Arizona Diamondbacks (10-12) at Los Angeles Dodgers (14-8)
|Date & Time||Sunday May 3, 2015, 4:10 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -157 / Arizona Diamondbacks +147 --- Over/Under: 8
FSN-AZ, SportsNet LA
The Los Angeles Dodgers look to sweep the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday afternoon.
The Arizona Diamondbacks need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Diamondbacks have allowed 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last six games. The Diamondbacks have lost seven of their last nine games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Paul Goldschmidt leads Arizona with 29 hits and 22 RBI while Mark Trumbo and Ender Inciarte have combined for 20 RBI. The Arizona Diamondbacks have lost five of their last eight games. Chase Anderson gets the ball, and he’s 0-1 with a 4.24 ERA and 20 strikeouts this season. Anderson is 1-1 with a 5.06 ERA and 18 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
The Los Angeles Dodgers look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. The Dodgers have scored 21 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Dodgers have won 14 straight games when topping three runs in this season. Adrian Gonzalez leads Los Angeles with 33 hits and 20 RBI while Howie Kendrick and Joc Pederson have combined for 30 RBI. The Los Angeles Dodgers have won seven of their last eight home games. Brett Anderson takes the hill, and he’s 1-1 with a 5.49 ERA and 11 strikeouts this season. Anderson is 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA and five strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.
The Diamondbacks are 6-20 in their last 26 during game 3 of a series and 1-4 in Andersons last 5 starts. The Dodgers are 5-2 in their last 7 during game 3 of a series and 42-19 in their last 61 home games. The Diamondbacks are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in Los Angeles.
The Diamondbacks just don't have the firepower to hang with the Dodgers in this series. Look for the sweep on Sunday.