Dodgers vs Diamondbacks NLDS Game 2 Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – October 9, 2023

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The Los Angeles Dodgers host the Arizona Diamondbacks for Game 2 of the NLDS on Monday at 9:07 PM ET at Dodger Stadium. The Diamondbacks lead the series 1-0. Bobby Miller (11-4) is the starter for the Dodgers, and Zac Gallen (17-9) for the Diamondbacks.

The Diamondbacks (+137) are on the road versus the favored Dodgers (-165). The game has an over/under of 8.5 runs.

Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Odds

Run Line

Los Angeles Dodgers (-1.5)

Moneyline

Dodgers (-165)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -115, Under: -107)

When, Where, at What Time is Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks

  • Game Day: Monday, October 9, 2023
  • Game Time: 9:07 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TBS
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Stadium: Dodger Stadium

Dodgers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Tony Gonsolin 60-Day Injured List Forearm
Dustin May 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Gus Varland 60-Day Injured List Knee
Jake Marisnick 60-Day Injured List Hamstring
Daniel Hudson 60-Day Injured List Knee
Tyler Cyr 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Gavin Lux 60-Day Injured List Knee
Jimmy Nelson 60-Day Injured List Elbow
J.P. Feyereisen 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Blake Treinen 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Walker Buehler 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Álex Reyes 60-Day Injured List Shoulder

Diamondbacks Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Tommy Henry 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Drey Jameson 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Dominic Fletcher 60-Day Injured List Finger
Austin Adams 60-Day Injured List Ankle
Mark Melancon 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Corbin Martin 60-Day Injured List Back
Sebasrian Santana Restricted List Personal

Last Time Out: Dodgers and Diamondbacks

Merrill Kelly (6.1 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 5 K) earned a win in the Diamondbacks’ 11-2 victory over the Dodgers Monday. Tommy Pham led the way offensively, going 4-for-5 with a home run and an RBI. Clayton Kershaw (0.1 IP, 6 R, 6 H, 0 K) was handed the loss for the Dodgers.

Betting Trends

Dodgers Betting Records and Team Stats

The Dodgers have entered the game as favorites 138 times this season and won 87, or 63%, of those games. Los Angeles has a record of 40-25, a 61.5% win rate, when favored by -165 or more by bookmakers this season. The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 62.3% chance of a victory for the Dodgers. Los Angeles and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 88 of their 162 opportunities. The Dodgers are 89-73-0 against the spread in their 162 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Mookie Betts 152 .307 (6) .408 (6) .579 (5) 5.6% (13) 15.4% (16) 13.9% (12)
Freddie Freeman 161 .331 (3) .410 (3) .567 (6) 4% (41) 16.6% (31) 9.9% (47)
Max Muncy 135 .212 (133) .333 (58) .475 (36) 6.2% (8) 26.4% (117) 14.7% (6)
Will Smith 125 .261 (71) .359 (26) .438 (72) 3.4% (72) 16.1% (25) 11.4% (24)
J.D. Martínez 112 .271 (-) .321 (-) .572 (-) 6.9% (-) 31.2% (-) 7.1% (-)

Diamondbacks Betting Records and Team Stats

The Diamondbacks have been underdogs in 90 games this season and have come away with the win 43 times (47.8%) in those contests. Arizona has a mark of 11-16 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +137 or worse on the moneyline. The Diamondbacks have an implied victory probability of 42.2% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Arizona and their opponents have gone over in 73 of their 165 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Diamondbacks have posted a record of 91-74-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Corbin Carroll 153 .287 (15) .363 (20) .510 (17) 3.9% (44) 19.6% (57) 8.9% (67)
Christian Walker 157 .258 (78) .333 (58) .497 (24) 5% (18) 19.2% (53) 9.4% (61)
Ketel Marte 149 .276 (28) .358 (27) .485 (30) 3.8% (47) 16.8% (32) 10.9% (27)
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 145 .263 (62) .311 (111) .465 (48) 4.1% (37) 17.4% (36) 5.6% (119)
Tommy Pham 125 .256 (-) .328 (-) .446 (-) 3.3% (-) 22% (-) 9.8% (-)

Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for this matchup is the Dodgers to win (-165 on the moneyline), while we project the scoring will go over the total (8.5 runs).

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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