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    Freddie Freeman leads the Los Angeles Dodgers (89-38) into a matchup with Jeff McNeil and the New York Mets (82-47) on Tuesday at 7:10 PM ET at Citi Field. Freeman is hitting .323, the second-best batting average in MLB, for the favored Dodgers (-137), while McNeil ranks third in MLB play with a .321 batting average this season for the underdog Mets (+117). Los Angeles’ Andrew Heaney starts against New York’s Taijuan Walker.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Mets

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Dodgers vs Mets Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -137 8.5

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers average 1.3 home runs per game to rank fifth in MLB play with 169 total home runs.
    • The Dodgers’ .262 batting average leads the majors.
    • The Los Angeles Dodgers lead the league with a .338 on-base percentage.
    • The Dodgers strike out 8.3 times per game, the No. 12 mark in baseball.
    • The Dodgers average 1.4 home runs per road game this season (90 total on the road).
    • The Dodgers are slugging .444 with 3.6 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The club is batting .260 with 606 hits (9.2 per game) on the road this season.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freeman leads Los Angeles in OBP (.394), slugging percentage (.511) and OPS (.905) this season.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Freeman ranks second in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks fifth, and he is 12th in slugging.
    • Freeman has hit safely in six straight games. In his last 10 games he is batting .386 with three doubles, a walk and eight RBI.
    • Mookie Betts leads Los Angeles in total hits (126) this season while batting .281 with 61 extra-base hits.
    • Betts’ batting average ranks 30th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 34th, and his slugging percentage fifth.
    • Betts brings a three-game streak with at least one hit into this one. In his last five games he is hitting .421 with two doubles, four home runs, a walk and seven RBI.
    • Trea Turner has an OPS of .843, fueled by an OBP of .356 and a team-best slugging percentage of .487 this season.
    • Will Smith is batting .269 with a .354 OBP and 75 RBI for Los Angeles this season.
    • Smith enters this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .182 with a double, a home run, two walks and two RBI.

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets rank 17th in Major League Baseball with 129 home runs.
    • The Mets rank sixth in MLB with a .257 team batting average.
    • The Mets have an on-base percentage of .329 this season, which ranks third in the league.
    • The Mets have shown patience at the plate this season with the fourth-best rate of strikeouts per game (7.6) among MLB offenses.
    • In 63 games at home this season, they’ve hit 59 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • In 63 home games this season, they’re slugging .397 with 164 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.3 base hits per game and batting .255 as a team at home this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso has put up 131 hits, a team-high for the Mets.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Alonso ranks 43rd in batting average, 34th in on-base percentage and 11th in slugging percentage.
    • Alonso enters this game on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .400 with a home run, a walk and three RBI.
    • Francisco Lindor has 17 doubles, four triples, 21 home runs and 53 walks while hitting .264.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Lindor’s batting average places him 59th, his on-base percentage is 50th, and he is 53rd in slugging.
    • Starling Marte is hitting .291 with 24 doubles, five triples, 14 home runs and 25 walks.
    • Brandon Nimmo is batting .263 with 25 doubles, five triples, 12 home runs and 52 walks.

    Dodgers vs. Mets Probable Pitchers

    Heaney Walker
    9 GS 22
    2-1 W-L 10-3
    1.94 ERA 3.38
    41.2 IP 117.1
    12 BB 35
    62 SO 88
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