Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - 9/4/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Diamondbacks (79-58) at Los Angeles Dodgers (92-44)
MLB Baseball: Monday, September 4, 2017 at 8:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
Robbie Ray (11-5) (2.97) vs. R Hill (9-6) (3.71)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -153 / Arizona Diamondbacks +143 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSAZ, SNLA
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers meet Monday in MLB action at Dodger Stadium.
The Arizona Diamondbacks look to stay hot while building on their 10-game winning streak. The Diamondbacks have scored 20 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in sevens straight games. The Arizona Diamondbacks have won 11 straight games when scoring at least three runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads Arizona with 152 hits and 109 RBI while David Peralta and Jake Lamb have combined for 252 hits and 142 RBI. Robbie Ray gets the ball, and he is 11-5 with a 2.97 ERA and 170 strikeouts this season. Ray is 5-3 with a 2.97 ERA and 91 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers could use a win after losing eight of their last nine games. The Dodgers have allowed 19 runs in their last three games and six or more runs in six of their last seven games. The Los Angeles Dodgers have lost eight straight games when allowing at least one run. Offensively, Corey Seager leads the Dodgers with 142 hits and 65 RBI while Chris Taylor and Justin Turner have combined for 260 hits and 128 RBI. Rich Hill gets the ball, and he is 9-6 with a 3.71 ERA and 126 strikeouts this season. Hill is 1-4 with a 5.02 ERA and 40 strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.
The Diamondbacks are 8-0 in their last 8 vs. National League West, 5-1 in their last 6 road games and 10-4 in Rays last 14 starts. The Dodgers are 23-6 in their last 29 during game 1 of a series, 1-5 in their last 6 vs. National League West and 7-3 in Hills last 10 starts. The Diamondbacks are 7-27 in the last 34 meetings in Los Angeles, 4-1 in Rays last 5 starts vs. Dodgers and the over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
It's only a matter of time before the Dodgers get out of this funk considering they've been the best team in baseball all season. However, the Diamondbacks are the hottest team in baseball right now and Ray has allowed a combined two runs in his last 13.1 innings. The value is all over Arizona with the nice plus money, even if the Dodgers are due for a victory and are deadly at home.