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    The NLDS opens with a matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, starting at 4:00 AM ET. Los Angeles has Clayton Kershaw projected to start, while Arizona has not named a starter.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:00 AM ET
    • Location: Los Angeles, California
    • Stadium: Dodger Stadium
    Dodgers vs Diamondbacks Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -198 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Dodgers vs. the Diamondbacks?

    • TV Channel: TBS

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers rank second in baseball with 249 home runs. They average 1.5 per game.
    • Los Angeles’ .258 batting average is fifth-best in MLB.
    • The Dodgers are second in MLB with an on-base percentage of .341.
    • Los Angeles’ 8.4 strikeouts per game rank 11th in baseball.
    • The Dodgers have hit 130 homers at home this season (1.6 per game).
    • Los Angeles has a .460 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.4 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.4 hits per game and is batting .256.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Mookie Betts leads Los Angeles with 179 hits, batting .307 this season with 80 extra-base hits. He has an on-base percentage of .408 and a slugging percentage of .579.
    • Among qualifying batters in baseball, he is sixth in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage, and fifth in slugging.
    • Betts will look for his third straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .200 with four walks and two RBI.
    • Freddie Freeman has a slash line of .334/.412/.571 this season and a team-best OPS of .984.
    • His batting average ranks third among qualified players, his on-base percentage second, and his slugging percentage sixth.
    • Max Muncy is batting .212 with a .475 slugging percentage and 105 RBI this year.
    • Will Smith has been key for Los Angeles with 121 hits, an OBP of .359 plus a slugging percentage of .438.
    • Smith has safely hit in three straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .222 with a home run, a walk and four RBI.

    Diamondbacks Stats & Trends

    Diamondbacks Batting

    • The Diamondbacks rank 22nd in Major League Baseball with 166 home runs.
    • Arizona ranks 13th in MLB with a .250 team batting average.
    • The Diamondbacks have an on-base percentage of .322 this season, which ranks 14th in the league.
    • Arizona is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking fourth with an average of 7.7 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.1 home runs per game in their 81 road contests this season.
    • Arizona has a team slugging percentage of .393 in away games this season with 232 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .241 with 8.2 base hits per contest.

    Diamondbacks Key Batters

    • Corbin Carroll has put up a team-high OBP (.363) and slugging percentage (.508), while pacing the Diamondbacks in hits (162, while batting .287).
    • Including all qualified hitters in the majors, his batting average places him 15th, his on-base percentage is 20th, and he is 16th in slugging.
    • Christian Walker is hitting .258 with 36 doubles, two triples, 33 home runs and 62 walks. He’s slugging .497 with an on-base percentage of .333.
    • Including all qualified players, he is 79th in batting average, 58th in on-base percentage and 24th in slugging percentage.
    • Ketel Marte has 26 doubles, nine triples, 25 home runs and 71 walks while hitting .276.
    • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is hitting .263 with 35 doubles, two triples, 24 home runs and 33 walks.

    Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Probable Pitchers

    The Diamondbacks have not named a probable pitcher as of October 5, 2023.

    Clayton Kershaw (LAD) Pitcher (ARI)*
    13 – 5 W/L
    131.2 IP
    2.46 ERA
    1.063 WHIP
    9.4 K/9
    2.7 BB/9

    Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Injury Updates

    • Dodgers: Jonny Deluca: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Yency Almonte: 15 Day IL (Knee), Wander Suero: 15 Day IL (Back), Tony Gonsolin: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Dustin May: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Gus Varland: 60 Day IL (Knee), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Tyler Cyr: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Marisnick: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), 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), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee)
    • Diamondbacks: Scott McGough: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Tommy Henry: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Drey Jameson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Austin Adams: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Dominic Fletcher: 60 Day IL (Finger), Mark Melancon: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Corbin Martin: 60 Day IL (Lat)

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

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