Dodgers vs. Phillies 5/22/22 Moneyline Bet

by | May 22, 2022 | mlb

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Sunday, May 22nd, 01:35 ET
Location: Citizens Bank Park
TV: MLBN (out-of-market only)
Money Line: Dodgers -140 / Phillies 117
Total Line: 10.0
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STARTING PITCHING

Los Angeles: Tony Gonsolin (4-0, 1.64)
Philadelphia: Zach Eflin (1-3, 4.5)

Dodgers Projected Lineup

Cody Bellinger CF
Chris Taylor LF
Max Muncy 3B
Justin Turner 3B
Mookie Betts RF
Gavin Lux 2B
Will Smith C
Trea Turner SS
Freddie Freeman 1B
Tony Gonsolin P

Phillies Projected Lineup

Odubel Herrera CF
Jean Segura 2B
J.T. Realmuto C
Rhys Hoskins 1B
Nick Castellanos RF
Alec Bohm 3B
Johan Camargo SS
Bryce Harper RF
Kyle Schwarber LF
Zach Eflin P

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

Los Angeles Dodgers: 27-12-0 SU / OU 18-19-2 / Run Line W/L 24-15-0
Philadelphia Phillies: 18-22-0 SU / OU 20-18-2 / Run Line W/L 19-21-0

The Philadelphia Phillies host the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, May 22nd at Citizens Bank Park. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 01:35 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Los Angeles as the favorite (-140), with an OU line set at 10.0.

Recent Form

In their most recent game, Los Angeles picked up a 3-run win over the Philadelphia (7-4). Philadelphia came up with 6 hits leading to 4 runs against Los Angeles’s pitchers. The Dodgers lineup had a good night at the plate, coming up 13 hits, leading to 7 runs. Together, the Dodgers and Philadelphia combined to surpass the over-under betting line set at 9.5 runs. Games involving the Dodgers have stayed below the over-under line more than half of the time, at 18-19-2.

In their last 5 games, the Dodgers have gone a perfect 5-0. During this time, they have an average scoring differential of 18. Their hot play has been driven by an offense that typically averages 5.49 runs per game. But, over this stretch, this figure has bumped up to 7.0 So far, Los Angeles has won over half of their 13 series played, going 9-4-0.

Philadelphia will be looking to move on from a tough loss to the Dodgers by the score of 7-4. On their way to giving up 7 runs, the Phillies staff allowed 13 hits. The Phillies’ offense ended the game with just 4 runs on 6 hits. Leading into the game, Philadelphia was the betting favorite at -120.0. So far, the team has won 44.0% of the games in which they were favored. The Phillies and Dodgers went over the total run line set at 9.5 runs. For the season, the team’s over-under record is (20-18-2).

In their last 5 contests, Phillies have just 1 win, going 1-4. This recent slump is backed by a scoring margin of -8 over their last 5 games. The team’s offense is partly to blame for their recent slump, as they have averaged just 1.6 runs over their last 5 game. Philadelphia has a below .500 series record of just 4-9-0.

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Pitching Matchup

The Los Angeles Dodgers will send Tony Gonsolin to the mound with an overall record of 4-0. In his previous outings, Gonsolin is lasting an average of 4.71, putting together an ERA of just 1.64. Hits have been hard to come by against the right-hander, as his batting average allowed is just 0.165. Not only does Gonsolin have a strong batting average allowed, but he has also avoided giving up home runs. In his previous outings, opponents are averaging just 0.55 home runs allowed per 9 innings. On the season, Tony Gonsolin has had no problem racking up strikeouts, posting a strikeout percentage of 23.0%, while averaging 4.28 K’s per game. Command has been a problem for Gonsolin, as he is giving up 4.09 walks per outing.

Zach Eflin gets the start for the Phillies, with an overall record of 1-3. To date, Eflin has an ERA of 4.5 while lasting an average of 5.0 innings per appearance. Opposing teams have hit the ball well against the right-hander, with a batting average of 0.271. Opposing batters are hitting for power at a below-average rate against Eflin, as he is allowing just 0.3 per 9 innings. Eflin has accumulated a strikeout percentage of 18.0% and a per-game average of 3.83. Throughout the season, Eflin has avoided walking batters, allowing just 1.5 per contest.

Los Angeles vs Philadelphia History

For the season, Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies will be playing their 6th game of the season. Today’s game will be a rubber match for the two teams, as Los Angeles and Philadelphia each have 3 wins. The over-under record in this series sits at 5-1. The average run total in these games is 5.33 runs per game. The averge scoring margin in these meetings is 2.67 runs. Going back to last year, Los Angeles won the season series, 4 games to 2. The over-under record in last year’s matchups was 0-5-1, with the average run total being 5.33 runs per game. The average scoring differential in this series was 3.0 runs per game.

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Betting Trends

  • LA Dodgers is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • LA Dodgers is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies Prediction

In today’s matchup between the Dodgers and Phillies, I recommend taking the Phillies to pull off the upset. Even though starter Zach Eflin has the higher ERA, his FIP comes in at just 2.59. This figure is even better than Tony Gonsolin for the Dodgers.

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