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Dodgers Vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 5/17/2021

Sportsbooks don’t expect the Arizona Diamondbacks () to break their six-game road losing streak when they take on the Los Angeles Dodgers () on Monday at 10:10 PM ET. Los Angeles’ Walker Buehler starts against Arizona’s Madison Bumgarner.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 17, 2021, 2:02 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Dodgers vs Diamondbacks Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Buehler (LAD) Pitcher Bumgarner (ARI)
1 – 0 W/L 4 – 2
44.1 IP 43.2
3.45 ERA 4.12
0.900 WHIP 0.980
9.5 K/9 10.1
0.6 BB/9 1.9

Dodgers Probable Starter Walker Buehler

  • Buehler gets the start for the Dodgers, his eighth of the season. He is 1-0 with a 3.45 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 44 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Wednesday, the righty tossed seven innings against the Mariners, giving up four earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • He will take the hill against a Diamondbacks offense that is batting .237 as a unit (13th in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .403 (11th in the league) with 47 total home runs (14th in MLB action).
  • The Dodgers have a 4-3 record in Buehler’s seven starts this season when they were favored on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 17, 2021 at 2:05 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Diamondbacks Stats vs Buehler

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
David Peralta 18 .167 3 0 3 .211 .489
Eduardo Escobar 15 .133 2 0 0 .133 .266
Nick Ahmed 9 .111 1 0 0 .111 .222
Stephen Vogt 7 .143 1 0 0 .143 .429
Josh Rojas 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
Daulton Varsho 3 .333 1 1 1 .333 1.666
Tim Locastro 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666

Diamondbacks Probable Starter Madison Bumgarner

  • Bumgarner (4-2) will take the mound for the Diamondbacks, his ninth start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw seven scoreless innings against the Marlins while allowing four hits.
  • The Dodgers have scored 205 runs this season, which ranks third in MLB. They have 336 hits, fifth in baseball, with 44 home runs (18th in the league).
  • His team has been victorious in 33.3% of the games he’s started as the moneyline underdog with a record of 2-4.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 17, 2021 at 2:05 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Bumgarner

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Justin Turner 71 .268 19 4 8 .303 .796
Chris Taylor 25 .120 3 0 1 .241 .401
Austin Barnes 18 .222 4 2 3 .263 .819
Max Muncy 14 .143 2 1 2 .200 .557
Mookie Betts 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 .900
Will Smith 2 1.000 2 0 0 1.000 2.500

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers average 5.2 runs per home game compared to 5.1 per contest on the road.
  • The Dodgers are the third-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 5.1 runs per game (205 total).
  • The Dodgers have won 56.4% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (22-17).
  • Los Angeles is 11-2 (winning 84.6% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -225 or shorter.
  • Los Angeles has played in 40 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 19 times (19-19-2).
  • Los Angeles went 5-5 across the 10 games it was moneyline favorites in its last 10 matchups.

Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • The Diamondbacks have scored 194 runs this season, which ranks seventh in MLB.
  • In 23 road games this season, they’ve scored 4.3 runs per contest compared to the 5.3 per game they average at home.
  • This season, the Diamondbacks have won 13 out of the 33 games, or 39.4%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Arizona has played as an underdog of +185 or more twice this season and lost both games.
  • Games involving Arizona have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 20 of 41 chances this season.
  • Arizona has played as the underdog in seven of its past 10 games and has gone 1-6 in those contests.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Justin Turner has accumulated a team-high 23 runs batted in.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in baseball, Turner’s 42 hits rank 20th, his .302 AVG ranks 18th, and his .396 OBP ranks 15th.
  • Max Muncy’s eight home runs and 23 RBI are both team-highs.
  • Muncy ranks third in OBP among the qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Muncy takes a five-game hitting streak into this matchup. During that streak he is batting .500 with three home runs, three walks and seven RBIs.

Dodgers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Justin Turner 139 .302 26 7 23 .396 .907
Mookie Betts 136 .257 21 4 14 .363 .804
Max Muncy 123 .260 25 8 23 .428 .924
Chris Taylor 118 .288 32 4 16 .421 .904
Gavin Lux 104 .231 10 1 13 .268 .585
Will Smith 102 .245 17 3 13 .347 .778
Austin Barnes 59 .237 6 0 8 .366 .654
Matt Beaty 52 .327 9 1 18 .435 .858
Sheldon Neuse 43 .186 5 2 3 .186 .535
Luke Raley 41 .171 3 1 2 .261 .529

Diamondbacks Players to Watch

  • David Peralta leads Arizona in runs batted in with 28 and has a batting average of .273.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Peralta ranks 12th in RBI.
  • Josh Rojas has 31 hits and an OBP of .352 to go with a slugging percentage of .491 this season.
  • Rojas’ batting stats do not rank among the top hitters in baseball among all qualified batters in the league.

Diamondbacks Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Eduardo Escobar 154 .214 22 9 27 .265 .707
David Peralta 143 .273 20 4 28 .325 .801
Pavin Smith 141 .270 21 3 13 .316 .742
Josh Rojas 110 .282 22 5 11 .352 .843
Nick Ahmed 107 .187 9 1 5 .237 .489
Tim Locastro 72 .222 9 1 3 .309 .587
Josh VanMeter 65 .169 10 1 6 .289 .566
Stephen Vogt 60 .217 7 3 11 .288 .738
Daulton Varsho 32 .219 5 0 2 .265 .578
Nick Heath 31 .161 3 0 1 .235 .429

Dodgers vs Diamondbacks Player Props

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