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    The Los Angeles Dodgers (13-11) will aim to keep a three-game win streak going when they visit the Pittsburgh Pirates (16-8) on Wednesday at 6:35 PM ET. The Dodgers are favored (-128) over the Pirates (+109). Tony Gonsolin starts for Los Angeles while Pittsburgh will counter with Roansy Contreras.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:35 PM ET
    • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: PNC Park
    Dodgers vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -128 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Dodgers vs. the Pirates?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet PT

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers rank second in MLB action with 44 home runs. They average 1.8 per game.
    • Los Angeles’ .231 batting average ranks 23rd in the majors.
    • The Dodgers rank 13th in MLB with a .328 on-base percentage.
    • Los Angeles strikes out 9.5 times per game, the fifth-worst mark in the majors.
    • The Dodgers average 1.8 homers per game when playing on the road this season (22 total in road contests).
    • Los Angeles has a .467 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.9 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • On the road this season the team averages 7.8 hits per game and is batting .232.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • James Outman is hitting .316 with four doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 10 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .400 while slugging .709.
    • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Outman ranks 16th in batting average, 19th in on-base percentage, and fourth in slugging.
    • Outman hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .409 with three doubles, four home runs and nine RBI.
    • Freddie Freeman leads Los Angeles in slugging percentage (.441) thanks to eight extra-base hits. He’s batting .290 with an on-base percentage of .380.
    • Freeman’s batting average ranks 40th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 36th, and his slugging percentage 72nd.
    • Mookie Betts has collected 21 base hits, an OBP of .367 and a slugging percentage of .446 this season.
    • J.D. Martinez has been key for Los Angeles with 22 hits, an OBP of .306 plus a slugging percentage of .534.
    • Martinez brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .167 with two doubles, a home run, three walks and two RBI.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates’ 28 home runs rank 10th in Major League Baseball.
    • Pittsburgh’s .253 batting average ranks 11th in the majors this season.
    • The Pirates have the 11th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.330).
    • Pittsburgh has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the eighth-best strikeout rate (8.1 per game) among MLB offenses.
    • In 11 games at home this season, they’ve hit 10 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • Pittsburgh is slugging .410 in 11 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 7.5 base hits per game and batting .241 as a team at home this season.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Andrew McCutchen a has .371 on-base percentage to pace the Pirates. He’s batting .270 while slugging .527.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, McCutchen’s batting average puts him 67th, his on-base percentage is 47th, and he is 31st in slugging.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes is batting .237 with seven doubles, two triples, a home run and seven walks. He’s slugging .387 with an on-base percentage of .287.
    • Including all qualifying players, Hayes’ batting average places him 116th, his on-base percentage ranks 145th, and he is 111th in slugging.
    • Carlos Santana has eight doubles, two home runs and 10 walks while batting .261.
    • Connor Joe has six doubles, two triples, two home runs and eight walks while batting .328.

    Dodgers vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Tony Gonsolin (LAD) Pitcher Roansy Contreras (PIT)
    0 – 0 W/L 2 – 1
    0 IP 21.2
    0.00 ERA 4.57
    0.000 WHIP 1.523
    0 K/9 7.9
    0 BB/9 4.2

    Dodgers vs. Pirates Injury Updates

    • Dodgers: Miguel Rojas: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Groin), Jimmy Nelson: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tony Gonsolin: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Daniel Hudson: 15 Day IL (Knee), Álex Reyes: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Pepiot: 60 Day IL (Oblique), 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)
    • Pirates: Rob Zastryzny: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Chase De Jong: 15 Day IL (Knee), Ji-Man Choi: 60 Day IL (Achilles), Oneil Cruz: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Jarlin García: 60 Day IL (Arm), Max Kranick: 60 Day IL (Elbow), JT Brubaker: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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

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