MLB betting line favors Dodgers over Phillies
Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
Los Angeles will look to improve on its 37-43 record when take on Philadelphia, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Sunday.
Los Angeles sends Stephen Fife out against Kyle Kendrick for the Phillies in this game. Fife is 2-2 with a 3.41 ERA on the season, while Kendrick is 7-4 on the year and has a 3.46 ERA.
The visitors were +-120 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
The Dodgers - Phillies odds would favor the Dodgers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 5 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Philadelphia is at No. 15 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Phillies rank No. 6 in the National League at 8.6 hits per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 9 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Los Angeles has the National League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the National League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, Philadelphia was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Los Angeles at +112 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Philadelphia got a 10-strikeout performance from Cliff Lee but couldn't turn it into a win, suffering a 4-3 loss at the hands of Los Angeles on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Phillies at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games at home
Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, July 2
LA Dodgers at Colorado, Tuesday, July 2