The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers will play the third and final game of their series on Thursday afternoon. The Diamondbacks won the first game of the series 4-2 on Tuesday afternoon. Arizona comes into the middle game of the series with a 3-5 record. Before going to Los Angeles, The Diamondbacks lost three out of four games to the Chicago Cubs. For the Los Angeles Dodgers, they are 4-4 on the season. The Dodgers dropped three out of four on the road at the San Francisco Giants. To keep up with the odds for this game make sure to check out our MLB betting odds portal.
How To Bet on the Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers MLB Odds, TV and Game Info
When: Thursday, April 14, 10:10 PM ET
Where: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: FS-A, SportsNetLA
Starting Pitchers: D-backs: Robbie Ray (0-0) vs. Dodgers: Ross Stripling (0-0)
MLB Odds: TBA
Why bet the Diamondbacks
In the Arizona Diamondbacks four game series against the Chicago Cubs, they allowed a total of 27 runs. The Diamondbacks pitching was better in the opener against the Dodgers, as Patrick Corbin and the bullpen held the Dodgers to just 2 runs. Offensively, Paul Goldschmidt is the man, with a .267 batting average, 3 homeruns and 9 runs batted in. Arizona was picked by several to win the National League West, after picking up both Zack Greinke and Shelby Miller. Those two are a combined 0-4 on the season.
Why bet the Dodgers
After a quick start, in which the Los Angeles Dodgers just hammered the San Diego Padres, they have dropped four of their last five games. The Dodgers scored 25 runs in that opening series. Los Angeles has seen Yaisiel Puig hit .379 to start the season, with a homeruns and 4 runs batted in. On the mound for the Dodgers is going to be younster Zach Stripling. He is the 26 year old that was five outs short of a no hitter in his first Major League Baseball start. The Dodgers right hander threw 100 pitches in the game.
My Expert Pick and Score Prediction
The Los Angeles Dodgers would like to see some more offense off their bats. The Arizona Diamondbacks have been one of the worst pitching teams in all of Major League Baseball. Look for that to continue in this game, as Arizona sends Robbie Ray to the mound. Look for the Los Angeles Dodgers to get another good pitching outing out of their youngster. The Dodgers offense is going to load up in this game. The bet is the Los Angeles Dodgers -144 over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.
The final score prediction: Dodgers 10-5 Diamondbacks.