Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction 4/29/2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers (18-12) travel to face off against the Arizona Diamondbacks (13-16) on Monday, April 29th. This game will be played at Chase Field in Phoenix and televised on SNLA. 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 Blue Jays. First pitch is set for 9:40 ET.

Dodgers vs Diamondbacks

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Los Angeles closed out their series vs. the Blue Jays with a 3-1 loss. Heading into the game, the Dodgers were the slight favorite at -107 on the money line. Things started off well for the Dodgers, as they got on the board with a run in the 1st inning but gave up the lead right away as the Blue Jays scored three times in the bottom of the second.

Michael Grove got the start for the Dodgers and took the loss. He only lasted two innings, giving up three earned runs on four hits. Freddie Freeman’s hot streak continued, as he went 1/3 with a homer.

Los Angeles will be on the road today vs. the Diamondbacks, and they lead the NL West by 3.5 games over the Giants. The Dodgers are 18-12 overall and have gone 5-3 in divisional games this season. The Dodgers dropped their most recent game vs. the Blue Jays but won the three games prior to that.

So far, the Dodgers have been good as the road favorite, going 9-3 this season. As the favorite overall, the Dodgers are 18-11, and they are 0-1 as the underdog. Los Angeles has been really good in night games this season, going 12-5. The Dodgers’ series record is 6-5 this year, and they have won two straight series.

The Dodgers are 14-16 against the run line this season, including an 8-5 mark on the road. They have covered the run line in two straight games and are 14-15 vs. the run line as the favorite. Their average run margin in winning games is 3.9.

The Dodgers have been a solid under team this season with a 28-12 O/U record. Their games have averaged 9.3 runs per game, and their average O/U line is 9 runs. The under has hit in two straight games, and the under is 0-2 when the O/U line has been set at 10 runs this season.

James Paxton Gets The Start For The Dodgers

James Paxton has been solid in his first three starts of the season, and he is coming off a no-decision against the Nationals in which he went 4 2/3 innings and struck out 5. He has a win in each of his first two starts, with a win over the Twins and the Giants.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

Los Angeles comes into the game as one of the league’s top offenses, averaging 5.3 runs per game, which is 4th in the league. They have been even better at home, putting up 5.6 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting .274, which is the 2nd best mark in the league, and are also the top on-base percentage team in the league.

Shohei Ohtani and Mookie Betts have been two of the league’s top hitters this season, with Ohtani batting .336 and Betts coming in with a batting average of .387. Betts also has a team-high 23 RBIs, while Ohtani has gone deep 7 times, which is the best mark on the team and 4th in the league. In his last six games, Betts is 13/26, and Andy Pages has also been swinging a hot bat, going 9/25 in his last six games.

The Diamondbacks’s offense was carried by Christian Walker in their most recent game vs. the Mariners. Walker went 2/4 with a homer and scored all three of Arizona’s runs. The Diamondbacks really needed his big game, as they only picked up three other hits. Joe Mantiply got the win out of the bullpen, and Kevin Ginkel picked up the save.

Brandon Pfaadt started for the Diamondbacks, going six innings and giving up just two runs on five hits. He only had one strikeout in the outing and got the win.

Arizona is 13-16 overall heading into today’s game vs. the Dodgers, and they are 4.5 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. The Diamondbacks have an overall division record of 7-4 this season. Arizona picked up a win in their most recent game vs. the Mariners, and they are 3-5-1 in series this year, having lost two straight series.

At home, the Diamondbacks are 7-6 this year compared to 6-10 on the road. So far, they have been the favorite in 15 games, going 8-7, and they are 5-9 as the underdog this year.

Arizona has been a solid run line team this season, going 14-15 overall. They have been a better bet at home, going 7-6 against the run line at Chase Field. The Diamondbacks have an average run margin of 1.0 runs per game this season. They have been a better bet as an underdog, going 8-6 against the run line in those games. Arizona has an average run margin of 1.8 runs per game at home.

Arizona’s over/under record for the season is 12-16, and the average over/under line for their games is 9 runs. Their combined run average for the season is 9.6 runs per game. Their under streak is at 4 games, and the over/under line for today’s game is set at 10 runs. In games with an over/under line of 10 runs, their record is 1-0. So far this season, only 13.8% of their games have had over/under lines set at 10 runs or higher.

Tommy Henry Gets The Start For The Diamondbacks

Tommy Henry will be starting for the Diamondbacks at home against the Dodgers. He has started 3 games so far this season and is coming off a win vs. the Cardinals, where he went 6 innings, allowing just 1 earned run. In his first start of the season, he went 4 1/3 innings and struck out 9, but took a no-decision.

Diamondbacks Offense Breakdown

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Arizona comes into the game as one of the league’s top-scoring offenses, averaging 5.3 runs per contest. They have been even better at home, putting up an average of 6 runs per game. Arizona’s offense has been very balanced so far, as they have three players with at least five home runs and four different players with at least 13 RBIs. As a team, the Diamondbacks are batting .250, which is 8th in the league.

Christian Walker has been swinging a hot bat for the Diamondbacks, going 11/34 in his last nine games with two homers and seven RBIs. Walker is also on a five-game hitting streak. Blaze Alexander comes into the game with a team-leading batting average of .322 and has gone deep three times so far. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Ketel Marte are also tied for the team lead with five homers.


Dodgers vs Diamondbacks Prediction


There is a lot of value in taking the Diamondbacks on the money line at +122, as we have them winning this game 6-5. If you’re looking for an over/under prediction, we would take the over at 10 runs, as this would give you a little bit of wiggle room.

Looking at today’s starters, we have James Paxton finishing with six strikeouts compared to Tommy Henry with five. However, Henry is projected to go just five innings, while Paxton is predicted to go six.

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