MLB Matchups  >>  LA Dodgers Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Preview 04/12/2013

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The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Chase Field.

The Dodgers will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Clayton Kershaw in this game. Kershaw has a 2-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.

It'll be Patrick Corbin toeing the rubber for the Diamondbacks in this contest. Lefthander Corbin is 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Dodgers listed as 150-moneyline favorites versus the Diamondbacks, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Padres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -161 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Diamondbacks were a 10-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at -177 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Los Angeles: 5-3 SU
Arizona: 6-3 SU

ARIZONA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games when playing on the road against Arizona
LA Dodgers12-4-1 SU in their last 17 games
LA Dodgers are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games when playing Arizona
Arizona is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
Arizona is 10-2 SU in their last 12 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers

NEXT UP:
Arizona home to LA Dodgers, Saturday, April 13