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The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Citizens Bank Park.
The Dodgers will trot Josh Beckett out to the mound in this one. Right hander Beckett has a 2-1 record and a 2.89 ERA this season.
It'll be AJ Burnett toeing the rubber for the Phillies in this contest. Right hander Burnett is 3-3 with a 3.32 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Dodgers as -110-moneyline favorites versus the Phillies, while the game's total opened at 8
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 5-3 loser as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at +119 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Team record: 26-24
LA Dodgers is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Dodgers's last 10 games when playing Philadelphia
LA Dodgers is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Team record: 21-25
Philadelphia is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games at home
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers home to Cincinnati Monday, May 26
Philadelphia home to Colorado Monday, May 26