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    The Los Angeles Dodgers (90-39) visit the New York Mets (83-48) at 4:10 PM ET on Thursday in a matchup of two of MLB’s most consistent batters. Freddie Freeman has a batting average of .321 (second in MLB) for the favored Dodgers (-143), and Jeff McNeil ranks third in MLB play batting .318 this season for the underdog Mets (+121). Los Angeles’ Clayton Kershaw and New York’s Chris Bassitt pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Mets

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 1, 2022
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Dodgers vs Mets Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -143 7.5

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers are fifth-best in baseball with 170 total home runs.
    • The Dodgers’ .261 batting average leads the majors.
    • The Dodgers have a league-leading .337 on-base percentage.
    • The Dodgers’ 8.3 strikeouts per game rank 12th in the league.
    • The Dodgers average 1.3 homers per game when playing on the road this season (91 total in road outings).
    • The Dodgers are averaging 3.5 extra-base hits per game while slugging .438 away from home.
    • The team is batting .257 with 616 hits (9.1 per game) on the road this season.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freeman leads Los Angeles in OBP (.393), slugging percentage (.509) and OPS (.902) this season.
    • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Freeman’s batting average ranks second, his on-base percentage ranks sixth, and he is 12th in slugging.
    • Freeman will look for his ninth straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .370 with four doubles, a walk and seven RBI.
    • Mookie Betts has 128 hits, which leads Los Angeles batters this season. He’s batting .281 with 63 extra-base hits.
    • Betts is 34th in batting average, 30th in on-base percentage and fifth in slugging among qualified hitters.
    • Betts brings a five-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is hitting .375 with two doubles, three home runs, two walks and four RBI.
    • Trea Turner is batting .307 with a .480 slugging percentage and 86 RBI this year.
    • Will Smith has 19 home runs, 75 RBI and a batting average of .266 this season.

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets rank 17th in Major League Baseball with 132 home runs.
    • The Mets rank seventh in MLB with a .257 team batting average.
    • The Mets have an OBP of .328 this season, which ranks third in MLB.
    • The Mets rank fourth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.6 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.0 home runs per game in their 65 home contests this season.
    • They are slugging .399 in 65 home games this season.
    • In 65 home games this season, they have a batting average of .255 while averaging 8.3 base hits per contest.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso has totaled 132 hits, a team-high for the Mets.
    • Alonso is 43rd in batting average, 39th in on-base percentage and 12th in slugging percentage among all qualified batters in the majors.
    • Francisco Lindor’s .442 slugging percentage paces his team.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Lindor’s batting average puts him 53rd, his on-base percentage is 43rd, and he is 54th in slugging.
    • Starling Marte has 24 doubles, five triples, 16 home runs and 25 walks while hitting .293.
    • Brandon Nimmo is batting .266 with 25 doubles, five triples, 12 home runs and 52 walks.

    Dodgers vs. Mets Probable Pitchers

    Kershaw Bassitt
    0 GS 24
    0-0 W-L 11-7
    ERA 3.34
    0 IP 148.1
    0 BB 37
    0 SO 139

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