Philadelphia Phillies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - 7/25/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Dodgers (56-44) at Philadelphia Phillies (55-44)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 12:35 pm (Citizens Bank Park)
Walker Buehler (4-1) (3.45) vs. J Arrieta (7-6) (3.47)
The Line: Philadelphia Phillies +110 / Los Angeles Dodgers -120 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The NL West leading Los Angeles Dodgers battle the Philadelphia Phillies in a Wednesday MLB matchup.
The NL West Leading Los Angeles Dodgers are locked in a tight battle with Colorado and Arizona. Los Angeles have overcome injuries to several players and are getting the job done at the plate and on the mound.
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The Dodgers are number eight in scoring at 4.79 runs on a .247 BA with a power hitting offense that has drilled 136 long balls. The LA Dodgers have been dominant on the mound with a 3.48 ERA that ranks second in the game so this team can win in any number of ways.
The Dodgers end their series at Philadelphia with Walker Buehler on the mound. Overall Buehler is 4-2 with a 3.45 ERA through ten starts and one relief appearances.
The Philadelphia Phillies are locked in a close fight with the Atlanta Braves for supremacy in the National League East with Washington lurking within striking distance.
The Philadelphia offense is middle of the pack with 4.39 runs scored on a .236 team batting average which isn’t explosive but the bats can be clutch. The Phils pitching is trying to crack the top ten with 3.88 ERA and 50 quality starts which is ranked 4th.
The Phillies have tabbed right hander Jake Arrieta as Wednesday’s starter versus the visiting Dodgers. Arrieta struggled in an 11-5 win versus San Diego with five runs (four earned) through 3.1 frames.
LA Dodgers are 20-7 in their last 27 road games and are 40-18 in their last 58 overall and are 40-18 in their last 58 games on grass. Philadelphia are 6-2 in their last 8 home games and under is 10-4 in Philadelphia last 14 home games. Over is 12-4-5 in the last 21 meetings.
I have watched this series closely and both teams have been hitting the long ball. I would take a stab at the over for an interest…