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    The Los Angeles Dodgers (26-15) and the Minnesota Twins (23-18) take the field on Monday at Dodger Stadium, beginning at 10:10 PM ET. The Dodgers are moneyline favorites (-118), while the Twins are -101 underdogs, even though they are favored against the spread (1.5) with +157 odds. Noah Syndergaard gets the starting nod for Los Angeles, and Pablo Lopez is Minnesota’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Twins

    • Game Day: Monday, May 15, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
    • Location: Los Angeles, California
    • Stadium: Dodger Stadium
    Dodgers vs Twins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -118 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Dodgers vs. the Twins?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet LA

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers rank second in baseball with 68 home runs. They average 1.7 per game.
    • Los Angeles is 24th in the majors with a .231 batting average.
    • The Dodgers rank 11th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .326.
    • Los Angeles strikes out 9.0 times per game, the No. 25 mark in baseball.
    • The Dodgers have hit 35 home runs at home this season (1.7 per game).
    • Los Angeles is slugging .478 with 3.8 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The team is batting .253 with 171 hits (8.1 per game) at home this season.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freddie Freeman has an OPS of .899, fueled by an OBP of .380 to go with a slugging percentage of .519. He has a .309 batting average, as well.
    • Among qualified hitters in baseball, he ranks 15th in batting average, 20th in on-base percentage, and 24th in slugging.
    • Freeman hopes to build on a four-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .368 with two doubles, two home runs, three walks and six RBI.
    • Mookie Betts is hitting .252 with 11 doubles, nine home runs and 24 walks. He’s slugging .510 with an on-base percentage of .358.
    • Among qualifying hitters, he ranks 95th in batting average, 47th in on-base percentage and 28th in slugging percentage.
    • Betts enters this game looking to extend his three-game hit streak. In his last five games he is hitting .235 with a double, three home runs, four walks and five RBI.
    • Will Smith has collected 28 base hits, an OBP of .417 and a slugging percentage of .598 this season.
    • Smith enters this matchup with five games in a row with at least one hit. In his last five games he is hitting .421 with two doubles, two home runs, three walks and five RBI.
    • Max Muncy is batting .200 with a .353 OBP and 29 RBI for Los Angeles this season.

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins’ 55 home runs rank sixth in Major League Baseball.
    • Minnesota has a team batting average of just .227 this season, which ranks 27th among MLB teams.
    • The Twins have an OBP of .306 this season, which ranks 24th in MLB.
    • Minnesota is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 27th with an average of 9.4 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.3 home runs per game in their 19 road contests this season.
    • Minnesota is slugging .354 in 19 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .197 with 6.6 base hits per contest.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Byron Buxton has a slugging percentage of .467 and has 30 hits, both team-high figures for the Twins. He’s batting .222 and with an on-base percentage of .329.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks 137th, his on-base percentage ranks 87th, and he is 54th in slugging.
    • Carlos Correa is slugging .407 to lead his team. He has a batting average of .207 with an on-base percentage of .280.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks 154th in batting average, 150th in on-base percentage and 90th in slugging percentage.
    • Joey Gallo is batting .198 with five doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 15 walks.
    • Trevor Larnach’s .341 OBP paces his team.

    Dodgers vs. Twins Probable Pitchers

    Noah Syndergaard (LAD) Pitcher Pablo Lopez (MIN)
    1 – 3 W/L 2 – 2
    32.1 IP 49.1
    6.12 ERA 3.47
    1.423 WHIP 1.074
    5.8 K/9 11.3
    1.4 BB/9 2.6

    Dodgers vs. Twins Injury Updates

    • Dodgers: Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Groin), Jimmy Nelson: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Álex Reyes: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Pepiot: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee)
    • Twins: Max Kepler: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Kenta Maeda: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Caleb Thielbar: 15 Day IL (Oblique strain), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Royce Lewis: 60 Day IL (Knee), Gilberto Celestino: 60 Day IL (Thumb), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Joey Gallo: day-to-day (Leg)

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