Dodgers vs Phillies Picks and Prediction – 7/9/2024

By: Eddie Kline |

Last Updated: 07/08/2024 at 6:00 PM ET

Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies 07/09/24 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 7/9/2024, 10:40 PM UTC
Latest Odds: PHI -142 ; O/U 8.5

Dodgers vs Phillies Prediction

Citizens Bank Park will play host to a Tuesday night MLB clash between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies. Be ready for the baseball season with all of our MLB picks. The Dodgers (55-36) are ten games above .500 on the road and are sitting 7.5 games clear of Arizona in the NL West Division race. On Sunday, Los Angeles batters went 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base during a 9-2 home loss versus Milwaukee. 

Twenty-five year old righty Bobby Miller (1-1 6.12 ERA) will make his seventh start of the season for the Dodgers. Last time out, Miller (5 IP) allowed four hits and two runs during a 6-5 home victory versus Arizona. 

The Philadelphia Phillies have won 33 of their first 47 home games and own the best overall record in the majors. The Phillies (58-32) are sending a franchise record seven players to the All-Star Game and hold an eight-game lead over Atlanta for the top spot in the NL East Division. On Sunday, Philadelphia SP Michael Mercado was tagged for five runs and recorded just five outs during a 6-0 road loss against Atlanta. 

The Phillies will turn to All-Star righty Zack Wheeler (9-4 2.74 ERA) in the series opener. Through 111 plus innings, Wheeler has limited opponents to ten home runs and struck out 119 batters while posting a sparkling 0.99 WHIP.

Our Free MLB Pick for Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers

Phillies vs Dodgers Pick

Philadelphia OF Kyle Schwarber (groin) and 1B Bryce Harper (hamstring) are expected to be activated from the 10-day injured list for this contest. Through 91 games, Los Angeles ranks 2nd in OPS and 3rd in runs scored. For the season, Philadelphia ranks 5th in OPS and 6th in runs scored. Take the under. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia Phillies win 4-2.

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