MLB Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction 4/30/2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers (19-12) travel to face off against the Arizona Diamondbacks (13-17) on Tuesday, April 30th. This game will be played at Chase Field in Phoenix and televised on None. The Dodgers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Diamondbacks are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Dodgers. First pitch is set for 9:40 ET.

Dodgers vs Diamondbacks

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Los Angeles cruised to an easy 8-4 win over the Diamondbacks in the most recent game of this series. The Dodgers had a huge 5th inning, scoring four of their eight runs. As for the Diamondbacks, they scored their final run in the 5th and were held in check the rest of the game.

James Paxton got the win for the Dodgers, going five innings and giving up four runs. He finished the game with just four strikeouts and allowed two home runs. Tommy Henry had a rough outing for the Diamondbacks, taking the loss after going just four innings and giving up two earned runs.

At the plate, the Dodgers were led by Will Smith and Teoscar Hernandez, as they were the only two Dodgers hitters to have more than one hit. Smith, Hernandez, and Andy Pages each had two RBIs for Los Angeles’ offense.

Los Angeles is on the road today vs. the Diamondbacks with an overall record of 19-12, and they lead the NL West by four games over the Giants. The Dodgers took the first game of this series vs. the Diamondbacks and had won four straight before dropping the final game of their series vs. the Blue Jays.

So far, the Dodgers have gone 6-3 in divisional games, and they have been really good on the road, putting together a record of 10-4. Los Angeles has also been good as the favorite this year, going 19-11, and they are 9-8 at home.

When the Dodgers are favored, they are 15-15 on the run line. They have been a good bet on the run line on the road this season, going 9-5. Their average run margin in winning games is 3.9, while it is -2.7 in losing games.

So far this season, the Dodgers have played in 31 games with an average combined run total of 9.4, slightly lower than today’s over/under line of 9.5. Their over/under record is 19-12, and when the line has been set at 9.5 runs, they have gone over in 2 of 3 games. Overall, only 9.7% of their games have had a higher over/under line than today’s 9.5 runs.

Landon Knack Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Landon Knack is on the mound for the Dodgers today, and he is coming off a win in his last start against the Nationals. In that outing, he went 6 innings and gave up 2 earned runs and struck out 5. He has given up a home run in each of his first two starts.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

Los Angeles comes into the game as the league’s top-scoring offense, averaging 5.4 runs per game. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.6 runs per game. The Dodgers are also the league’s top-hitting team, with a batting average of .275. This has led to them having the best on-base percentage and OPS in the league.

Shohei Ohtani and Mookie Betts have been leading the way for the Dodgers, with Ohtani batting .341 with seven homers, and Betts is hitting .377 with six home runs. Betts has gone 15/34 in his last nine games, while Ohtani has three homers in this stretch. Andy Pages has also been swinging a hot bat, going 12/37 in his last nine games.

Arizona is hosting the Dodgers today with an overall record of 13-17, which has them 5.5 games behind the Dodgers for the NL West lead. The Diamondbacks are also 5.5 games behind the Padres for 4th place in the division. So far, they have gone 7-5 in divisional matchups.

As the home team, the Diamondbacks are 7-7 this year, compared to 6-10 on the road. Arizona dropped the first game of this series vs. the Dodgers after taking the final game of their series vs. the Mariners. The Diamondbacks’ overall series record is 3-5-1 this year.

When the Diamondbacks are at home, they are a solid play on the run line, going 7-7 on the season. They have an average run margin of 1.4 runs per game at home, which is slightly better than their overall run margin of 0.8 runs per game. They have been a better bet on the run line as the underdog, going 8-7, compared to 6-9 as the favorite. Their run line losing streak at home is at four games.

Arizona’s over/under record is now 13-16 on the season, and the average over/under line for their games is 9 runs. When the over/under line is set at 9.5 runs, their record is 2-2 in those games. So far, 20% of their games have had over/under lines set at 9.5 runs or higher. Their combined run average for the season is 9.7 runs per game.

Jordan Montgomery Gets The Start For The Diamondbacks

Jordan Montgomery gets the start for the Diamondbacks at home against the Dodgers. He has made two starts so far this season, picking up a win in his first outing but taking a loss in his last start against the Cardinals. In that outing, he went 7 innings, striking out 4 and giving up 1 home run.

Diamondbacks Offense Breakdown

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Arizona comes into the game as one of the league’s top offenses, averaging 5.3 runs per game. They have been even better at home, putting up 5.9 runs per contest. Overall, they are 8th in team batting average (.249) and have the league’s 4th best walk rate. The Diamondbacks have three players who are tied for the team lead with five homers, including Ketel Marte, who has been one of the team’s top hitters, batting .311 for the season.

Christian Walker has been swinging a hot bat of late, going 7/23 in his last seven games with two homers and six RBIs. Blaze Alexander is also swinging a hot bat, as he is hitting .317 for the season and has gone deep three times. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is the team’s top power threat, as he is 7th in the league with 22 RBIs.


Dodgers vs Diamondbacks Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks game is to take the Diamondbacks on the money line, with the payout sitting at -104. Our predicted final score is 5.1 to 5 in favor of the Diamondbacks.

If you’re looking for a prediction on the over/under, we would take the under at 9.5. Looking at the starting pitchers, Landon Knack is projected to finish with just four strikeouts, which ranks as the second-worst among today’s starters.

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