Dodgers at Diamondbacks 6/24/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
MLB: 9:40 PM EST
Jun. 24, 2019
Latest Odds : LAD -151 O/U 8
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday for the first of three games against their National League West rival. The Dodgers won their fifth straight Saturday with a 5-4 walk-off win in 11 innings versus the Colorado Rockies. Alex Verdugo belted his second homer of the game during the bottom of the 11th giving the Dodgers the win.
Arizona lost its sixth straight after falling to the San Francisco Giants Saturday 7-4. David Peralta collected two hits in the loss for Arizona. The D-Backs jumped out to a 3-0 first inning leads on an Adam Jones RBI single, a Christian Walker RBI single and a steal of home by Eduardo Escobar. However, Zack Godley suffered control problems on the mound and allowed nine hits and five runs.
Cody Bellinger is leading Los Angeles with a .353 batting average, 95 hits, 25 home runs and 61 RBIs. The Dodgers are averaging .267 at the plate, while opponents are averaging .218. On Monday, the Dodgers will send Clayton Kershaw to the mound. The lefthander is 7-1 with an ERA of 2.85, 73 Ks and 14 BBs.
Ketel Marte leads Arizona with a .309 batting average in hits with 95 and home runs with 20. Eduardo Escobar leads the D-Backs in RBIs with 59. Arizona is averaging .258 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .255. On Monday, the D-Backs will send Zack Greinke to the mound. The right-hander is 8-3 with an ERA of 2.91, 87 Ks and 14 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Los Angeles is 38-14 in its last 52
The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Dodgers last 8 on the road
Arizona is 0-6 in its last 6
The OVER has cashed in each of the Diamondbacks last 4 at home
Free Betting Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers -151
Los Angeles has won 4 of the last 5 meetings head-to-head against Arizona. The Dodgers have won 49 of the last 73 versus an opponent with a losing record and 41 of the last 54 versus an opponent from the NL West. Arizona has lost each of its last 6, each of its last 5 at home, and 37 of its last 53 versus NL West opponents. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Dodgers win 5-1.