Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 5/17/2022

by | May 17, 2022

The Arizona Diamondbacks (18-18) will try to end their three-game losing streak when they visit the Los Angeles Dodgers (22-12) on Tuesday at 3:10 PM ET. Bookmakers consider the Dodgers to be -230 favorites for the contest, while the Diamondbacks are +187 underdogs looking for the upset. Arizona will send Tyler Gilbert out to start this one, while Los Angeles has not yet named a starter.

Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Spread and Betting Line

Dodgers vs Diamondbacks Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Dodgers -230 +187 8.5 -102 -119 -1.5 -109 -112

Computer Predictions for Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks

Our computer pick: Arizona Diamondbacks (+187) and Over (8.5)

Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Game Info

  • Arizona Diamondbacks probable starting pitcher: Tyler Gilbert
  • Game Day: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:10 PM ET
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Stadium: Dodger Stadium

Diamondbacks Starter Tyler Gilbert

  • Gilbert gets the nod for the Diamondbacks and will make his first start of the season.
  • The left-hander is making his first start of the year. The 28-year-old did not make an appearance on the mound last season.
  • The Dodgers have scored 179 runs this season, which ranks second in MLB. They have 272 hits, 18th in baseball, with 33 home runs (15th in the league).

Dodgers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Dodgers have won 22, or 61.1%, of the 36 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Los Angeles has entered nine games this season favored by -230 or more and is 7-2 in those contests.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 69.7% chance of a victory for the Dodgers.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 15 of their 36 opportunities.
  • The Dodgers are 20-16-0 ATS in their 36 games with a spread this season.

Diamondbacks Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Diamondbacks have been underdogs in 32 games this season and have come away with the win 17 times (53.1%) in those contests.
  • Arizona has played as an underdog of +187 or more just one time this year and came away with a loss in that game.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Diamondbacks have a 34.8% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Arizona and their opponents have gone over in 13 of their 38 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Diamondbacks are 23-15-0 against the spread in their 38 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Dodgers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Mookie Betts paces the Dodgers with seven home runs.
  • Among all MLB hitters, Betts is 67th in batting average, 60th in on-base percentage, and 43rd in slugging.
  • Betts carries a four-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .273 with two doubles, two home runs, two walks and five RBI.
  • Freddie Freeman’s .302 batting average paces his team.
  • Freeman is 104th in home runs and 105th in RBI among all batters in MLB.
  • Trea Turner has driven in a team-best 23 runs batted in.
  • Turner will look to build on his eight-game hitting in this matchup. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .275 with four doubles, six walks and three RBI.
  • Justin Turner’s 23 runs batted in pace his team.
Mookie Betts 32 .254 .342 .454 7 18 33
Freddie Freeman 34 .302 .404 .476 3 14 38
Trea Turner 34 .275 .345 .382 1 23 36
Justin Turner 33 .200 .256 .325 2 23 24
Max Muncy 33 .163 .341 .298 3 13 17

Diamondbacks Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Christian Walker paces the Diamondbacks with seven long balls.
  • Among all hitters in the big leagues, Walker is 19th in home runs and 85th in RBI.
  • Walker has collected a hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .294 with a home run, two walks and two RBI.
  • Daulton Varsho has a club-best 16 RBI and .246 batting average.
  • Varsho is currently 31st in homers and 69th in RBI in the big leagues.
  • Ketel Marte is hitting .219 with 13 doubles, a triple, two home runs and 13 walks.
  • David Peralta is hitting .208 with five doubles, five home runs and 15 walks.
Christian Walker 35 .207 .299 .438 7 15 25
Daulton Varsho 34 .246 .321 .458 6 16 29
Ketel Marte 35 .219 .299 .383 2 9 28
David Peralta 33 .208 .305 .406 5 13 21
Pavin Smith 33 .223 .314 .359 3 12 23

Betting Tips for Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks

We have the Diamondbacks on the moneyline at +187 on the moneyline as our best bet in this game after looking at all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer prediction sees the scoring going over the total of 8.5 runs.

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