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Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies 5/21/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds & Info

Game Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date & Time Saturday May 21, 2022, 6:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Citizens Bank Park Philadelphia, PA
Latest odds
PHI -130 ; O/U 8.5
TV Channel
NBCSPH

The Los Angeles Dodgers play the second game of a three-game series on the road Saturday against the Philadelphia Phillies. Los Angeles was off Thursday and the Dodgers improved to 25-12 on Wednesday with a 5-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Los Angeles swept Arizona in its four-game series and Los Angeles has won each of the last five. The Dodgers are first in the National League West ,1 ½ games ahead of the second place San Diego Padres.

First baseman Freddie Freeman is batting .312 to lead Los Angeles and the first baseman has team highs in hits with 43 and on-base percentage at .409. Right fielder Mookie Betts is the leader in home runs with eight and third baseman Justin Turner is the leader in RBIs with 28. Los Angeles has not yet announced it's starting pitcher for Saturday's matchup against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Philadelphia dropped to 18-20 following its 2-0 loss to the San Diego Padres on Thursday. Philadelphia was defeated by San Diego in two of the three games of their series this week. The Phillies have lost three out of the last four and Philadelphia is second in the National League East but trails the first place New York Mets by seven games and is just a half-game ahead of the third-place Miami Marlins.

Right fielder Bryce Harper is leading Philadelphia with a batting average of .305, nine home runs, 27 RBIs, 40 hits and an on-base percentage of .361. Rhys Hoskins is second in home runs with seven while Nick Castellanos is tied for second in RBIs with Kyle Schwarber at 21. On Saturday, Philadelphia will send Aaron Nola to the mound. The right-hander is 1-4 with a 3.64 ERA, 55 Ks and 9 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Los Angeles is 72-29 in its last 101
  • The UNDER has cashed in 11 of the Dodgers last 18 on the road
  • Philadelphia is 2-6 in its last 8 at home
  • The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Phillies last 4

Free MLB Pick:

Los Angeles Dodgers +110

Los Angeles has won four of the six played on the road, while Philadelphia has lost six of its last eight played at home. The Phillies have lost three of the last four overall. Philadelphia starting pitcher Aaron Nola is coming off a 5-4 loss last Sunday to the Los Angeles Dodgers after allowing two runs on four hits in seven innings. The Phillies have lost each of Nola’s last five starts. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Dodgers win 6-3.

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