season.

Xander Bogaerts leads the Padres with six home runs and has put up a team-high batting average of .291.

Juan Soto’s 17 runs batted in lead his team.

Jake Cronenworth is batting .241 with eight doubles, two triples, three home runs and 11 walks.

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