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    Jack Suwinski rides a two-game home run streak into the Pittsburgh Pirates’ (40-46) matchup against the Los Angeles Dodgers (48-38). The Dodgers are the moneyline favorite (-238) over the Pirates (+196), and it starts at 10:10 PM ET on Thursday at Dodger Stadium. Julio Urias takes the mound first for Los Angeles, and Johan Oviedo is Pittsburgh’s pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Thursday, July 6, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
    • Location: Los Angeles, California
    • Stadium: Dodger Stadium
    Dodgers vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -238 9

    How Do I Watch the Dodgers vs. the Pirates?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers are second in MLB action with 137 home runs. They average 1.6 per game.
    • Los Angeles has the 19th-ranked batting average in the majors (.243).
    • The Dodgers are seventh in baseball with an on-base percentage of .329.
    • Los Angeles’ 8.9 strikeouts per game rank 19th in the majors.
    • The Dodgers average 1.6 homers per game when playing at home this season (67 total in home outings).
    • Los Angeles is averaging 3.4 extra-base hits per game while slugging .451 in home contests.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .250.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Mookie Betts is hitting .268 with 20 doubles, a triple, 23 home runs and 52 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .372 while slugging .551.
    • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks 55th, his on-base percentage ranks 19th, and he is seventh in slugging.
    • Freddie Freeman is slashing .318/.396/.531 this season and leads the Dodgers with an OPS of .927.
    • Among all qualified, he ranks third in batting average, fifth in on-base percentage and ninth in slugging percentage.
    • Freeman enters this game looking to extend his three-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .238 with a double, a walk and an RBI.
    • Will Smith is batting .272 with a .482 slugging percentage and 42 RBI this year.
    • J.D. Martinez leads Los Angeles with 69 hits, batting .251 this season with 41 extra-base hits.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates rank 25th in Major League Baseball with 80 home runs.
    • Pittsburgh ranks 20th in MLB with a .242 team batting average.
    • The Pirates have the 17th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.319).
    • Pittsburgh ranks 13th in strikeouts per game (8.5) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 1.1 home runs per game in their 43 road contests this season.
    • Pittsburgh is slugging .401 in 43 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .237 with 8.1 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has accumulated a team-high .465 slugging percentage. He’s batting .273 with an on-base percentage of .345.
    • He ranks 46th in batting average, 47th in on-base percentage and 49th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters in the big leagues.
    • Carlos Santana is batting .241 with 21 doubles, nine home runs and 35 walks. He’s slugging .407 with an on-base percentage of .320.
    • He is 109th in batting average, 97th in on-base percentage and 97th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Andrew McCutchen has accumulated an on-base percentage of .383, a team-high for the Pirates.
    • Suwinski paces his team with 54 hits.

    Dodgers vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Julio Urías (LAD) Pitcher Johan Oviedo (PIT)
    5 – 5 W/L 3 – 9
    58.1 IP 93.2
    4.94 ERA 4.61
    1.234 WHIP 1.431
    8.5 K/9 7.8
    2.0 BB/9 3.7

    Dodgers vs. Pirates Injury Updates

    • Dodgers: Chris Taylor: 10 Day IL (Knee), Shelby Miller: 15 Day IL (Neck), Noah Syndergaard: 15 Day IL (Finger), Clayton Kershaw: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Dustin May: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Trayce Thompson: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Tyler Cyr: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jimmy Nelson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), 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)
    • Pirates: Ji-Hwan Bae: 10 Day IL (Ankle), Ke’Bryan Hayes: 10 Day IL (Back), Rob Zastryzny: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Jose Hernandez: 15 Day IL (Calf), Vince Velásquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Wil Crowe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Oneil Cruz: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Ji-Man Choi: 60 Day IL (Achilles), 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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