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MLB BASEBALL

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Wednesday when the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks meet at Chase Field.

The Dodgers will give the ball to starter Stephen Fife in this one. Righthander Fife is 4-3 this season with a 2.47 ERA.

Starting this game for the Diamondbacks will be Brandon McCarthy. The righthander has a 4.58 ERA to go along with a 4-9 record this season.

The Dodgers were a 9-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -104 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors.

Team records:
Los Angeles: 87-64 SU
Arizona: 76-74 SU

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Arizona most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
LA Dodgers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Dodgers's last 12 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Arizona's last 12 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Arizona home to LA Dodgers, Thursday, September 19