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    Two of the best pitchers in MLB face off when Julio Urias (2.27 ERA) takes the mound for the host Los Angeles Dodgers (103-46) against Zac Gallen (2.52 ERA) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (70-80) at 10:10 PM ET on Thursday. The Dodgers are favored (-221) against the Diamondbacks (+182). Los Angeles sends Urias (17-7) to the mound for his 29th start this season, while Gallen (12-3) also makes his 29th start of the year for Arizona.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 22, 2022
    • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
    • Location: Los Angeles, California
    • Stadium: Dodger Stadium
    Dodgers vs Diamondbacks Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -221 7

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers are fourth-best in MLB play with 202 total home runs.
    • The Dodgers rank third in MLB with a .259 batting average.
    • The Los Angeles Dodgers lead the league with a .336 on-base percentage.
    • The Dodgers strike out 8.4 times per game, the No. 14 mark in baseball.
    • The Dodgers have hit 97 home runs at home this season (1.4 per game).
    • The Dodgers have a .465 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.7 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .265 with 622 hits (8.8 per game) at home this season.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freddie Freeman has an OPS of .918, fueled by an OBP of .402 to go with a slugging percentage of .516. All three of those stats are best among Los Angeles hitters this season.
    • Among qualified hitters in the majors, Freeman’s batting average ranks first, his on-base percentage ranks fifth, and he is 11th in slugging.
    • Freeman hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .294 with five walks and an RBI.
    • Mookie Betts leads Los Angeles with 143 hits. He is batting .270 this season and has 73 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Betts ranks 42nd in batting average, 44th in on-base percentage and fourth in slugging percentage.
    • Trea Turner has 183 hits this season and has a slash line of .303/.348/.479.
    • Turner has picked up a hit in 18 straight games. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .279 with two doubles, a triple, a home run, two walks and three RBI.
    • Will Smith has been key for Los Angeles with 120 hits, an OBP of .350 plus a slugging percentage of .462.
    • Smith enters this matchup on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .313 with a double, two walks and an RBI.

    Diamondbacks Stats & Trends

    Diamondbacks Batting

    • The Diamondbacks’ 165 home runs rank 13th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Diamondbacks have a team batting average of .230 this season, which ranks 24th among MLB teams.
    • The Diamondbacks have the 23rd-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.305).
    • The Diamondbacks rank 11th in strikeouts per game (8.2) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 1.3 home runs per game in their 72 road contests this season.
    • In 72 road games this season, they’re slugging .400 with 218 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 72 road games this season, they have a batting average of .227 while averaging 7.7 base hits per contest.

    Diamondbacks Key Batters

    • Christian Walker has accumulated a team-best slugging percentage (.479) and paces the Diamondbacks in hits (127).
    • Walker ranks 107th in batting average, 71st in on-base percentage and 24th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in MLB.
    • Daulton Varsho has 22 doubles, three triples, 26 home runs and 44 walks while batting .243.
    • Varsho’s batting average is 95th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 102nd, and he is 39th in slugging.
    • Ketel Marte has 40 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 53 walks while hitting .243.
    • Josh Rojas paces his team with a .343 OBP.

    Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Probable Pitchers

    Urías Gallen
    28 GS 28
    17-7 W-L 12-3
    2.27 ERA 2.52
    158.2 IP 164.0
    37 BB 43
    152 SO 167

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