The Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers meet Thursday in MLB action at Dodger Stadium. The Philadelphia Phillies need a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Los Angeles Dodgers look for a win after winning seven of their last nine games.
The Philadelphia Phillies have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Phillies have won nine of their last 13 games when scoring four or more runs. Nick Castellanos leads the Phillies with 33 hits and 18 RBI, while Bryce Harper and Jean Segura have combined for 61 hits and 30 RBI. Zack Wheeler gets the ball, and he is 1-3 with a 4.10 ERA and 25 strikeouts this season. Wheeler is 2-2 with a 4.66 ERA and 33 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Dodgers have won 17 straight games when scoring four or more runs. Freddie Freeman leads the Dodgers with 34 hits and 13 RBI, while Trea Turner and Mookie Betts have combined for 56 hits and 34 RBI. Tyler Anderson gets the ball, and he is 3-0 with a 2.78 ERA and 22 strikeouts this season. Anderson is 2-1 with a 3.13 ERA and 21 strikeouts in his career against the Phillies.
The Phillies are 6-14 in their last 20 road games and 2-6 in their last 8 overall. The Dodgers are 41-10 in their last 51 home games and 67-26 in their last 93 overall. The under is 5-1 in Phillies last 6 games as an underdog. The over is 4-1-1 in Dodgers last 6 overall. The Phillies are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in Los Angeles and 4-9 in the last 13 meetings.
Zack Wheeler has been hittable this season, and he’s been at his worse on the road, where he’s allowed eight hits and seven runs. Tyler Anderson has allowed 17 hits and seven runs in 22.2 innings while striking out 22. Anderson has a 2.00 ERA and .212 allowed batting average in nine innings at home. Two teams heading in different directions overall. Give me the Dodgers and the reasonable price.