An NL West showdown has the Arizona Diamondbacks (68-79) going on the road to play the Los Angeles Dodgers (102-44) on Tuesday afternoon. The Dodgers started this series off with a victory as on Monday, Los Angeles topped Arizona 5-2, winning its fourth game in a row. Arizona hopes to bounce back and halt its four-game skid.
The first pitch is set for 3:10 p.m. ET from Dodger Stadium. Los Angeles is listed at -235 in the money line (risk $235 to win $100) in the latest Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers odds from Caesars Sportsbook. The over/under for total runs scored is 9. Before making any Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks picks, be sure to see the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks and revealed its coveted picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see all of the model's MLB picks. Here are several MLB odds and trends for Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers:
- Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks money line: Dodgers -235, Diamondbacks +192
- Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks run line: Dodgers -1.5 (-115)
- Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks over/under: 9 runs
- ARI: Under is 7-1 in Diamondbacks' last eight overall
- LAD: Dodgers are 6-1 in their last seven opening games of a doubleheader
- Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks: See picks at SportsLine
Why you should back the Dodgers
Right-fielder Mookie Betts is a complete hitter for Los Angeles who has great bat control, plate coverage and patience. The six-time All-Star can hit for power with regularity as he is leading the team in home runs (34) with 78 RBI. On Sept. 18, he went 2-for-4 with a double.
Third baseman Justin Turner displays good plate discipline and bat speed. Turner can consistently knock in doubles and get on base. The two-time All-Star also showcases a solid glove and ability to play several positions within the infield. Turner is batting .282 with 13 home runs and 81 RBI, and on Sept. 17, he went 3-for-4 with two runs driven in.
Why you should back the Diamondbacks
First baseman Christian Walker is a big-time bat in the lineup for Arizona. Walker has legitimate home-run power with the ability to be a constant run-producer. He is tied for eighth in the league in home runs (34) and tied for 24th in RBI (83). On Sept. 16, he went 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI.
Right fielder Daulton Varsho has shown an aggressive approach to the plate with a good eye. Varsho can hit to all parts of the field well while owning the versatility to play multiple positions. The 26-year-old is extremely agile and athletic on the diamond. He's second on the team in both home runs (25) and RBI (69).
How to make Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers picks
SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 9.5 combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the model's MLB picks at SportsLine.
So who wins Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks? And which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its MLB picks, and find out.