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    The Los Angeles Dodgers (8-8) match up with the New York Mets (10-6) after Freddie Freeman homered twice in an 8-6 loss to the Mets. The Dodgers are favored (-164) in this matchup with the Mets (+140), which starts at 10:10 PM ET on Tuesday. Los Angeles’ Clayton Kershaw gets the start against New York’s Tylor Megill.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Mets

    • Game Day: Tuesday, April 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
    • Location: Los Angeles, California
    • Stadium: Dodger Stadium
    Dodgers vs Mets Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -164 8

    How Do I Watch the Dodgers vs. the Mets?

    • TV Channel: TBS

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers rank second-best in baseball with 27 total home runs.
    • Los Angeles has the 24th-ranked batting average in MLB (.233).
    • The Dodgers are ninth in baseball with a .339 on-base percentage.
    • Los Angeles’ batters strike out 9.7 times per game, the 26th-most in MLB.
    • The Dodgers average 1.9 homers per game when playing at home this season (19 total in home contests).
    • Los Angeles is slugging .461 with 3.4 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .231 with 74 hits (7.4 per game) at home this season.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freeman leads Los Angeles with an OBP of .429, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .537.
    • Among all qualifying batters, Freeman ranks 15th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 18th, and he is 34th in slugging.
    • Freeman will look for his fourth straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .263 with two home runs, three walks and four RBI.
    • Max Muncy is batting .228 with seven home runs and nine walks.
    • Muncy ranks 137th in batting average, 90th in on-base percentage and 17th in slugging in the majors.
    • James Outman leads Los Angeles in total hits (13) this season, and seven of those have gone for extra bases.
    • Mookie Betts has two home runs, six RBI and a batting average of .266 this season.
    • Betts enters this game on a two-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .238 with two doubles, two walks and two RBI.

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets’ 18 home runs rank 13th in Major League Baseball.
    • New York has a team batting average of just .217 this season, which ranks 28th among MLB teams.
    • The Mets have an on-base percentage of .339 this season, which ranks ninth in the league.
    • New York ranks second in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.1 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.1 home runs per game in their 11 road contests this season.
    • In 11 road games this season, it is slugging .378 with 32 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 11 road games this season, they have a batting average of .226 while averaging 7.5 base hits per contest.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso has racked up a team-best slugging percentage (.677) while leading the Mets in hits (19).
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Alonso ranks 56th in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 55th and he is fourth in slugging.
    • Alonso heads into this game on a six-game hitting streak. During his last 10 games he is batting .359 with five home runs, six walks and nine RBI.
    • Francisco Lindor is batting .230 with six doubles, four home runs and 10 walks.
    • Lindor ranks 135th in batting average, 81st in on-base percentage and 44th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Brandon Nimmo has racked up an on-base percentage of .472, a team-high for the Mets.
    • Starling Marte is hitting .250 with four doubles, a home run and eight walks.

    Dodgers vs. Mets Probable Pitchers

    Clayton Kershaw (LAD) Pitcher Tylor Megill (NYM)
    2 – 1 W/L 3 – 0
    18 IP 16
    3.50 ERA 2.25
    1.111 WHIP 1.188
    8.5 K/9 7.3
    2.0 BB/9 3.9

    Dodgers vs. Mets 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), Will Smith: 7 Day IL (Concussion)
    • Mets: Tim Locastro: 10 Day IL (Back spasms), Omar Narváez: 10 Day IL (Calf), Justin Verlander: 15 Day IL (Teres major), Stephen Nogosek: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tommy Hunter: 15 Day IL (Back), Stephen Ridings: 15 Day IL (Lat), Elieser Hernandez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60 Day IL (Lat), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Edwin Díaz: 60 Day IL (Knee), José Quintana: 60 Day IL (Rib)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Dodgers and Mets (Last 10 Games)

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