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Clayton Kershaw, Joe Saunders take mound in Diamondbacks vs Dodgers tilt

Los Angeles DodgersArizona Diamondbacks
Aug 6, 8:10 PM | GrassChase Field

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds

51-60TEAM RECORD61-51

The Arizona Diamondbacks battle the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday in MLB betting action at Chase Field.

Joe Saunders gets the call for the Arizona Diamondbacks and he will try to build on a 8-8 mark. In the other dugout, Clayton Kershaw brings a 13-4 ledger to the game for the Dodgers as he tries to quiet the Diamondbacks bats.

View LA Dodgers vs Arizona Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 15-ranked Diamondbacks and the National League No. 6-rated Dodgers in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has the National League's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 8.4 hits per game. The Dodgers average 8.4 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the National League list.

Arizona owns the National League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' National League No. 5-rated defense.

The Dodgers were a 7-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +123 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. The Dodgers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Josh Collmenter and the Diamondbacks 7-4 on Friday at Chase Field.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Arizona are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After playing LA Dodgers are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few Dodgers at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games
LA Dodgers are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Arizona is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Arizona, Sunday, August 7

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