The Arizona Diamondbacks will face the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night in Game 1 of the NLDS in the 2023 MLB Playoffs. The Dodgers won the National League West Division title for the 10th time in the past 11 years. Meanwhile, Arizona finished second in the conference with an 84-78 record. Last season, Los Angeles went 8-5 against the Diamondbacks. Clayton Kershaw (13-5, 2.46 ERA) earned the nod from Los Angeles, while Arizona will start Merrill Kelly (12-8, ERA 3.29).
Game 1 is scheduled for 9:20 pm ET at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The latest Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers odds have Los Angeles as the -195 favorite in the moneyline (risk $195, win $100), according to consensus. The overall over/under score is 8.5 points. Before making any Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks picks, be sure to check out the latest MLB predictions and betting advice from the Projection Model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on the Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers game and locked in its draft picks and MLB predictions. You can now head to to view the selection of models. Here are a few Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks MLB betting lines and trends:
- Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks money line: Los Angeles -195, Arizona +164
- Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks line: Los Angeles -1.5 (+106)
- Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Over/Under: 8.5 points
- ARI: The Diamondbacks have finished below the team total in 22 of their last 35 road games
- LAD: Dodgers moneyline return +556 this season
- Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks draft: Check out the draft
Why you should support the Dodgers
Designated hitter JD Martinez is a slugger in the lineup. Martinez ran the ball with ease and made regular adjustments at the plate. The six-time All-Star batted .271 with 33 home runs and 103 RBIs. He had at least two hits in three of the final eight games of the season.
Kershaw is a postseason veteran currently on the mound for the Dodgers. The ten-time All-Star can get strikeouts with a solid fastball and an impressive curveball. Kershaw had a 2.46 ERA and 137 strikeouts. He had at least seven strikeouts in eight starts during the second half of the season. Let’s see which team comes back here.
Why you should support the Diamondbacks
First baseman Christian Walker has been one of Arizona’s best hitters all season. Walker used his unwavering patience and discipline at the plate. The 32-year-old leads the team in home runs (33) and RBIs (103). In Game 1 of the win over the Brewers, Walker went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored.
Left fielder Corbin Carroll, the NL Rookie of the Year, has a deep understanding of the strike zone and the ability to hit home runs. The 23-year-old hit .285 with 25 home runs and 76 RBIs during the regular season. In the Wild Card Series, Carroll went 4-for-7 with two RBIs and three runs scored. He has had at least two hits in each of his two postseason games so far. Let’s see which team comes back here.
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