Dodgers at Diamondbacks 9/25/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
MLB: 10:00 PM EST
Sep. 25, 2018
Latest Odds : LAD -210 O/U 8.5
The Los Angeles Dodgers play the second game of a three-game series on the road Tuesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres on Sunday 14-0 for their fifth win in the last six games and remained in first place 1 ½ games in front of the Colorado Rockies in the National League West.
Arizona lost for the seventh time in the last eight games on Sunday losing to the Colorado Rockies 2-0 and being swept at home in the three-game series. Zake Godley lost for the fourth straight start and is now 14-11 on the season, after allowing six hits while walking three in five innings.
Matt Kemp leads Los Angeles with a .287 batting average and a team high in RBIs with 82. Cody Bellinger leads the team in hits with 138. Max Muncy is the team leader in home runs with 33. Los Angeles has a team batting average of .247 while opposing hitters are averaging .231 at the plate against Dodgers pitching. On Tuesday, the Dodgers will send Walker Buehler to the mound. The rookie right-hander this season is 7-5 with an ERA of 2.74, 143 Ks and 32 BBs.
David Peralta leads the D-Backs with a .296 batting average and a team high 84 RBIs. Paul Goldschmidt leads the team in hits with 169 and home runs with 33. Arizona has a team batting average of .235 while opposing hitters are averaging .239 at the plate against Diamondbacks pitching. On Tuesday, the D-Backs will send Matt Koch to the mound. The right-hander this season is 5-5 with an ERA of 4.26, 48 Ks and 19 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Los Angeles is 4-1 in its last 5 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in each of Buehler’s last 4 starts
Arizona has lost 19 of its last 26 overall
The UNDER has cashed in 6 of Koch’s last 9 starts at home
Free Betting Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 (-120)
Los Angeles has won 4 of the last 5 head to head with Arizona. The Diamondbacks have fallen apart down the stretch losing 19 of the last 26 overall and 7 of the last 8 at home. On the other hand, the Dodgers have won 4 of Buehler’s last 5 starts and 20 of the last 28 games overall. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Dodgers win and cover the run line 6-3.