Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies 05/20/2022 – Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will play host to the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies as they open a three-game series. The Dodgers are holding a 25-12 record on the season and are coming into this game riding a five-game winning streak. The Phillies seem to be having their ups and downs as they hold an 18-20 record on the season. The Phillies are second in the NL East behind the New York Mets. The best baseball picks today are in favor of the Dodgers to continue their success and win this opening game.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies 05/20/2022
|When:||Friday, May 20, 7:05 PM ET|
|Where:||Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers swept the Diamondbacks in their last four-game series with ease. Los Angeles has smashed 17 runs in their last two games alone. The Dodgers will turn to Julio Urias to the mound as their starter in this game. Urias has been struggling to make ends meet but the Dodgers will turn to their bats in this game. Los Angeles has Mookie Betts, Justin Turner, Freddie Freeman, and Trea Turner as their bright spots from the plate. Max Muncy and Cody Bellinger are the other notable players.
Players to watch: Trea Turner SS (GP 37, AB 143, R 18, H 40, 2B 9, 3B 1, HR 2, RBI 27, TB 57, BB 14, SO 29, SB 7, AVG 0.28, OBP 0.344, SLG 0.399, OPS 0.742, WAR 0.5), Mookie Betts RF (GP 35, AB 141, R 36, H 37, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 8, RBI 20, TB 68, BB 19, SO 26, SB 3, AVG 0.262, OBP 0.352, SLG 0.482, OPS 0.834, WAR 1.5).
The Phillies have been on and off with their success but they still managed to stay ahead of the Braves and the other opponents. Philadelphia dropped their last game against the Padres with a final score of 2-0. The Phillies have Bryce Harper as their bright spot and MVP. However, Harper is struggling with an elbow injury and the Phillies seem to be struggling without his appearance. Ranger Suarez will get the ball against the Dodgers in this game. Suarez is a relieving pitcher and is not going to find it east against the Dodgers.
Players to watch: Nick Castellanos LF (GP 38, AB 140, R 18, H 38, 2B 9, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 21, TB 62, BB 12, SO 38, SB 2, AVG 0.271, OBP 0.335, SLG 0.443, OPS 0.778, WAR 0.7), Rhys Hoskins 1B (GP 37, AB 138, R 21, H 33, 2B 7, 3B 1, HR 7, RBI 20, TB 63, BB 16, SO 44, SB 0, AVG 0.239, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.457, OPS 0.773, WAR 0.4).
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Dodgers’ last 8 games.
Los Angeles is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
LA Dodgers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Philadelphia.
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Los Angeles is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games against LA Dodgers.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games at home.
Phillies are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games played on a Friday.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Philadelphia’s last 12 games against an opponent in the National League West Division division.
Philadelphia are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing as the underdog.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Picks
The recent sports betting picks are in favor of the Dodgers to win this game and cover the spread. Los Angeles has some of the best batting units and they are all set to build on their success and make it past the Phillies
Score Prediction: Dodgers 7, Phillies 4.