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(8-5) Arizona Diamondbacks vs. L.A. Dodgers (7-6)
Date: Monday, April 17, 2016
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Dodger Stadium Los Angeles, California
Projected Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Brandon McCarthy
MLB Moneyline Odds: Dodgers -155 / Diamondbacks +135
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Betting Total: 7.5 runs
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The Diamondbacks had lost 3 in a row and the first 2 games of this series before beating the Dodgers 3-1 yesterday. They are in 2nd place in the NL West ? game back of the Colorado Rockies.
The Dodgers had won the first 2 games of this series combining for 15 runs before only scoring 1 in yesterday’s loss.
While the Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers yesterday they have lost 24 of their last 30 games against them in Los Angels. Overall, they have lost 43 of their last 61 games against the Dodgers.
This season the Diamondbacks rank 1st in the Majors in runs scored and 17th in team ERA.
Arizona is the highest scoring team in the Majors, but in their last 4 games they have only combined for 10 runs.
In their win over the Dodgers in their last game Taijuan Walker got the win for Arizona going five innings and only giving up one run and the bullpen did the rest holding L.A. scoreless.
Jake Lamb had one of the RBI’s in the win over the Dodgers yesterday and he leads Arizona in both RBI (11) and HR (2).
Robbie Ray is on the hill tonight for the Diamondbacks and he is coming off a strong start where he struck out 6 and did not give up any runs in a 4-3 win over the Giants. Last season against L.A. he was 1-1 with an ERA of 3.60.
In Ray’s career facing L.A. he is an even 3-3, in 8 starts, with a pretty solid ERA of 2.96. The Diamondbacks have lost 28 of his last 24 starts on the road.
This season the Diamondbacks are 2-4 on the road.
This season the Dodgers rank tied for 5th in the Majors in runs scored and 3rd in team ERA. These are great stats, but L.A. is only one game over .500.
In their loss to the Diamondbacks yesterday the Dodgers only managed 1 run on 5 hits and they also left 6 men on base.
Justin Turner was the only L.A. player with over 1 hit in yesterday’s loss and he ranks 4th in the National League hitting .372. Yasiel Puig had the only RBI in the game and he is among the league leaders in HR and RBI where he leads L.A. in both categories.
Brandon McCarthy gets the start in this game and he is coming off a great start lasting 6 innings and he did not give up any runs in a 2-0 win over the defending champion Cubs. Last season he had his only career start against the D-Backs and while it was a solid one striking out 8 he got a no decision.
The Dodgers have won McCarthy’s last 4 home starts and have won his last 5 starts overall.
This season the Dodgers are 5-2 at home and they had won 4 in a row at home before the Game 3 loss to the Diamondbacks yesterday.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Diamondbacks are 11-5 in their last 16 overall.
- Diamondbacks are 17-35 in their last 52 road games.
- Diamondbacks are 5-2 in their last 7 games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Dodgers are 4-1 in their last 5 games following a loss.
- Dodgers are 51-21 in their last 72 home games.
- Dodgers are 2-10 in their last 12 games vs. a left-handed starter.
Free Arizona Diamondbacks vs. L.A. Dodgers MLB Prediction:
Much like yesterday’s game this game will be a low scoring affair with 2 starts coming off solid last outings.
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While this game will be similar in a low scoring affair the Dodgers will come out on top giving McCarthy some run support and they will win and take the series.
MLB Free Score Prediction: L.A. 4 -Arizona 2
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