Superstitious western gamblers may be hesitant to bet on baseball today since it is Friday the thirteenth. However, confidant baseball fans and hardcore bettors will not let bad luck from affecting their bets! Tonight, the Philadelphia Phillies are playing the Los Angeles Dodgers but which team will reign supreme? Let’s find out with our Phillies vs Dodgers Betting Pick and gambling analysis from our sports handicappers.
In this MLB matchup, the sportsbooks betting odds have the Dodgers as clear favorite at -225 and a -1.5 pointspread. In this matchup, it is the Phillies turn to be playing on enemy at Dodger stadium. After last night’s 9-7 win over the Dodgers, will they be able to keep their momentum going?
Phillies vs Dodgers Betting Prediction and Analysis for 05/13/2022
Those who prefer betting on the Phillies are hoping that Zack Wheeler will be in good shape tonight. His current record stands at a 3.30 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, with 15 strikeouts allowing 18 hits and 1 home run thru 19.2 innings. In addition, baseball betting statistics have the Phillies pitching average at .4.96 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, allowing a .237 OBA.
To their advantage, Philadelphia does not have any of their key players on the injury list. Furthermore, they are batting .246 batting average for 168 hits, 96 runs and 19 homeruns. Batting leaders for the Phillies are Kyle Schwarber with a .164 BA 11 RBIs and 4 home runs. Following him is Bryce Harper with a .266 BA 14 RBIs and 3 home runs.
On the other hand, the Dodgers are hoping to get their revenge for losing last night. Despite having the home advantage, they will be missing Blake Treinen and Victor Gonzalez who remain on the injury list. If the Dodgers currently lead the NL West with a 20-10 record. However, if they want to keep leading the pack, they cannot afford too many more losses.
For fans that like to bet on baseball, they know the Dodgers have lost 2 of their last 3 games. During those 2 losses, the Dodgers were only able to score 4 runs total which is why they loss. The public opinion is that this was a fluke. This is because they have an elite offense with 8 players that have driven in at least 10 RBIs.
Phillies vs Dodgers Betting Pick
Game time: 05/13/2022 at 10:10 PM EDT
Bet on the Los Angeles Dodgers at -1.5
Even though the Phillies are currently looking good, they have been a disappointment for gamblers this season. In addition, they are only 5-8 when playing on the road. In addition, when Gibson is on the mound, the Phillies are 1-6 on the road.
The Dodgers are a strong team that is difficult to beat by any team. Especially when they play at home as seen by their 10-2 SU record. Therefore, we predict the Los Angeles Dodgers will cover the spread with a final score of 7-2.