Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 4/12/14
Los Angeles Dodgers (6-4) at Arizona Diamondbacks (3-8)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 8:10 pm (Chase Field)
Zack Greinke (R) (2-0) (3.273) vs. Wade Miley (L) (2-1) (4.050)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks +118 / Los Angeles Dodgers -128 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: SportsNet LA, FS-Arizona
The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers faceoff on Saturday in game two of their series in Arizona.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are in last place in the NL West and they fell a gam further back on Friday losing to the Dodgers. Miguel Montero had two hits and A.J. Pollock walked twice as they were the only base runners for the D-Backs who were held to two hits and didn’t score a run. Starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy allowed 10 hits and six earned runs while striking out four over 7.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 0-2 for the season. For Saturday’s game Arizona starts wade Miley who is making his fourth start this year. For the season Miley had s allowed 16 hits and nine earned runs while striking out 15 over 20 innings for a 2-1 record and a 4.04 ERA.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers jumped to the lead on Friday and never looked back getting the road win. Adrian Gonzalez had three hits and five RBI’, Hanley Ramirez had three hits, and Dee Gordon had two hits as the Dodgers scored six runs on 1o hits. Starting pitch Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed two hits and struck out eight over 7.0 scoreless inning to get the win and go to 2-1 for the season. For Saturday’s game the Dodgers start Zack Greinke who has won both if his stats this season. For the season Greinke has allowed eight hits and four runs while striking out 13 over 11 innings for a 3.27 ERA.
Arizona is 5-14 in their last 19 games, 4-12 against the NL West, and 4-1 in Miley’s last five starts. Los Angeles is 41-19 in their last 60 road games, 2-5 in game two of a series, and 5-2 in Greinke’s last seven starts as a road favorite. Los Angeles has won the last five meetings of these two.
The total is set at eight but I don’t have it going that high so my free pick is the under.
I also have a play on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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