Philadelphia Phillies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Baseball Betting Odds
Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
The year’s MLB baseball betting action continues this Friday night with an interesting Philadelphia Phillies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers matchup. The Phillies are 2-2 in their last 4 matchups and are looking to pick up a win on the road. The Dodgers on the other hand, enter with a 2-game win streak, and are hopeful they can pull out a win at home tonight. So what kind of matchup should MLB sports betting fans expect this Friday night?
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – Friday, May 31st
When: 9:10 pm ET
Where: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California
TV: Local Broadcasts
Stream: MLB TV
Online NBA Betting Odds:
The Phillies enter tonight’s contest sporting a 33-23 record that pegs them as the best team in the NL East. However, the Braves aren’t all that far behind Philadelphia as Atlanta is just 3-games shy of tying with Philly. With this in mind, it’s clear that Philadelphia needs to maintain their winning ways. So what chance to they have of going into Los Angeles and beating the Dodgers? Well the odds seem pretty confident that Los Angeles will get the win here.
This likely has something to do with the fact that the Dodgers sport a team 3.57 ERA and a 1.12 team WHIP. Comparatively Philly isn’t as sharp as their team ERA sits at 4.11 and their team WHIP is 1.36. Jake Arrieta is the man tasked with leading the charge. He enters this Friday night contest with a 5-4 record as well as a 3.60 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP.
Players to Watch: Andrew McCutchen (9 HR, 28 RBI, .261 A), Bryce Harper (10 HR, 41 RBI, .252 BA), and Cesar Hernandez (6 HR, 28 RBI, .299 BA).
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Dodgers leap into tonight’s matchup flashing a 38-19 record that ranks them 1st in the NL West. At the present time, the San Diego Padres are Los Angeles’ nearest threat. However, since San Diego is 8 ½ games behind the Angels, it’s safe to say Los Angeles rank is in good standing. And since they enter tonight’s matchup riding a 2-game winning streak, they should be able to get this home win over Philadelphia. In addition to their pitching advantage, Los Angeles is also faring better in their batting. In fact, the team has 308 runs to their name this season with a .264 batting average. Comparatively the Phillies have a .247 batting average and 281 runs. Kenta Maeda will get the start from Los Angeles. He enters this matchup with a 6-2 record as well as a 3.67 ERA and a 1.17 WHIP.
Players to Watch: Cody Bellinger (20 HR, 52 RBI, .377 BA), Corey Seager (6 HR, 27 RBI, .249 BA), and Max Muncy (11 HR, 33 RBI, .269 BA).
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Predictions
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Picks
So which side should legal betting fans take in this Philadelphia Phillies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers matchup? All things considered, the Dodgers are your safest pick here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!
Score Prediction:5-3 Los Angeles.