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Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies Betting Pick

A pair of first place teams, and the two best teams in the National League will start a three game series on Tuesday. The Los Angeles Dodgers are on the road at the Philadelphia Phillies. The Dodgers are leading the National League West with their 55-36 record. Los Angeles is coming off a home loss on Sunday to the Milwaukee Brewers.

For Philadelphia, they lead the National League East. The Phillies are 58-32 on the season. Philadelphia has dropped back to back games. The Phillies were blanked by the Braves on Sunday 6-0.

The Philadelphia Phillies are the favorites in this game. The Phillies are listed at -144. The total is at 9.

Pitching Matchup

Bobby Miller is set to get the start for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Miller is 1-1 on the season, but has thrown just 25 innings. The young right hander has struck out 25 batters, and walked 15 on the season.

For the Philadelphia Phillies, Zack Wheeler is set to take the mound. Wheeler is 9-4 on the season, and continues to be one of the best pitchers in the National League. He has thrown 111.2 innings this season, and has 119 strikeouts. His ERA sits at 2.72.

Offensive Keys

The Dodgers are one of the best offensive teams in all of Major League Baseball. The Dodgers are scoring 5 runs per game. Los Angeles is also picking up nearly 9 hits per game. Los Angeles has a team batting average of .255, and their 124 homeruns is third in all of the league.

The top offensive threats for Los Angeles have been Shohei Ohtani, Freddie Freeman, Mookie Betts and Teoscar Hernandez. Ohtani is hitting .314, Betts is at .304, and Freeman is at .301. The homeruns are coming from Ohtani with 28, while Hernandez is second on the team with 19.

With the best record in the National League, the Phillies are scoring 4.9 runs per game. Philadelphia has a .258 batting average, which is third in the league. The Phillies have clubbed 106 homeruns, which ranks 7th in the game.

The Phillies are led in homeruns by Bryce Harper, with 20. Kyle Schwarber is second on the team with 17, while Nick Castellanos has 12. Philadelphia is getting a .335 batting average from Trea Turner, while Harper is at .303.

What’s Next

Los Angeles is at Detroit over the weekend to wrap up the first half of the season. Next week, the Dodgers host the Red Sox and Giants to start the second half of the season.

The Philadelphia Phillies will host the Oakland Athletics over the weekend for a three game series. Next week, the Phillies are on the road at the Pittsburgh Pirates and Minnesota Twins following the all star break.

Phillies Take Series Opener

We like the Phillies at home here. Philadelphia is looking to bounce back from two straight losses, and we like their chances. The offense is going to find a way to get to Miller, and Wheeler is ready for the task of the Dodgers offense. Our final bet for the game on Tuesday is the Philadelphia Phillies -144 over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your MLB betting!

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