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MLB Betting Line Favors the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Philadelphia Phillies

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Philadelphia and Los Angeles on Thursday, with the host Phillies trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Ross Stripling, with a record of 3-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Los Angeles Dodgers, while the Philadelphia Phillies trot Jerad Eickhoff to the mound in this one. He is 8-12 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Los Angeles Dodgers were listed as -150 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Thursday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.3-4.6 win for the Dodgers on Thursday. 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

56-65 Philadelphia battles the Dodgers, currently with a 67-52 mark. 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

At the plate, Philadelphia owns the No. 28 ranking for hits at 8.08 per game. By contrast, the Los Angeles Dodgers are rated No. 19 in the same category at 8.58 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Philadelphia has the No. 22-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Dodgers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jake Thompson and the Phillies 7-2 on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park.

Betting Trends
  • LA Dodgers is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • LA Dodgers is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Dodgers's last 9 games
  • LA Dodgers is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Philadelphia's last 11 games
  • Philadelphia is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Cincinnati, Friday, August 19th
Philadelphia home to St. Louis, Friday, August 19th