Brandon McCarthy faces Stephen Fife in MLB odds action

Los Angeles Dodgers

Arizona Diamondbacks
87-64 September 18, 2013, 10:10 PM | Chase Field 76-74

The Arizona Diamondbacks host Los Angeles on Wednesday, looking to build on their 76-74 mark against the 87-64 Dodgers in MLB betting action at Chase Field.

Brandon McCarthy gets the call for the Arizona Diamondbacks and he will try to build on a 4-9 mark. In the other dugout, Stephen Fife brings a 4-3 ledger to the game for the Dodgers as he tries to quiet the Diamondbacks bats.

View Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Los Angeles before the first pitch in this match found them as 108-moneyline Underdog earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 9 earlier at TopBet.

This game puts the Diamondbacks, most recently No. 17 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Dodgers, who rate a No. 13 in the latest survey.


The Dodgers were a 9-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -104 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. The Dodgers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Patrick Corbin and the Diamondbacks 9-3 on Tuesday at Chase Field.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has baseball's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 9.07 hits per game. The Dodgers average 9.01 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.66 runs per game on the highway. Arizona, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring at home.

A few Dodgers at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
LA Dodgers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
LA Dodgers is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games on the road
Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Los Angeles at Arizona, Thursday, September 19th