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    Mookie Betts takes a three-game home run streak into the Los Angeles Dodgers’ (88-38) matchup with the Miami Marlins (55-72). The Dodgers are favored (-167) for this outing against the Marlins (+140), which starts at 6:40 PM ET on Monday at loanDepot park. Los Angeles’ Michael Grove gets the start against Miami’s Pablo Lopez.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Marlins

    • Game Day: Monday, August 29, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: Miami, Florida
    • Stadium: loanDepot park
    Dodgers vs Marlins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -167 7.5

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers rank fifth in MLB action with 168 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
    • The Dodgers have an MLB-best .263 batting average.
    • The Los Angeles Dodgers lead the league with a .338 on-base percentage.
    • The Dodgers strike out 8.3 times per game to rank 12th in baseball.
    • The Dodgers average 1.4 homers per game when playing away from home this season (89 total in road outings).
    • The Dodgers are slugging .446 with 3.6 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 9.2 hits per game and is batting .261.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freddie Freeman leads Los Angeles in OBP (.394), slugging percentage (.512) and OPS (.906) this season.
    • Among all qualifying batters in baseball, Freeman’s batting average ranks second, his on-base percentage ranks fourth, and he is 12th in slugging.
    • Freeman has recorded a base hit in five straight games. In his last five games he is batting .417 with two doubles and six RBI.
    • Betts has 126 hits, which is best among Los Angeles batters this season. He’s batting .281 with 61 extra-base hits.
    • Betts’ batting average is 30th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 36th, and his slugging percentage fifth.
    • Betts takes a three-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .409 with three doubles, four home runs, a walk and seven RBI.
    • Trea Turner has hit 18 homers with a team-high .488 SLG this season.
    • Will Smith has been key for Los Angeles with 106 hits, an OBP of .356 plus a slugging percentage of .468.
    • Smith heads into this matchup on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .273 with two doubles, two walks and three RBI.

    Marlins Stats & Trends

    Marlins Batting

    • The Marlins rank 23rd in Major League Baseball with 114 home runs.
    • The Marlins have a team batting average of .230 this season, which ranks 24th among MLB teams.
    • The Marlins have an OBP of just .295 this season, which ranks 26th in MLB.
    • The Marlins rank 22nd with an average of 8.8 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 0.9 home runs per game in their 61 home contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .371 in home games this season with 158 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 7.6 base hits per game and batting .233 as a team at home this season.

    Marlins Key Batters

    • Miguel Rojas has accumulated an on-base percentage of .280, a slugging percentage of .327, and has 90 hits, all club-highs for the Marlins.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Rojas ranks 117th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 132nd and he is 134th in slugging.
    • Jon Berti has 14 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 33 walks while hitting .259.
    • Garrett Cooper has 24 doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 32 walks while hitting .260.
    • Joey Wendle is hitting .254 with 17 doubles, a triple, two home runs and 12 walks.

    Dodgers vs. Marlins Probable Pitchers

    Grove López
    1 GS 25
    0-0 W-L 8-8
    5.79 ERA 3.66
    4.2 IP 140.0
    4 BB 42
    3 SO 136

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