Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction 5/22/2024

The Arizona Diamondbacks (23-26) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Dodgers (33-18) on Wednesday, May 22nd. This game will be played at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and televised on None. The Diamondbacks are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Dodgers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Diamondbacks. First pitch is set for 10:10 ET.

Diamondbacks vs Dodgers

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Arizona cruised to a 7-3 win over the Dodgers in the most recent game of this series. The Diamondbacks had a huge 3rd inning, scoring seven of their nine runs. As for the Dodgers, they scored their only three runs in the 4th. Heading into the game, the Diamondbacks were at +140 on the money line.

Brandon Pfaadt started for the Diamondbacks and picked up the win, going six innings and giving up just two earned runs. He finished the game with seven strikeouts and allowed just one home run. Gavin Stone got the start for the Dodgers and took the loss, giving up four earned runs in six innings of work.

Joc Pederson and Christian Walker each homered for the Diamondbacks, while Eugenio Suarez went 2/4 with two RBIs. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. also had a two-hit game and drove in a run.

Arizona is 23-26 overall this season, and they are nine games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. The Diamondbacks are 10-9 against other teams in the NL West this year. Arizona is on the road today, and they are 5-5 in their last 10 games.

So far, the Diamondbacks have been pretty even at home, going 12-13. On the road, they have an identical 11-13 record. As the underdog, the Diamondbacks are 11-16 this year and 8-10 as the underdog on the road. When favored, Arizona has gone 12-10 this year. The Diamondbacks’ overall series record is 5-9-1 this year.

Arizona is 23-26 against the run line this season, with a 13-11 mark on the road. The Diamondbacks have an average run margin of 0.0 runs per game, scoring 4.4 runs per win and allowing 3.9 runs per loss. They are 15-12 against the run line as the underdog.

Arizona is on the road against the Dodgers today, and the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. The Diamondbacks have a combined run average of 9.6 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 23-24. Their games have averaged 9 runs per game, and when the line is set at 8.5 runs, their over/under record is 8-7. So far this season, 42.9% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs, and their current over streak is at 5 games.

Ryne Nelson Gets The Start For The Diamondbacks

Ryne Nelson gets the start for the Diamondbacks today as he faces the Dodgers on the road. So far this season, he has made seven starts and has a record of 2-3 with an ERA of 7.06. Looking at his overall numbers, Nelson has a WHIP of 1.88 and opponents are batting .366 this season. In his 29 1/3 innings of work, Nelson has allowed a total of four home runs. His last outing was a rough one, as he gave up eight earned runs in four innings of work vs. the Tigers. Before that, he had pitched well, picking up the win vs. the Padres and allowing just one earned run in five innings of work.

Diamondbacks Offense Breakdown

Christian Walker and Ketel Marte are tied for the team lead with nine home runs, with Walker also leading the team with 31 RBIs. Walker has struggled of late, going just 5/32 in his last nine games, but he does have two homers in that stretch. Joc Pederson has also gone deep two times in his last seven games while hitting .400. Pederson is batting .321 for the season, which is the best mark on the team.

As a team, the Diamondbacks are 7th in scoring at 4.8 runs per game. They have been even better on the road, averaging 4.9 runs per contest. Overall, they are 8th in batting average and have the 7th fewest strikeouts in the league. Arizona also comes into the game with a collective on-base percentage of .320.

Los Angeles currently leads the NL West by eight games over the Padres. The Dodgers are 33-18 overall and have gone 11-8 against other teams in the division. So far, they have been good at home, going 19-10, and they are 14-8 on the road. This year, the Dodgers have been really good in night games, putting together a 24-9 record.

As the favorite, the Dodgers have gone 32-16 this year and 18-10 as the favorite at home. Los Angeles’ overall series record is 11-6, and they have won two straight series. So far, they are 1-2 as the underdog this season.

When it comes to betting the run line, the Dodgers have been a solid choice, going 27-24 on the season. They have been especially good on the road, going 13-9, and as the favorite, going 26-22. Their average run margin is +1.6 runs per game, and they have been outscoring opponents by an average of 1.9 runs per game on the road.

Today’s over/under line for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ game against the Arizona Diamondbacks is set at 8.5 runs. The Dodgers have an over/under record of 28-23 this season, and their games have averaged 8.6 runs per game. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, the Dodgers have gone over the total in 16 of 24 games. Overall, 23.5% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 8.5 runs, and their games have gone over the total in two straight contests.

Tyler Glasnow Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Right-hander Tyler Glasnow gets the start for the Dodgers today as he faces off against the Diamondbacks at home. He has made 10 starts this season and has a record of 6-2 to go along with a 2.90 ERA. In his 10 appearances, Glasnow has turned in seven quality starts and is averaging 11.76 strikeouts per nine innings. Overall, he has 81 strikeouts, which leads the league. In his last outing, Glasnow took the loss, giving up four earned runs in five innings of work. Before that, he had won three straight starts.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

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Shohei Ohtani has been a big part of the Dodgers’ offense this season, hitting .356 with 13 homers and 34 RBIs. He is also coming off a stretch in which he went 13/35 (.371) with two homers and seven RBIs. Ohtani is also currently on a three-game hitting streak. Teoscar Hernandez is also a big power threat in the lineup, as he is 2nd on the team with 11 homers and is batting .242.

Overall, the Dodgers have been one of the league’s top offenses, averaging 5.1 runs per game and leading the league in on-base percentage and OPS. They are also 2nd in home runs and have the league’s best team isolated power mark. The team’s collective batting average is .257, which is 3rd in the league.

Diamondbacks vs Dodgers Prediction

Our predicted final score for this one is 6-5 in favor of the Dodgers, which would have them winning but not covering the -1.5 run line. Instead, we recommend taking the over at 8.5 runs. You can get the over at -103, and we have the Dodgers and Diamondbacks combining for 11 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Tyler Glasnow has the fifth-best chances of picking up a win today, and his projected strikeout total is six. As for Ryne Nelson, he is projected to finish with just four strikeouts and has the third-worst chances of picking up a win.

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