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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08/02/2020 MLB Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08/02/2020 – Los Angeles Dodgers had an impressive comeback in their second game against the Diamondbacks. The Dodgers will square-off with the Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona for their final game of a three-game series. Los Angeles will need to take on the San Diego Padres in their next series. Arizona was too weak last night as they look forward to rebounding in this game. The Diamondbacks will take on the Houston Astros after playing the Dodgers in their last game. Both teams try their best to secure a series victory here with all the baseball sports betting lines in place.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08/02/2020
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers showed some power from their offense when they smashed 11 runs to victory last night. Los Angeles’s pitching unit did an equally good job to prevent the Diamondbacks from scoring more than two runs. During the fourth and fifth inning alone, the Dodgers smashed eight runs. Corey Seager did well since he was the only player to get more than one hit on the bat. A three-run homer was smashed by Chris Taylor that put the Dodgers ahead. Los Angeles is looking toward Clayton Kershaw as their starting pitcher in this game. Kershaw is coming in after a 10-day injury break. Kershaw has 33 games as the starting pitcher against the Diamondbacks.
Players to watch: M. Betts RF (GP9 AB42 R6 H11 2B4 3B0 HR1 RBI5 TB18 BB4 SO7 SB1 AVG0.262 OBP0.326 SLG0.429 OPS0.755 WAR0), M. Muncy 2B (GP9 AB37 R7 H8 2B2 3B0 HR3 RBI4 TB19 BB6 SO11 SB0 AVG0.216 OBP0.37 SLG0.514 OPS0.883 WAR0).
As a whole team. Arizona was able to contribute just five hits from the plate. None of their players were able to hit the ball for the second time. Carson Kelly and Eduardo Escobar were the only players to get an RBI. Luke Weaver struggled from the mound when he surrendered six earned in a span of just four innings. Arizona will need to gather all the strength from the plate against Kershaw on the mound. The Diamondbacks will turn in Merrill Kelly as their starting pitcher in this game. Kelly held a 13-14 record last season with an ERA of 4.42.
Players to watch: K. Marte 2B (GP9 AB35 R4 H12 2B3 3B0 HR1 RBI2 TB18 BB2 SO4 SB0 AVG0.343 OBP0.368 SLG0.514 OPS0.883 WAR0), E. Escobar 3B (GP9 AB34 R4 H5 2B0 3B1 HR0 RBI3 TB7 BB3 SO11 SB0 AVG0.147 OBP0.216 SLG0.206 OPS0.422 WAR0).
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers’ last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona’s last 8 games.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Picks
Merrill Kelly is not strong enough to get past the big bats of the Dodgers. On the other hand, Los Angeles has a well-seasoned pitcher on the mound. The baseball betting picks are up against the Diamondbacks in this game.
Score Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 1.