Phillies vs. Dodgers Prediction
With a victory as a big underdog last night, the Philadelphia Phillies have evened their four-game series at the Los Angeles Dodgers at a game apiece. Which team will get the upper hand when the series continues tonight?
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Dodger Stadium at 10:10PM ET
TV: SportsNet LA (LAD)
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers, the Dodgers are a -195 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Phillies are a +182 underdog, while the total is set at 7.5 runs. As of Wednesday afternoon, 55 percent of public bets are siding with host Los Angeles. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest information.
Arrieta guides Philly to win
Philadelphia rolled to a 6-1 win Tuesday night behind another strong start from Jake Arrieta. He lowered his ERA to 2.16 on the season as he threw seven shutout innings, giving up five hits while striking out six and walking two. Cesar Hernandez paced the offense as he went 2-for-2 with a double, three walks and two runs scored. Mikael Franco finished 2-for-4 with an RBI. Odubel Herrera contributed a hit and two RBIs. Jorge Alfaro was 2-for-4 with two doubles, a run and an RBI.
Muncy continues to play well
Max Muncy got the start for the Dodgers at first base and batted leadoff Tuesday night and did well in the role, going 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored. While his batting average is only .256, he is getting on base at a .364 clip which is ideal for a table setter. Justin Turner finished the game 2-for-4 with an RBI. Matt Kemp was also 2-for-4. Kenta Maeda took the loss as he threw 1 2/3 innings before leaving the game with an injury. Maeda gave up two earned runs on three hits with two strikeouts and a walk before departing.
MLB Betting Trends
The over is 12-3 in the last 15 Eflin road starts. The Phillies are 3-10 in the last 13 Eflin starts.
The Dodgers are 9-3 in their last 12 games overall. The over is 10-2-4 in the last 16 games.
Philadelphia got a big win last night, but Eflin isn't quite at the standard of Arrieta even if his velocity is up this season. If he is going to struggle against Toronto .
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES DODGERS -195