L.A. Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks NDLS Game 3 Odds - Free Pick
In Monday playoff baseball, we have the 106-58 L.A. Dodgers versus the 94-71 Arizona Diamondback in the 3rd game of the NLDS at Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona tonight. The first pitch at Chase Field is scheduled to be thrown at 10:00 PM ET.
The MLB betting board at 5Dimes lists the visiting Dodgers as a -110 favorite over the host Diamondbacks with the total line offered at 9ov -108 runs.
In Game 2 of this series the Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks 8-5. In the game the Dodgers scored eight runs on 12 hits and the Diamondbacks scored five runs on seven hits.
This season the Dodgers rank 12th in the Majors in runs scored and 2nd in team ERA.
The Diamondbacks rank 8th in the Majors in runs scored and 3rd in team ERA.
Pitching Match Up
L.A.: Yu Darvish (10-12, 3.86 ERA)
Arizona: Zack Greinke (17-7, 3.20 ERA)
Yu Darvish goes for the Dodgers tonight and in his last outing of the regular season he was solid giving up one earned run in seven innings in a 9-3 win over the San Diego Padres. The Dodgers have won two of his last three starts and he had not given up any earned runs in two straight starts before giving up one in his last outing. Darvish has lost his two career playoff starts where he has an ERA of 5.40. Darvish has only given up one earned run in his last19 innings of work.
Zack Greinke gets the nod for the Diamondbacks and his last start was the NL Wild Card game where he was not sharp giving up four earned runs in only three innings, but the lineup had his back in the 11-8 win over the Colorado Rockies. The Diamondbacks have won two of his last three starts, but in that span he has lasted 11 innings and given up 14 earned runs. In 10 career post-season starts Greinke is 3-3 with an ERA of 3.92. Greinke faced the Dodgers last in L.A. on September 5th going seven innings and only allowing one earned run on four hits in a 3-1 Arizona win. The Diamondbacks are 21-6 in his last 27 road starts and they have won 35 of his last 51 starts overall.
Los Angeles at Arizona Betting Angles
The Diamondbacks are 6-2 in their last 8 games against the Dodgers.
The Diamondbacks are 7-3 in their last 10 home games against the Dodgers.
In the last 9 games between these teams the Over record is 7-2.
In the last 4 games between these teams in Arizona the total has gone Over every time.
This season the Diamondbacks are 53-29 at home and the Dodgers are 47-34 on the road.
Straight Up / Over/Under / Run Line Records
L.A. Dodgers: 106-58 SU / O/U 80-79 / Run Line W/L 84-80
Arizona Diamondbacks: 94-71 SU / O/U 76-81 / Run Line W/L 88-77
L.A. at Arizona Key Betting Trends
- LA is 4-0 in their last 4 Divisional Playoff games
- LA is 6-1 in their last 7 games vs. a right-handed starter
- LA has an Under record of 3-0-1 in their last 4 road games
- ARIZ is 4-1 in their last 5 home games
- ARIZ is 5-2 in their last 7 playoff home games
- ARIZ has an Over record of 4-0 in their last 4 games
Key Player Injuries
[LF] 09/30/2017 - O' Koyea Dickson 60-day DL (09/29) ( Shoulder )
[1B] 09/27/2017 - Adrian Gonzalez out for season ( Back )
[P] 09/22/2017 - Josh Ravin 60-day DL (09/18) ( Abdominal )
[P] 07/28/2017 - Grant Dayton 60-day DL (07/28) ( Neck )
[LF] 06/25/2017 - Franklin Gutierrez 60-day DL (06/25) ( Back )
[P] 06/05/2017 - Adam Liberatore 10-day DL (05/31) ( Forearm )
[P] 05/27/2017 - Scott Kazmir 60-day DL (03/30) ( Hip )
[CF] 05/27/2017 - Andrew Toles 60-day DL (05/10) ( ACL )
[P] 03/31/2017 - Yimi Garcia 60-day DL (02/15) ( Elbow )
[SS] 07/31/2017 - Chris Owings 60-day DL (07/31) ( Finger )
[RF] 07/28/2017 - Yasmany Tomas 60-day DL (06/03) ( Groin )
[P] 07/16/2017 - Randall Delgado 60-day DL (07/16) ( Elbow )
[SS] 06/28/2017 - Nick Ahmed 60-day DL (06/28) ( Hand )
[P] 05/28/2017 - Shelby Miller 60-day DL (04/24) ( Elbow )
[P] 05/28/2017 - Steve Hathaway 60-day DL (03/31) ( Shoulder )
L.A. Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks NLDS Game 3 Prediction
The Dodgers have won the first two games of this series at home where they outscored the Diamondbacks 17-10. Darvish has not had much success in his limited playoff experience, but he has been lights out lately only giving up one earned run in his last 19 innings. The Diamondbacks pitching was not sharp in the first two games of this series in L.A. and while they have their Ace in Greinke on the hill he has not pitched like an Ace in his last few starts. However, in this game I expect him to turn things around and have a great outing. Darvish will give up a few runs and that is all Greinke will need, as unlike in L.A. this game will be a low scoring affair and this time around the Diamondbacks will get the win to stay alive in the series.
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