Dodgers vs. Phillies Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 5/12/2022

by | May 12, 2022

Rhys Hoskins leads the Philadelphia Phillies (13-17) into Thursday’s matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers (20-9) on a three-game homer streak. His Phillies are underdogs for the contest, however, with sportsbooks naming the Dodgers as -151 moneyline favorites. The game starts at 10:10 PM ET from Dodger Stadium. Los Angeles’ Tyler Anderson and Philadelphia’s Zack Wheeler have been named the starters for this contest.

Dodgers vs. Phillies Spread and Betting Line

Dodgers vs Phillies Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Dodgers -151 +129 8 -102 -118 -1.5 +135 -161

Computer Predictions for Dodgers vs. Phillies

Our computer pick: Philadelphia Phillies (+129) and Over (8)

Dodgers vs. Phillies Game Info

  • Los Angeles Dodgers probable starting pitcher: Tyler Anderson
  • Philadelphia Phillies probable starting pitcher: Zack Wheeler
  • Game Day: Thursday, May 12, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Stadium: Dodger Stadium

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Matchup

Anderson Wheeler
3 GS 0
3-0 W-L 0-0
2.78 ERA
22.2 IP 0
5 BB 0
22 SO 0

Dodgers Starter Tyler Anderson

  • The Dodgers will send Anderson (3-0) to the mound to make his fourth start of the season. He is 3-0 with a 2.78 ERA and 22 strikeouts through 22 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The lefty’s last appearance was on Saturday against the Chicago Cubs, when he tossed five innings, surrendering two earned runs while allowing four hits.
  • The 32-year-old has a 2.78 ERA and 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings in five games this season, while giving up a batting average of .205 to his opponents.
  • Anderson is seeking his third straight outing lasting five or more innings. He averages 4.2 innings per appearance on the mound.
  • He will face a Phillies offense that ranks fifth in MLB with 250 total hits (on a .250 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .416 (third in MLB) with 35 total home runs (fifth in MLB).

Phillies Starter Zack Wheeler

  • Wheeler will make his first start of the season for the Phillies.
  • The right-hander is making his first start of the year. The 31-year-old did not make an appearance on the mound last season.
  • The Dodgers are batting .238 this season, 12th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .391 (seventh in the league) with 27 home runs.

Dodgers Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the Dodgers have won 20 out of the 31 games, or 64.5%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Los Angeles has entered 27 games this season favored by -151 or more and is 17-10 in those contests.
  • The Dodgers have a 60.2% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Los Angeles’ games have gone over the total in 10 of their 31 chances.
  • The Dodgers are 20-11-0 against the spread this season.

Phillies Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Phillies have been chosen as underdogs in 10 games this year and have walked away with the win four times (40%) in those games.
  • Philadelphia has been listed as an underdog of +129 or more on two occasions this season and split those games.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Phillies have a 43.7% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Philadelphia and their opponents have hit the over in 15 of their 31 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • In 31 games with a line this season, the Phillies have a mark of 14-17-0 against the spread.

Dodgers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Freddie Freeman’s .315 average leads the Dodgers this year. His resume also includes three homers and driven in 13 RBI.
  • Including all MLB batters, Freeman is 15th in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage, and 21st in slugging.
  • Freeman takes a hitting streak of two games into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .294 with two doubles, three walks and an RBI.
  • Mookie Betts has hit five home runs to pace his team.
  • Betts is 32nd in home runs in baseball, and 81st in RBI.
  • Trea Turner has a team-high 22 runs batted in.
  • Turner is on a three-game hitting streak entering this contest. In his last five games he is batting .190 with two doubles, three walks and two RBI.
  • Max Muncy has three doubles, a triple, three home runs and 25 walks while hitting .138.
Freddie Freeman 29 .315 .402 .509 3 13 34
Mookie Betts 27 .250 .344 .417 5 13 27
Trea Turner 29 .259 .320 .366 1 22 29
Max Muncy 28 .138 .336 .299 3 11 12
Gavin Lux 25 .269 .356 .359 1 6 21

Phillies Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Bryce Harper has plated a team-high 19 runs batted in.
  • Harper ranks 18th in homers and 21st in RBI among all hitters in the majors.
  • Harper carries a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .421 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and two RBI.
  • Nicholas Castellanos’ .311 batting average paces his team.
  • Castellanos is 32nd in homers and 29th in RBI among all hitters in the big leagues.
  • Jean Segura has two doubles, five home runs and seven walks while hitting .295.
  • Kyle Schwarber has a team-high seven home runs.
Bryce Harper 30 .267 .320 .526 6 19 31
Nicholas Castellanos 29 .311 .378 .528 5 18 33
Jean Segura 25 .295 .350 .474 5 11 28
Kyle Schwarber 28 .192 .294 .433 7 16 20
Alec Bohm 28 .302 .347 .419 2 14 26

Betting Tips for Dodgers vs. Phillies

Our best bet is the Phillies on the moneyline at +129 after taking a look at all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will over the total of 8 runs.

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