Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 9, 2023

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Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 9, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Arizona Diamondbacks (5-4) and Alek Thomas, coming off a four-hit game, are underdogs (+115) on the moneyline and will look to upset the Los Angeles Dodgers (5-4) on Sunday at 4:10 PM ET on BSAZ.

Michael Grove gets the starting nod for Los Angeles while Ryne Nelson is Arizona’s starter for the contest.

Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Odds

  • Dodgers odds to win: -134
  • Diamondbacks odds to win: +115
  • Spread: Dodgers -1.5
  • Total: 9.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, April 9, 2023
  • Time: 4:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSAZ

Who Will Win Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks?

Dodgers and Diamondbacks Betting Trends

The Dodgers have compiled a 5-4 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 55.6% of those games).

Los Angeles has a 5-4 record (winning 55.6% of its games) when it has played as moneyline favorites of -134 or shorter.

The Diamondbacks have entered the game as underdogs nine times this season and won five of those games.

Arizona has a record of 5-4 in games where bookmakers have it as underdogs of at least +115 on the moneyline.

The Dodgers have played in nine games with over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total four times (4-4-1).

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

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Dodgers Stats & Insights

The Dodgers score the third-most runs in baseball (54 total, 6.0 per game).

Los Angeles is second in MLB play with 18 home runs. They average 2.0 per game.

The Dodgers rank 16th in the majors with a .251 batting average.

Los Angeles strikes out 9.6 times per game, the fourth-worst mark in the majors.

The Dodgers pitching staff is 25th in MLB with a collective 7.6 strikeouts per nine innings.

Los Angeles’ 3.76 team ERA ranks eighth across all MLB pitching staffs.

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Diamondbacks Stats & Insights

The Diamondbacks have scored the 16th-most runs in the league this season with 39 (4.3 per game).

Arizona ranks 21st in Major League Baseball with eight home runs.

The Diamondbacks have a team batting average of .253 this season, which ranks 14th among MLB teams.

Arizona is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking sixth with an average of 6.8 strikeouts per game.

The Diamondbacks average 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, 10th-most in the league.

Arizona has pitched to a 5.19 ERA this season, which ranks 23rd in baseball.

Dodgers Key Players to Watch

The Dodgers will send Grove (0-0) out for his second start of the season.

Will Smith is batting .370 this season with a team-high three home runs and 11 RBI.

Freddie Freeman leads Los Angeles in batting with a .429 average.

James Outman’s three home runs lead all Los Angeles hitters, and he’s slugging .913.

Jason Heyward leads Los Angeles in home runs with three while driving in five runs and slugging 1.000.

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Diamondbacks Key Players to Watch

Nelson will get the start for the Diamondbacks, his second of the season.

Geraldo Perdomo has put up a team-best seven runs batted in.

Corbin Carroll’s two home runs and .257 batting average both lead his team.

Ketel Marte is hitting .243 with five doubles and a home run.

Evan Longoria has put his power on display as he leads his team with two home runs.

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)

Diamondbacks: Kyle Lewis: 10 Day IL (Illness), 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), Zach Davies: 7 Day IL (Oblique)

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Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Dodgers 5, Diamondbacks 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs
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