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Dodgers Vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 5/20/2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers (25-18) have a 3-0 series lead and will attempt to sweep the Arizona Diamondbacks (18-26) on Thursday at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers are favored () against the underdog Diamondbacks () in the matchup, which begins at 10:10 PM ET. Arizona has Merrill Kelly expected to start, while Los Angeles has yet to name a starter.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 20, 2021, 2:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Dodgers vs Diamondbacks Betting Odds

Diamondbacks Probable Starter Merrill Kelly

  • The Diamondbacks will send Kelly (2-4) to the mound for his ninth start this season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, when he threw 6 1/3 innings against the Marlins, giving up three earned runs while allowing seven hits.
  • The Dodgers rank fourth in MLB with 221 runs scored this season. They have a .245 batting average this campaign with 48 home runs (17th in the league).
  • His team has won 42.9% of his starts when they are underdogs on the moneyline (3-4).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 20, 2021 at 2:04 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 6 .333 2 0 0 .333 .666
Chris Taylor 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Austin Barnes 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Justin Turner 4 .750 3 0 2 .600 1.600
Matt Beaty 3 .000 0 0 0 .250 .250
Mookie Betts 3 .667 2 1 1 .667 2.667
Will Smith 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers’ offense is averaging 5.2 runs in home games while pushing across 5.1 per game away from Dodger Stadium.
  • The Dodgers have the No. 4 offense in baseball scoring 5.1 runs per game (221 total runs).
  • The Dodgers have been the moneyline favorite 42 total times this season. They’ve finished 25-17 in those games.
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -186 or shorter, Los Angeles has a record of 17-8 (68%).
  • Los Angeles has had an over/under set by bookmakers 43 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 20 of those games (20-21-2).
  • Los Angeles has an 8-2 record from the 10 games it was moneyline favorites over its last 10 matchups.

Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • The Diamondbacks have scored 198 runs this season, which ranks ninth in MLB.
  • They’ve scored 3.9 runs per game this season on the road while averaging 5.3 at home.
  • The Diamondbacks have won 13, or 36.1%, of the 36 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Arizona is 2-9 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +160 or more on the moneyline.
  • Arizona’s games have gone over the total in 21 of their 44 chances.
  • Arizona has played as the underdog in seven of its past 10 games and won one of those contests.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Justin Turner paces the Dodgers with 23 runs batted in while putting up a team-high batting average of .288.
  • Turner ranks 23rd in OBP among the qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Max Muncy has put his power on display as he leads his team with eight home runs and 23 runs batted in.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, Muncy’s .430 OBP ranks third.

Dodgers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Mookie Betts 147 .259 24 5 16 .364 .820
Justin Turner 146 .288 26 7 23 .384 .870
Max Muncy 133 .263 28 8 23 .430 .919
Chris Taylor 125 .288 35 5 18 .422 .918
Gavin Lux 114 .254 12 2 18 .298 .666
Will Smith 110 .264 20 4 16 .359 .832
Albert Pujols 86 .198 9 5 12 .242 .614
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo 78 .167 5 0 5 .244 .462
Austin Barnes 63 .222 6 0 8 .347 .617
Matt Beaty 60 .283 9 1 18 .386 .753

Diamondbacks Players to Watch

  • David Peralta has been key for Arizona with 40 hits, an OBP of .317 plus a slugging percentage of .454.
  • Peralta’s 28 RBI rank 17th among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Josh Rojas has collected 33 hits this season and has an OBP of .343. He’s slugging .463 on the year.
  • Rojas’ hitting stats are not among league batting leaders in MLB among all qualified batters in the league.

Diamondbacks Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Eduardo Escobar 166 .217 23 10 30 .264 .710
Pavin Smith 152 .250 22 3 13 .299 .694
David Peralta 152 .263 20 4 28 .317 .771
Josh Rojas 121 .273 23 5 11 .343 .806
Nick Ahmed 116 .190 9 1 6 .242 .509
Tim Locastro 83 .205 9 1 3 .290 .543
Josh VanMeter 66 .167 10 1 6 .286 .559
Stephen Vogt 65 .200 7 3 11 .288 .703
Daulton Varsho 35 .200 5 0 2 .243 .529
Ketel Marte 27 .444 5 2 5 .483 1.298

Dodgers vs Diamondbacks Player Props

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