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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/12/2021 Betting Picks, Predictions and MLB Preview
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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/12/2021 – The Los Angeles Dodgers are making things hard for the Phillies as they continue their success in their second straight game. The Dodgers are still behind the Giants at second place in the NL West Division play and they enter this game riding a four-game winning streak. The best MLB bets today continue to remain in favor of the world champions as they are expected to sweep the Phillies in this series. Philadelphia will try to rebound after dropping their last two games at home. The Phillies will take on the Dodgers on their home turf at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/12/2021
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers went deep from the plate once again and smashed eight runs against Philadelphia. The Dodgers pitching unit did a decent job to restrict the Phillies to just two runs. Los Angeles had Cody Bellinger contribute four runs from the plate. The Dodgers will turn to Julio Urias to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 13-3 record on the season with an ERA of 3.41. Urias struck out 144 opponent hitters in total and holds a sild WHIP of 1.08.
Players to watch: Chris Taylor LF (GP 108, AB 386, R 80, H 110, 2B 21, 3B 4, HR 17, RBI 62, TB 190, BB 48, SO 118, SB 11, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.375, SLG 0.492, OPS 0.867, WAR 3.3), Justin Turner 3B (GP 105, AB 381, R 62, H 110, 2B 17, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 66, TB 187, BB 45, SO 74, SB 1, AVG 0.289, OBP 0.376, SLG 0.491, OPS 0.867, WAR 3.3).
Philadelphia Phillies are now sharing the same spot with the Atlanta Braves on the top of the NL East Division play. The Phillies dropped to 59-55 on the season and they need to win consistently to make it past the Braves. Last night, they were unable to do their best against the Dodgers with their weak batting performance. Ranger Suarez will take the nod here for the Phillies, the southpaw is holding a 5-3 record on the season with an ERA of 0.98. The Phillies will need more support from the plate to get past the Dodgers.
Players to watch: Rhys Hoskins 1B (GP 104, AB 381, R 61, H 93, 2B 29, 3B 0, HR 24, RBI 68, TB 194, BB 46, SO 108, SB 3, AVG 0.244, OBP 0.332, SLG 0.509, OPS 0.841, WAR 1.9), Alec Bohm 3B (GP 103, AB 355, R 44, H 90, 2B 14, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 46, TB 125, BB 30, SO 102, SB 4, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.31, SLG 0.352, OPS 0.662, WAR -0.6).
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Picks
The top online sportsbook odds are in favor of the Dodgers to win this game and cover the spread. Los Angeles has a neat opportunity to get past the Phillies and they look forward to getting past the Giants at the top.
Score Prediction: Dodgers 5, Phillies 3.