MLB Baseball - Preview
The fans at Citizens Bank Park will be treated to a game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies when they take their seats on Saturday.
Lefthander Clayton Kershaw will take the mound for the Dodgers to start this game. Kershaw is 11-7 this season with a 1.88 ERA.
The Phillies will counter Kershaw with Kyle Kendrick. Righthander Kendrick has a 4.48 ERA to go along with a 10-9 record this season.
Los Angeles won its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Phillies on August 16. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -107 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Los Angeles has won 9 straight games.
Philadelphia has lost 3 straight games.
Los Angeles: 71-50 SU
Philadelphia: 53-68 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After a win are 9-1
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
LA Dodgers are 18-1 SU in their last 19 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Dodgers's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
Philadelphia is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games at home
Philadelphia home to LA Dodgers, Sunday, August 18