Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers Prediction
Can the Los Angeles Dodgers continue their dominance in the NL West when they play host to the Arizona Diamondbacks at 10:10PM ET?
909 Arizona Diamondbacks vs. 910 Los Angeles Dodgers
Friday, August 9, 2019
10:10PM ET – Dodger Stadium
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers, the Dodgers are favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -190 to win. The Diamondbacks are listed with a money line of +165 to win, while the over/under total is listed at 7.5 runs. The public betting for the contest currently has 83 percent going on the Dodgers at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Diamondbacks warming up
Arizona has won four of its last five, all at home, coming into this weekend series. The Diamondbacks are 58-57 on the season, 31-29 on the road and 57-52 with the over. Arizona has Robbie Ray on the mound tonight. He is 10-7 on the season with a 4.03 ERA.
The Diamondbacks rank in the top 10 in hitting and pitching this year. The staff has a 4.30 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP this season. At the plate, Arizona is averaging 5.22 runs per game while batting .259 as a squad. Eduardo Escobar is leading the team with 20 doubles, 25 home runs and 93 RBI. Ketel Marte is adding 25 doubles, 24 home runs and 67 RBI.
Dodgers rolling along
The Los Angeles Dodgers are riding a five-game win streak right now after sweeping the Cardinals at home this week. L.A. is 77-40 on the season, 46-15 at home and 57-55 with the under. The Dodgers have Walker Buehler on the mound today. He is 10-2 on the season with a 3.22 ERA.
The Dodgers have the league’s best pitching staff. They have a 3.35 team ERA with a 1.11 team WHIP this season. At the plate, Los Angeles is averaging 5.41 runs per game while batting .260 as a team. Cody Bellinger is leading the team with 23 doubles, 37 home runs and 88 RBI. Max Muncy is adding 16 doubles, 27 home runs and 75 RBI.
MLB Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks are 11-4 in their last 15 games following an off day, but 2-7 in their last nine games following a win.
The Dodgers are 5-1 in their last six games against a left-handed starter and 53-22 in their last 75 division games.
These two have split their last six meetings, with the home team winning five of them. The Dodgers have been dominant at home this year and Buehler is coming off some nice starts. He has an impressive 2.54 ERA at home this season with a 5-0 record. Ray has been limited to six innings or less in his last four starts while giving up at least three runs. He has a 4.42 ERA against the Dodgers this season over three starts. The Dodgers are nearly untouchable at home and they seem to have the pitching edge today as well.
MLB Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers -190