Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, April 8, 2023

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Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 8, 2023

MLB Predictions

Evan Longoria leads the Arizona Diamondbacks (4-4) into Saturday’s matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers (5-3) on a two-game homer streak. His Diamondbacks are underdogs for the contest, however, with bookmakers naming the Dodgers as -157 moneyline favorites. The game starts at 8:10 PM ET from Chase Field, live on BSAZX.

Los Angeles’ Noah Syndergaard and Arizona’s Zach Davies have been named the starters for this contest.

Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Odds

  • Dodgers odds to win: -157
  • Diamondbacks odds to win: +133
  • Spread: Dodgers -1.5
  • Total: 9.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, April 8, 2023
  • Time: 8:10 PM ET

Who Will Win Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks?

Dodgers and Diamondbacks Betting Trends

The Dodgers have won 62.5% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (5-3).

Los Angeles has gone 5-3 when it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -157 or shorter (62.5% winning percentage).

The Diamondbacks have been underdogs in eight games this season and won four (50%) of those contests.

Arizona is 3-3 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +133 or more on the moneyline.

The Dodgers have combined with opponents to go over the total three times this season for a 3-4-1 record against the over/under.

So far this season, the Diamondbacks and their opponents have hit the over in four of their eight games with a total.

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Dodgers Stats & Insights

The Dodgers have the No. 2 offense in baseball scoring 5.8 runs per game (46 total runs).

Los Angeles averages 2.0 home runs per game to rank second in MLB action with 16 total home runs.

The Dodgers rank 20th in the majors with a .242 batting average.

Los Angeles’ 9.6 strikeouts per game are the fifth-most in MLB.

The 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Dodgers pitching staff ranks 24th in the majors.

Los Angeles’ 2.66 team ERA ranks fourth across all MLB pitching staffs.

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Diamondbacks Stats & Insights

The Diamondbacks have scored 27 runs (3.4 per game) this season, which ranks 23rd in MLB.

Arizona ranks 24th in Major League Baseball with six home runs.

The Diamondbacks have a team batting average of .226 this season, which ranks 25th among MLB teams.

Arizona ranks seventh in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 6.9 Ks per contest.

The Diamondbacks strike out 9.0 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, ninth-best in MLB.

Arizona has the 18th-ranked ERA (4.83) in the majors this season.

Dodgers Key Players to Watch

Syndergaard (0-0) gets the starting nod for the Dodgers, his second of the season.

Will Smith leads Los Angeles in home runs with three, runs batted in with 10 and his batting average of .391 is also best on his team.

James Outman has seven hits and an OBP of .519 to go with a slugging percentage of .850 this season.

Freddie Freeman is slashing .367/.486/.533 this season for the Dodgers.

Trayce Thompson’s three home runs are most among Los Angeles batters. He’s driven in eight runs this season while slugging .857.

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Diamondbacks Key Players to Watch

The Diamondbacks will send Davies to the mound for his second start of the season.

Longoria has a team-high two home runs.

Corbin Carroll’s two home runs and .258 batting average are both team-highs.

Geraldo Perdomo paces the Diamondbacks with four runs batted in.

Jake McCarthy is hitting .238 with a triple and a walk.

Dodgers and Diamondbacks Injuries

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

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

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Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Dodgers 3, Diamondbacks 2
  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs
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