Clayton Kershaw out to silence Diamondbacks bats in MLB contest

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May 8, 10:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

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The visiting Diamondbacks hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to steal a win at Dodger Stadium against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Clayton Kershaw will take the mound for Los Angeles, and he'll carry a 3-2 record into the contest. Wade Miley gets the ball for Arizona; he's 2-1 so far this season.

View Arizona vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Arizona before the first pitch in this match found them as +-175-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 6 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 2-rated Diamondbacks taking on the National League's No. 5-rated Dodgers in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has the National League's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The Diamondbacks average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the National League list.

Los Angeles owns the National League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Arizona's National League No. 3-rated defense.

In their last action, Arizona was a 5-3 winner on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Arizona at +105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Arizona got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over Los Angeles on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium behind starter Brandon McCarthy.

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Diamondbacks at Dodgers trends to consider:
Arizona is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games on the road
Arizona is 8-2 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of LA Dodgers' last 12 games when playing Arizona
LA Dodgers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home

Next up:
Arizona home to Philadelphia, Thursday, May 9
LA Dodgers home to Miami, Friday, May 10

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