MLB Betting Preview
Philadelphia Phillies (64-53) at Los Angeles Dodgers (58-59)
Monday, 10:10 pm Eastern – ESPN 2
SBG Global Opening Line: Dodgers - 140 , Total 8 Over - 115
The Los Angeles Dodgers open a 10-game homestand tonight starting with a series against the National League East leading Philadelphia Phillies. The Dodgers had a good chance to take over first place in the National League West but lost two of three in San Francisco over the weekend. "It's disappointing but it's going to happen," said manager Joe Torre, "We're going to have to reach down and reach back. It's how you come back." The Dodgers are now 1.5 games behind Arizona in the NL West. SBG Global reports that early MLB betting has the public taking Dodgers
Los Angeles has won eight of their last 11 at home. They send Derek Lowe to the mound on Monday. He is 8-10 with a 4.10 ERA this season. His last start was terrible as he allowed eight runs and 13 hits in 3 1/3 innings against St. Louis. He has a 1.24 ERA in his last four outings at Dodger Stadium though and he is 3-1 with a 2.84 ERA in six starts and four relief appearances against the Phillies in his career.
The Phillies went 3-3 on their six game homestand including a 6-3 win on Sunday against Pittsburgh. Kyle Kendrick goes to the hill on Monday. He is 10-5 this season with a 4.37 ERA and he has a 1.45 ERA over his last three starts. He is 1-1 with a 6.75 ERA in two career starts against the Dodgers.
SBG Global Current Line: Dodgers - 131 , Total 8 Under - 115
Here are the MLB betting stats for Monday’s game. The Phillies are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. the National League West. The Phillies are 5-1 in their last 6 road games. The Phillies are 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Phillies are 10-4 in their last 14 games as a road underdog.
The Phillies are 10-4 in their last 14 overall. The Phillies are 5-0 in Kendrick’s last 5 starts vs. the National League West. The Phillies are 6-1 in Kendrick’s last 7 starts as a road underdog and the Phillies are 15-5 in Kendrick’s last 20 starts overall.
The Dodgers are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. the National League East. The Dodgers are 8-2 in their last 10 games as a home favorite. The Dodgers are 1-4 in their last 5 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Dodgers are 5-1 in Lowe’s last 6 starts vs. the National League East.
The Under is 4-0 in the Phillies last 4 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 5-0 in Phillies last 5 overall. The Over is 5-1 in the Phillies last 6 vs. the National League West. The Over is 7-1 in Kendrick’s last 8 starts vs. the National League West and the Over is 4-1 in Kendrick’s last 5 starts overall.
The Under is 19-7 in the Dodgers last 26 home games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 23-9 in the Dodgers last 32 games as a home favorite.
The Under is 4-1 in Lowe’s last 5 starts as a home favorite. The Under is 7-3 in Lowe’s last 10 starts overall. The Over is 6-0-1 in the last 7 meetings in Los Angeles between the two teams. The Over is 4-1 in Lowe’s last 5 starts vs. the Phillies.