Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 2, 2023

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Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 2, 2023

MLB Predictions

Coming off a three-homer game last time out, Trayce Thompson leads the Los Angeles Dodgers (2-1) into action as -189 favorites against the Arizona Diamondbacks (1-2). First pitch from Dodger Stadium is set for 4:10 PM ET Sunday, live on SportsNet LA.

Los Angeles’ Noah Syndergaard gets the start, and he’ll go against Arizona’s Zach Davies.

Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Odds

  • Dodgers odds to win: -189
  • Diamondbacks odds to win: +161
  • Spread: Dodgers -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, April 2, 2023
  • Time: 4:10 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet LA

Who Will Win Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks?

Dodgers and Diamondbacks Betting Trends (2022)

The Dodgers went 111-49 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 69.4% of those games).

In games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -189 or shorter last year, Los Angeles finished with a record of 61-29 (67.8%).

The Diamondbacks were underdogs in 120 games last season and won 51 (42.5%) of those contests.

Last season, Arizona won nine of its 34 games, or 26.5%, when it was the underdog by at least +161 on the moneyline.

The Dodgers combined with their opponents to hit the over on the total 73 times last season for a 73-85-8 record against the over/under.

Games involving the Diamondbacks went over the total set by bookmakers in 74 of 162 chances last season.

Dodgers Stats & Insights (2022)

Last season the Dodgers scored the most runs in baseball (847 total, 5.2 per game).

Los Angeles ranked fifth-best in baseball last season with 212 total home runs.

The Dodgers had the fourth-best batting average in the league (.256).

The team struck out 8.5 times per game to rank 15th in MLB.

The Dodgers pitching staff was fifth in MLB last season with a collective 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings.

Los Angeles had the first-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (2.81).

Diamondbacks Stats & Insights (2022)

The Diamondbacks scored 702 runs (4.3 per game) last season, which ranked 14th in MLB.

Arizona ranked 14th in Major League Baseball with 173 home runs.

The Diamondbacks had a team batting average of just .230 last season, which ranked 26th among MLB teams.

Arizona ranked 11th with an average of 8.3 strikeouts per game.

The Diamondbacks averaged the 24th-most strikeouts per nine innings (7.7) in the big leagues last season.

Arizona pitched to a 4.26 last season, which ranked 23rd in baseball.

Dodgers Key Players to Watch (2022)

Syndergaard gets the call to start for the Dodgers, his first this season.

Freddie Freeman finished last season with a .322 average and 100 RBI.

Mookie Betts slugged 35 long balls while driving in 82 runs.

Will Smith finished with a .260 average, 24 home runs and 87 RBI last season.

J.D. Martinez collected 146 hits, posted an OBP of .342 and a .448 SLG.

Diamondbacks Key Players to Watch (2022)

The Diamondbacks will send out Davies for his first start of the season.

Christian Walker had 36 home runs and 94 runs batted in last season.

Ketel Marte hit .240 with 42 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 58 walks.

Josh Rojas had 119 hits with a batting average of .269 last season.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had 32 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 32 walks while batting .291.

Dodgers and Diamondbacks Injuries

Dodgers: Daniel Hudson: 15 Day IL (Knee), Álex Reyes: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jimmy Nelson: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tony Gonsolin: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Ryan Pepiot: 15 Day IL (Oblique), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Diamondbacks: Carson Kelly: 10 Day IL (Forearm), Mark Melancon: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Joe Mantiply: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Corbin Martin: 60 Day IL (Lat)

Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Dodgers 7, Diamondbacks 1
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs
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