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Philadelphia Phillies Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Los Angeles Dodgers

Citizens Bank Park hosts an MLB battle between the Philadelphia Phillies and the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.

The Philadelphia Phillies will turn to Jake Thompson and his 1-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Los Angeles Dodgers send Scott Kazmir (9-6) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Los Angeles Dodgers listed as favorites of -170 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.5-4.1 win for the Dodgers on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Philadelphia Phillies sport a record of 56-64 heading into this matchup, while the Los Angeles Dodgers sit at 66-52 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers odds would favor the Phillies if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Philadelphia is rated No. 13 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 18.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Philadelphia Phillies No. 28-ranked scoring average of 3.83 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Dodgers offense rated No. 15 and scoring 4.5 runs per game. The Phillies have averaged 8.06 hits per game to date this season, less than the Dodgers hitters have managed (8.56 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Philadelphia has the No. 23-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles enjoyed a laugher in their last game on Tuesday, running up a 15-5 score against the Phillies.

Betting Trends
  • LA Dodgers is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • LA Dodgers is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Dodgers's last 8 games
  • LA Dodgers is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Philadelphia, Thursday, August 18th