Dodgers Vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – September 15, 2021

Posted By Staff on September 15, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers (93-53) carry an eight-game home winning streak into a matchup against the Arizona Diamondbacks (47-98) on Wednesday at 10:10 PM ET. Julio Urias starts for Los Angeles (-380 to win) while Arizona (+290) will counter with Merrill Kelly.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 15, 2021, 10:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Dodgers vs Diamondbacks Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Urías (LAD) Pitcher Kelly (ARI)
17 – 3 W/L 7 – 9
163.1 IP 142.1
2.98 ERA 4.30
1.010 WHIP 1.220
9.6 K/9 7.5
1.7 BB/9 1.9

Dodgers Probable Starter Julio Urías

  • The Dodgers will send Urias (17-3) to the mound for his 29th start of the season. He is 17-3 with a 2.98 ERA and 175 strikeouts over 163 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last time out on Saturday, the left-hander threw seven scoreless innings against the Padres while surrendering three hits.
  • The opposing Diamondbacks offense has the 26th-ranked slugging percentage (.381) and is 29th in MLB play with 129 home runs. They have a collective .235 batting average, and are 16th in the league with 1157 total hits and 24th in MLB play scoring 608 runs.
  • The Dodgers have a 22-5 record in Urías’ 27 starts this season when they were favored on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 15, 2021 at 10:08 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Diamondbacks Stats vs Urías

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Christian Walker 11 .182 2 0 0 .182 .455
Ketel Marte 11 .364 4 0 0 .364 .728
Nick Ahmed 11 .091 1 0 1 .091 .273
David Peralta 7 .143 1 0 0 .250 .393
Daulton Varsho 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Carson Kelly 6 .500 3 2 3 .571 2.071
Andy Young 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Josh Rojas 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Pavin Smith 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Diamondbacks Probable Starter Merrill Kelly

  • Kelly (7-9) will take to the mound for the Diamondbacks and make his 25th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Thursday, Aug. 12, when he threw five innings, giving up five earned runs while allowing 11 hits against the Giants.
  • The Dodgers are batting .241 this season, 13th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .422 (ninth in the league) with 206 home runs.
  • His team is 7-14 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline underdog.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 15, 2021 at 10:08 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Kelly

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Max Muncy 15 .400 6 0 1 .438 .905
Chris Taylor 15 .267 4 0 1 .267 .534
Cody Bellinger 12 .333 4 2 3 .385 1.302
Justin Turner 12 .333 4 0 2 .308 .725
Will Smith 9 .444 4 1 1 .500 1.278
Mookie Betts 9 .444 4 2 2 .444 1.666
Matt Beaty 6 .167 1 0 0 .375 .542
Austin Barnes 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Gavin Lux 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Trea Turner 4 .500 2 0 0 .500 1.000

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers score an average of 4.9 runs per game at home and 5.3 per contest away from Dodger Stadium.
  • The Dodgers are the fifth-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 5.1 runs per game (738 total).
  • The Dodgers have won 65% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (93-50).
  • Los Angeles has played as a moneyline favorite of -380 or shorter in just two games this season, which they won both.
  • Los Angeles has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 60 times this season for a 60-76-10 record against the over/under.
  • Los Angeles played as the moneyline favorite for each of its last 10 games, and went 7-3 in those matchups.
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Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • The Diamondbacks have scored 608 runs (4.2 per game) this season, which ranks 24th in MLB.
  • They’ve scored 3.8 runs per game this season on the road while averaging 4.6 at home.
  • This season, the Diamondbacks have been the underdog 123 times and won 36, or 29.3%, of those games.
  • Arizona has not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +290.
  • Games involving Arizona have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 78 of 144 chances this season.
  • Arizona has played as the underdog in eight of its past 10 games and has won two of those contests.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Trea Turner leads the Dodgers with a .318 batting average.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, Turner’s 168 hits rank third, his .318 AVG ranks first, his .364 OBP ranks 19th, and his .510 SLG ranks 24th.
  • Justin Turner is hitting .276 with 20 doubles, 25 home runs and 57 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in baseball, Justin Turner’s .363 OBP ranks 21st.

Dodgers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Trea Turner 529 .318 91 22 61 .364 .874
Chris Taylor 480 .258 87 20 72 .344 .794
Justin Turner 479 .276 76 25 81 .363 .837
Max Muncy 444 .255 88 33 85 .369 .910
Mookie Betts 399 .271 83 21 53 .374 .883
Will Smith 372 .269 64 24 71 .372 .888
Gavin Lux 298 .228 43 6 38 .310 .656
Cody Bellinger 295 .159 38 9 33 .235 .530
Corey Seager 290 .283 43 9 43 .372 .827
Matt Beaty 190 .258 31 5 34 .356 .724

Diamondbacks Players to Watch

  • Ketel Marte leads Arizona with 12 home runs this season. He’s batting .325 with 45 RBI.
  • Josh Rojas has collected 117 hits this season and has an OBP of .344. He’s slugging .427 on the year.

Diamondbacks Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Pavin Smith 463 .266 63 10 45 .321 .723
David Peralta 441 .263 53 8 57 .322 .737
Josh Rojas 436 .268 63 11 42 .344 .771
Nick Ahmed 427 .222 46 5 38 .278 .618
Christian Walker 347 .233 45 7 38 .306 .658
Ketel Marte 283 .325 45 12 45 .377 .914
Carson Kelly 254 .244 36 11 38 .358 .775
Josh VanMeter 235 .209 23 5 32 .301 .663
Daulton Varsho 215 .237 32 10 30 .314 .761
Andy Young 87 .218 13 6 15 .310 .816

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