Diamondbacks vs Dodgers Prediction - MLB Picks 8/30/23
Los Angeles Dodgers (81-49) vs Arizona Diamondbacks (69-63)
Game Info: Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
Lance Lynn (10-9) (5.56) vs Brandon Pfaadt (1-6) (5.91)
Betting Odds: Los Angeles Dodgers / Arizona Diamondbacks --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers face off on Wednesday in an MLB showdown at Dodger Stadium. On Tuesday it was the Dodgers that were able to secure the 9-1 victory.
Pfaadt Finally Pitching Better
The stats overall don’t look good for Brandon Pfaadt but he has been pitching a lot better as of late for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Over his last two starts, Pfaadt has gone 12.1 innings and given up only four hits and two runs. Overall he sits with a 1-5 record and an ERA of 5.91. The Diamondbacks are averaging 4.74 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.78 runs per game. The offense is ranked 12th in the league while the pitching is ranked 20th.
Dodgers Continue to be one of the Best Teams in Baseball
The Dodgers continue to look like one of the best teams in baseball and the biggest reason has been the offense. The Dodgers are averaging 5.62 runs per game which is second best in baseball. Going forward, if the Dodgers want to win the World Series, it’s going to need to be the pitching that is better. The pitching is giving up 4.43 runs per game which is middle of the back in the MLB.
Shane’s Free Pick
Pfaadt has been pitching better as of late, and he’s going to step up against the Dodgers here. Look for the Dodgers to score only one or two runs off of him, and that will be the difference. The Diamondbacks haven’t been as good on the road, but they are going to get the job done here. Back the Diamondbacks.