Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers Game 1 5-17-22

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers Game 1 5/17/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers Game 1 5/17/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The Arizona Diamondbacks will go against the Los Angeles Angels in MLB Game 1 in Dodger Stadium, CA, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 3:10 PM ET.

 

Instead of Merrill Kelly, Tyler Gilbert will start the first game. Gilbert performed admirably in both of his outings. He gave up only one run in 5.2 innings against the Nationals in his season debut, and he pitched three innings against the Dodgers last time out.

 

In 40 innings of work last season, the veteran had a 3.15 ERA and a 1.03 WHIP. This year in the Minors, he underperformed, giving up 19 runs in 15 innings.

 

Ketel Marte finally broke out of his rut at the plate, hitting.338 with a 1.03 OPS in April. On the year, the 28-year-old second baseman is hitting .210 with 9 RBIs and a .665 OPS. Last month, he went 0 for 10 against the Dodgers.

 

The Diamondbacks are generating 3.54 runs per game, which ranks them 25th in the league. The pitching staff has a 3.53 team ERA, which ranks 10th in the majors.

 

  • The total went UNDER in 7 of Arizona’s last 10 matches.
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks are 5-15 SU in their last 20 matches against LA Dodgers.
  • The total went OVER in 7 of Arizona’s last 8 matches on the road.

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Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers Game 1 Predictions 5/17/2022

 

In game one of the DH, the Dodgers will either start Ryan Pepiot or go with a bullpen start. Pepiot pitched three scoreless innings against the Pirates in a 5-3 loss for the Dodgers in his major league debut.

 

In 26.1 innings of work in Triple-A, the rookie right-hander had a 2.05 ERA and 1.14 WHIP while compiling a 2-0 record. The Dodgers’ bullpen has a 3.14 ERA and a 1.02 WHIP, making it one of the best in baseball.

 

Justin Turner swung a scorching bat in his previous six games, driving in a staggering 10 runs. The veteran third baseman struggled this season, hitting just.210 with 23 RBIs and a.589 OPS.

 

This year, he’s only 1 for 8 versus Diamondbacks pitchers. With 5.27 runs per game, the Dodgers continue to lead the Majors. The pitching rotation is also top, with a team ERA of 2.74.

 

  • The total went OVER in 5 of the LA Dodgers’ previous 5 matches.
  • The total went UNDER in 4 of the LA Dodgers’ last 5 matches against Arizona.
  • The total went OVER in 6 of the LA Dodgers’ last 6 matches at home.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers Game 1. The MLB pick for this game is the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks were recently on a roll, sweeping eight of their past 12 games.

 

The Dodgers are in trouble. They dropped two of three to the Pirates before losing three of four to the Phillies. Furthermore, in his little time with the big club this year, Arizona starter Tyler Gilbert pitched effectively, allowing two runs on five hits in 8.2 innings, including a good showing against the Dodgers.

 

In this DH, the D-Backs will not face Buehler or Urias, and Kershaw will stay on the IL. In the lone series this year, Arizona captured two of three games against the Dodgers. The Dodgers will win to a predicted score of 5-4

 

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MLB Starting Time: 3:10 PM (EDT)

 

Location: Dodger Stadium, CA

 

Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

 

TV: BSAZ

 

MLB Odds: Los Angeles Dodgers -124

 

MLB Totals: 8.5

 

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