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MLB Pick LA Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Odds Prediction Preview 7-9-2013

The second place 43-45 LA Dodgers will continue their NL West series against the first place 47-42 Arizona Diamondbacks in a Major League Baseball game on Tuesday night.

First pitch from Arizona is set for 9:40PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the MLB Extra Innings channel.

The MLB odds from this NL game have the home side Arizona Diamondbacks favored by -119 odds with the return on the road underdog LA Dodgers at +109 odds. The run total is lined at 8 ½ runs.

Starting for the LA Dodgers will be newest Dodger Ricky Nolasco to work his nineteenth game this season. Nolasco as a Miami Marlin went 5-8 this season with an ERA of 3.85 and WHIP of 1.22. He has allowed three earned runs or less in seven of nine starts. He last worked on Wednesday and allowed two earned runs and six hits in seven innings pitched in a road win at Atlanta. Nolasco comes to the Dodgers after a trade with Miami. The Dodgers have won two straight and seven of nine games after taking game one of this series by the score of 6-1 as a +102 road underdog. The total landed under 8 ½ runs.

Arizona will counter with righty starter Ian Kennedy who starts for the seventeenth time this season. Kennedy is 3-4 with an ERA of 5.16 and WHIP of 1.33. He has allowed two earned runs or less in three of four games. The Diamondbacks last threw on Thursday and gave up two earned runs and six hits in seven innings pitched on the road at the New York Mets. With the loss on Monday the Diamondbacks broke a five game losing streak.