Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - 9/23/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Diamondbacks (73-78) at Los Angeles Dodgers (85-65)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
C Anderson (6-6) (4.52) vs. Z Greinke (18-3) (1.69)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -245 / Arizona Diamondbacks +225 --- Over/Under: 6.5 See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks face off on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium for game three of their MLB series on National League West teams.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are looking to close out the NL West but they lost on Tuesday for the second night in a row to the Diamondbacks. Justin Ruggiano, Scott Van Slyke, and Chris Heisey each had hits as the Dodgers didn’t score on their three hits. Starting pitcher Alex Wood allowed three hits and two runs while striking out six over 6.1 innings to take the loss and fall to 11-11 for the season. For Wednesday’s game the Dodgers start Zack Greinke who has allowed 140 hits and 38 earned runs while striking out 185 over 207.2 innings for an 18-3 record and a 1.65 ERA.
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For the second day in a row the Arizona Diamondbacks knocked off the first place Dodgers. Paul Goldschmidt, A.J. Pollock, and Brandon Drury each hit home runs as the Diamondbacks scored eight runs on 11 hits. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray allowed three hits and struck out seven over 6.0 innings to get the win and raise his record to 5-12 for the season. For Wednesday’s game the Diamondbacks start Chase Anderson who has allowed 153 hits and 71 earned runs while striking out 97 over 141.1 innings for a 6-6 record and a 4.52 ERA.
Los Angeles is 21-8 in game three of a series, 18-9 in their last 27 games, and 37-10 in Greinke’s last 47 home starts. Arizona is 11-25 against a team with a winning record, 1-4 in game three of a series, and 4-13 in Anderson’s last 17 road starts. Arizona is 10-27 in their last 37 games against Los Angeles.
Greinke is looking at the Cy Young Award and I expect him to roll here.