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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Preview

Philadelphia PhilliesLos Angeles Dodgers
Aug 9, 10:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

75-40TEAM RECORD52-62

Baseball bettors look for value at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday as host Los Angeles battles the Philadelphia Phillies in baseball odds action.

For the Dodgers, Ted Lilly gets the ball, charged with keeping the Phillies hitters off the base paths. He'll face Cliff Lee, 11-7 on the year.

View Philadelphia vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Los Angeles opened as +159 moneyline underdogs in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 6.5.

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).

Los Angeles owns the National League's No. 5 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's National League No. 1-rated defense.

The Phillies were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Dodgers. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -154 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. Philadelphia got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over Los Angeles on Monday at Dodger Stadium behind starter Roy Halladay.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

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

A few Phillies at Dodgers trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Philadelphia is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games at home
LA Dodgers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
LA Dodgers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home
LA Dodgers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at LA Dodgers, Wednesday, August 10