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    Jeff McNeil leads the New York Mets (82-48) into a matchup with Freddie Freeman and the Los Angeles Dodgers (90-38) on Wednesday at 7:10 PM ET at Citi Field. McNeil is batting .320, the third-best batting average in MLB, for the favored Mets (-164), while Freeman ranks second in MLB play with a .322 batting average this season for the underdog Dodgers (+139). Jacob deGrom takes the mound first for New York, and Tyler Anderson is Los Angeles’ pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Dodgers

    • Game Day: Wednesday, August 31, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Dodgers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -164 6.5

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets are 17th in MLB play with 131 home runs. They average one per game.
    • The Mets rank sixth in MLB with a .257 batting average.
    • The Mets are third in the league with an on-base percentage of .329.
    • The Mets strike out 7.6 times per game to rank fifth in the league.
    • The Mets average one home run per game when playing at home this season (61 total in home contests).
    • The Mets are averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game while slugging .398 in home contests.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .255.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads New York in total hits (131) this season while batting .271 with 54 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, Alonso’s batting average ranks 44th, his on-base percentage ranks 38th, and he is 11th in slugging.
    • Francisco Lindor has 17 doubles, four triples, 21 home runs and 54 walks while hitting .265.
    • Among qualified batters, Lindor’s batting average places him 58th, his on-base percentage 45th, and his slugging percentage 52nd.
    • Starling Marte is batting .293 with a .470 slugging percentage and 60 RBI this year.
    • Brandon Nimmo has been key for New York with 124 hits, an OBP of .354 plus a slugging percentage of .416.

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers rank fifth in Major League Baseball with 169 home runs.
    • No team has a better batting average than the .262 AVG the Dodgers have posted this season.
    • No team gets on base better than the Dodgers, who have a league-best .338 OBP this season.
    • The Dodgers rank 12th in strikeouts per game (8.3) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 90 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 67 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .441 in 67 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .259 with 9.1 base hits per contest.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freeman has put up a .394 on-base percentage and a .511 slugging percentage, both team-high numbers for the Dodgers.
    • Freeman ranks second in batting average, fifth in on-base percentage and 11th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the big leagues.
    • Freeman heads into this game on a seven-game hitting streak. During his last 10 games he is hitting .400 with four doubles, a walk and eight RBI.
    • Mookie Betts has 127 hits to lead his team.
    • Including all qualifying players, Betts ranks 30th in batting average, 32nd in on-base percentage and fifth in slugging percentage.
    • Trea Turner has 33 doubles, two triples, 18 home runs and 36 walks while batting .308.
    • Will Smith is hitting .268 with 22 doubles, a triple, 19 home runs and 49 walks.

    Mets vs. Dodgers Probable Pitchers

    deGrom Anderson
    5 GS 22
    3-1 W-L 13-2
    2.15 ERA 2.69
    29.1 IP 140.2
    2 BB 30
    46 SO 111

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