Kershaw hits the mound for the Dodgers
Clayton Kershaw is the projected starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night as they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks in MLB odds action at the sportsbooks.
Kershaw is 2-0 with a 1.74 ERA on the season, walking just one batter while striking out 25 in 20 2-3 innings of work. The lefthander is 8-6 in his 18 career starts against Arizona, posting a 2.17 ERA over those 112 innings pitched.
The Arizona Diamondbacks, meanwhile, will counter with Chase Anderson, who will be looking to improve on his 1-0 mark.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Arizona Diamondbacks as 155 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.5-2.6 win for the Dodgers. A 4.5-2.6 result in favor of the Dodgers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
16-28 Arizona battles the Dodgers, currently with a 23-20 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arizona vs Los Angeles injuries news.
It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 20-rated Arizona Diamondbacks and the league No. 21-ranked Los Angeles Dodgers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Stats Matchup
The game also pits Arizona Diamondbacks No. 27-rated offense, averaging 3.64 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Dodgers defense that ranks No. 11 at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Arizona Diamondbacks have averaged 8.73 hits per game so far, less than Los Angeles Dodgers batters have averaged on the year (9.09 hits per game).
Los Angeles brings the No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Diamondbacks's No. 30-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Odds Trends
LA Dodgers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games
LA Dodgers is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games
Arizona is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games at home
Arizona is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games when playing LA Dodgers
Arizona is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
Next Betting Matchups
Los Angeles at Arizona, Sunday, May 18th