Dodgers get a visit from the Phillies
The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to send Dan Haren to the mound on Thursday night as they take on the Philadelphia Phillies in MLB betting action at the online sportsbooks.
Haren is 3-0 with a 2.16 ERA on the season, allowing two earned runs in 7 1-3 innings against Arizona in his last trip to the mound. The righthander has made eight starts against the Phillies in his career, going just 1-4 with a 5.09 ERA.
Kyle Kendrick brings an 0-2 ledger to the game for the Philadelphia Phillies as he tries to quiet the Dodgers bats.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Los Angeles Dodgers as -168 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
Computer Prediction: Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Dodgers to win this game 4.6-3.4. 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
The Los Angeles Dodgers bring a 13-9 record to the battle against the 10-11 Phillies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Philadelphia injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 7 (Los Angeles Dodgers) and the No. 27 (Philadelphia Phillies) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles Dodgers No. 20 ranked offense (4 runs per game) against a Philadelphia Phillies defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 27 at 4.9 runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Dodgers have been averaging 8.27 hits per game, less than the Philadelphia Phillies have managed so far this season (8.76 hits on average).
Philadelphia brings the No. 27-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Dodgers's No. 7-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Dodgers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -165 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Phillies endured a 5-2 loss at the hands of the Dodgers on Wednesday, with Cole Hamels throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Dodger Stadium.
Next Betting Matchups
Philadelphia at Arizona, Friday, April 25th
Los Angeles home to Colorado, Friday, April 25th