Kenta Maeda (5-4, 2.70 ERA) gets the start for the Los Angeles Dodgers (33-31) as they meet Archie Bradley (2-2, 5.22 ERA) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (28-37) in the second of a three-game series at Chase Field. The Diamondbacks won the last game 3-2, and Arizona leads the series 1-0. The game gets underway at 9:40 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jun. 14 and will air on FSAZ and SNLA.
In his most recent outing, Bradley pitched 5.2 innings, allowing four runs, striking out five and walking four in a 6-3 loss to the Rays. Paul Goldschmidt (.283, 35 Rs, 11 HRs, 39 RBIs, 8 SBs) continued his strong season yesterday, going 2 for 4 with two runs and one RBI. The Dodgers were also unsuccessful the last time Maeda pitched. He pitched well, going 6.2 innings, giving up one run, striking out nine and walking one in a 1-0 loss to the Rockies. Corey Seager (.280, 40 Rs, 14 HRs, 35 RBIs, 1 SB) went 1 for 4 yesterday.
The Dodgers are a -140 road favorite in this NL West battle. The total of 8.5.
Pick - LAD
This season, the Dodgers hold an even 14-14 record against NL West teams. The Diamondbacks sit at 12-14 against these opponents.
After last game's shutout win against Los Angeles, the Diamondbacks now have five shutouts this season. The Dodgers have been shut out in three games this season.
The Diamondbacks didn't score any runs in their last game. The Dodgers have an 8-0 record when they don't allow any runs.
It looks like the Diamondbacks have a slight leg up on the Dodgers, as the Diamondbacks have won their last two games while the Dodgers have lost their last two.
When they outhit their opponents, the Diamondbacks are 20-8. The Dodgers have a 25-6 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 18th, Los Angeles sits in the bottom half of the league in runs, scoring 265 this season. Arizona ranks in the top half at 12th with 289.
Ranking 27th, Los Angeles is near the bottom of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.681). Arizona ranks in the top 10 at ninth with an OPS of .761.
When the Dodgers allow at least one home run, they are 12-22, well-matched with the Diamondbacks who are 11-31 when allowing at least one homer.