Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers Prediction
The Arizona Diamondbacks and the host Los Angeles Dodgers have traded wins in the first two games of the four-game series. Is Los Angeles the smart play for bettors tonight as it sends ace Clayton Kershaw to the mound?
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Dodger Stadium at 9:10PM ET
TV: SportsNetLA (LAD)
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow, the Dodgers are a -172 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Diamondbacks are a +162 underdog, while the total is set at 7 runs. As of Saturday afternoon, 68 percent of public bets are coming in on host Los Angeles. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.
Hernandez, Turner power Dodgers
Justin Turner went 2-for-3 with a solo home run Friday night to help the hosts to a 3-2 victory over Arizona. Enrique Hernandez added a pinch-hit solo home run. Dylan Floro picked up the win in relief as he struck out one in a perfect inning. Kenley Jansen recorded his 33rd save as he struck out one in a spotless inning.
Goldschmidt has strong game in loss
Steven Souza Jr. was 2-for-4 with a run scored from the leadoff spot for the D-backs in last night's loss. Paul Goldschmidt was 2-for-4 with a home run, a double and two RBIs. Zack Greinke suffered the loss as he allowed three earned runs on six hits with five strikeouts and a walk over 7 1/3 innings.
Patrick Corbin (10-5, 3.15 ERA) will start today for Arizona, while LA counters with Kershaw (6-5, 2.39).
MLB Betting Trends
The under is 6-1-1 in Corbin's last eight road starts. Arizona is 1-7 in Corbin's last eight starts versus the Dodgers.
The under is 8-3-1 in the last 12 Dodgers home games. Los Angeles is 54-16 in Kershaw's last 70 home starts.
Corbin has had a fantastic season, but has had problems beating the Dodgers in his career. Going head-to-head with Kershaw won't make it any easier. With Kershaw back on top of his game, I'm going with the favored hosts tonight.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES DODGERS -172