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    The Los Angeles Dodgers (6-6) and the San Francisco Giants (5-6) square off on Wednesday at 9:45 PM ET with the series tied 1-1. The Dodgers are favored (-171) to take the rubber match against the Giants (+146). Clayton Kershaw gets the starting nod for Los Angeles, and Alex Cobb is San Francisco’s pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Giants

    • Game Day: Wednesday, April 12, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:45 PM ET
    • Location: San Francisco, California
    • Stadium: Oracle Park
    Dodgers vs Giants Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -171 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Dodgers vs. the Giants?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-BA

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers average 1.8 home runs per game to rank second in MLB play with 21 total home runs.
    • Los Angeles has the 20th-ranked batting average in MLB (.238).
    • The Dodgers’ .352 on-base percentage ranks fifth-best in baseball.
    • Los Angeles strikes out 9.3 times per game, the fourth-worst mark in baseball.
    • The Dodgers average 1.3 homers per game when playing on the road this season (eight total in road outings).
    • Los Angeles is slugging .429 with 3.7 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • The club averages 7.2 hits per game and is batting .219 away from home this season.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Will Smith has three doubles, three home runs and six walks while batting .306.
    • Among qualifying batters in the majors, Smith is 58th in batting average, 49th in on-base percentage, and 19th in slugging.
    • James Outman leads Los Angeles in total hits (nine) this season while batting .273 with six extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying batters, Outman’s batting average ranks him 88th, his on-base percentage 20th, and his slugging percentage sixth.
    • Freddie Freeman has a team-best OPS of .975, fueled by a slash line of .375/.455/.521 this season.
    • Mookie Betts has been key for Los Angeles with 12 hits, an OBP of .426 plus a slugging percentage of .512.

    Giants Stats & Trends

    Giants Batting

    • The Giants’ 20 home runs rank third in Major League Baseball.
    • San Francisco ranks 16th in MLB with a .247 team batting average.
    • The Giants are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking eighth with an OBP of .338.
    • San Francisco ranks last in strikeouts per game (11.1) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit five homers, an average of 1.0 per game, in five home contests this season.
    • In five home games this season, it is slugging .365 with 11 hits going for extra bases.
    • In five home games this season, they have a batting average of .226 while averaging 7.2 base hits per contest.

    Giants Key Batters

    • Mike Yastrzemski has four doubles, two home runs and two walks while hitting .268.
    • Yastrzemski is 91st in batting average, 132nd in on-base percentage and 56th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters in the majors.
    • Yastrzemski heads into this game on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .313 with a double.
    • David Villar is batting .235 with a double, three home runs and five walks.
    • Villar is 125th in batting average, 77th in on-base percentage and 52nd in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Michael Conforto is hitting .237 with three home runs and eight walks.
    • Joc Pederson’s eight hits pace his team.

    Dodgers vs. Giants Probable Pitchers

    Clayton Kershaw (LAD) Pitcher Alex Cobb (SF)
    1 – 1 W/L 0 – 1
    12 IP 10.2
    3.75 ERA 2.53
    1.083 WHIP 1.125
    9.7 K/9 10.1
    1.5 BB/9 0.8

    Dodgers vs. Giants Injury Updates

    • Dodgers: Ryan Pepiot: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Jimmy Nelson: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tony Gonsolin: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Daniel Hudson: 15 Day IL (Knee), Álex Reyes: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee)
    • Giants: Austin Slater: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Mitch Haniger: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Roberto Pérez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Luke Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Luis González: 60 Day IL (Back), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Left arm)

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