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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks meet at Chase Field.
The Dodgers will give the ball to starter Ricky Nolasco in this one. Righthander Nolasco is 5-8 this season with a 3.85 ERA.
Nolasco's opponent in this one will be Ian Kennedy. The Diamondbacks righthander has a 5.16 ERA to go along with a 3-4 record this season.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 6-1 winner as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -104 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Los Angeles has won 2 straight games.
Los Angeles: 43-45 SU
Arizona: 47-42 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Dodgers's last 8 games when playing on the road against Arizona
LA Dodgers are 13-3 SU in their last 16 games
LA Dodgers are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona's last 8 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games at home
Arizona is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Arizona home to LA Dodgers, Wednesday, July 10