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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Preview

Philadelphia PhilliesLos Angeles Dodgers
Aug 8, 10:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

74-40TEAM RECORD52-61

The Dodgers get a visit from the Philadelphia Phillies in baseball action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Los Angeles sends Hiroki Kuroda out against Roy Halladay for the Phillies in this game. Kuroda is 7-13 with a 2.96 ERA on the season, while Halladay is 14-4 on the year and has a 2.55 ERA.

View Philadelphia vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Dodgers as +145 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 6 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 5-ranked Dodgers and the National League No. 1-rated Phillies in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Los Angeles' National League No. 15-ranked scoring average of 3.7 runs per game, against a Phillies offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.4 runs per game in the league. The Dodgers have averaged 8.5 hits per game to date this season, less than the Phillies hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).

Defensively, Philadelphia features the National League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.5 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the National League at home, scoring 3.1 runs per game.

Philadelphia was a 3-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Giants. Philadelphia didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-1 to San Francisco on Sunday at AT&T Park.

The Dodgers were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Dodgers endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Diamondbacks on Sunday, with Clayton Kershaw throwing 6 1/3 innings of 5-hit ball at Chase Field.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a loss are 9-1

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

A few Phillies at Dodgers trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Philadelphia is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Dodgers' last 10 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
LA Dodgers are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games at home
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games at home

Next up:
Philadelphia at LA Dodgers, Tuesday, August 9