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Dodgers vs Diamondbacks: Latest Betting Odds, Predictions and Picks for September 22

The Dodgers have lost two straight games to the DBacks, splitting the first four of this five-game series. Tonight’s rubber match pits Julio Urias against Zac Gallen in a battle of likely top-five Cy Young finishers.

Urias is 17-7 with three starts left, so he needs the win tonight to have a chance at his second straight 20-win season. He also leads the National League with a 2.27 ERA. He has faced the DBacks once this year, allowing one run on one hit (a solor homer to Nick Ahmed) in six innings in a no-decision back in April.

Gallen is 12-3 with a 2.52 ERA, having pitched 44 consecutive scoreless innings before allowing five earned runs in 11.1 innings over his last two starts. He also got a no-decision in that same game in April, throwing six shutout innings against Urias in a game the the DBacks ultimately won, 3-1.

Team Games (W/L)

  • Dodgers against the spread (ATS) this season: 91-58 (per
  • Diamondbacks ATS: 85-64-1

Betting Odds

According to FanDuel, the Dodgers are heavy favorites to win the game, as of 11:00 am PT. Los Angeles is listed at (-225) to win outright, with the DBacks at (+188). The Dodgers are listed at (+105) to cover the 1.5-run spread, with Arizona at (-126) to cover. The over-under is set at 7 runs, with the over at (-112) and the under at (-108).

Dodgers Player Props

Will Smith is the favorite to homer for the Dodgers at (+390), with Mookie Betts (+400), Freddie Freeman (+440), Max Muncy (+440), and Trea Turner (+450) not far behind. Gavin Lux is a decent longshot bet to homer at (+750).

First pitch is set for 7:10 pm PT. The game will be broadcast on SportsNetLA, with Bally Sports Arizona carrying the game for Dodger fans living in enemy territory. It will also be on MLB Network for out-of-market subscribers.

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Jeff Snider

Jeff was born into a Dodgers family in Southern California and is now raising a Dodgers family of his own in Utah. During his previous career as an executive at a technology company, he began writing about baseball in his spare time. After leaving corporate America in 2014, he started doing it professionally. Jeff wrote and edited for Baseball Essential for years before joining Dodgers Nation. He's also the co-host of the Locked On Dodgers podcast, a daily podcast that brings the smart fan's perspective on our Boys in Blue. Jeff has a degree in English from Brigham Young University. Favorite Player: Clayton Kershaw Favorite Moment: Kirk Gibson's homer will always have a place, but Kershaw's homer on Opening Day 2013 might be the winner.

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