The LA Dodgers head over to Chase Field in Arizona for a three game series with the Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks have not faired well against the Dodgers so far this season winning just 4 of the first 14 meetings overall and only 2 of the 8 meetings in Arizona.
Head to Head Trends
Dodgers are 11-4 in the last 15 meetings overall.
Dodgers are 7-2 in the last 9 meetings in Arizona.
Diamondbacks are 7-3 in Cahills last 10 starts vs. Dodgers.
Arizona Diamondbacks (-102)
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 4th in the National League West 18.5 games back of the 1st place LA Dodgers. The Diamondbacks have the worst home record in the National League with just 27 wins versus 40 losses. At home the Diamondbacks can score some runs averaging 4.24 runs per game but they also give up a lot of runs allowing just under 5 runs per game. Starting for the Diamondbacks today is Trevor Cahill who is 308 with a 4.54 ERA in 10 starts and a couple relief appearances this season. Like the Diamondbacks as a team Cahill has also not been very good at home this season going just 1-5 with a 5.52 ERA.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends
Diamondbacks are 2-7 in their last 9 overall.
Diamondbacks are 1-5 in Cahills last 6 starts vs. a team with a winning record.
Diamondbacks are 5-16 in their last 21 games vs. a right-handed starter.
LA Dodgers (-108)
The LA Dodgers are 1st in the National League West 5 games clear of the second place San Francisco Giants. The Dodgers are 16 games over .500 on the season with most of their success coming on the road where they are 14 games over .500 with a 40-26 record which also the best road record in baseball. Away from home the Dodgers are averaging 4.44 runs per game on offense while allowing just 3.58 runs per game on defense. On the hill for the Dodgers today is Roberto Hernandez who is 7-9 with a 3.78 ERA in 23 starts this season with the Phillies and Dodgers.
LA Dodgers Trends
Dodgers are 20-6 in their last 26 vs. National League West.
Dodgers are 20-8 in their last 28 games following an off day.
Dodgers are 38-15 in their last 53 road games vs. a team with a losing record.
I will be betting on the Dodgers to beat the Diamondbacks in this one. The Diamondbacks are one of the worst home teams in baseball while the Dodgers have the best road record in all of baseball so at -108 which is basically coin flip odds you have to go with the Dodgers in this one.
Free Pick: LA Dodgers -108