Los Angeles Dodgers vs Philadelphia Phillies: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

When: Tuesday, July 16th at 7:05 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Phillies TV/Radio: Fox Sports Philadelphia, KCSP 610 AM. Dodgers TV/Radio: SportsNet LA, KLAC 570 AM.

Team Notes

Los Angeles Dodgers

The Dodgers took on their 2018 World Series opponent this weekend and took two of three, including a 12-inning thriller, winning 7-4 on Sunday night.

Los Angeles will be hard pressed to miss the playoffs with a >99.9% probability to get to the postseason and a 28.6% shot to take the 2019 World Series.

The Dodgers are 13-10 to win the NL title and 13-4 to win the 2019 World Series.

Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies took a tumble last weekend, losing two of three in a very important series against Washington, putting them further back in the NL Wild Card race.

Philadelphia has a 17.1% chance of making the playoffs and a 0.1% to take the World Series title according to Baseball Reference.

The Phillies have dropped to 12-1 to win the National League and have fallen to 28-1 to win the World Series.

Pitcher Notes

Los Angeles Dodgers: Walker Buehler (8-1, 3.46 ERA)

Buehler threw seven innings against Arizona in his last start, allowing nine hits and three earned runs in a 5-4 win. The right-hander also struck out nine hitters in the victory.

  • In June, Buehler struck out 46 batters in 36.2 innings, posting a 2.45 ERA over the month.
  • The Dodgers starter has only thrown at least seven innings in five of his last six starts.
  • In his last six starts, Buehler has only allowed only four home runs to opposing hitters.

Phillies: Vince Velasquez (2-5, 4.63 ERA)

In Velasquez’s last start, the righty threw five innings, allowing just two runs on a homer, while striking out three over 79 pitches.

  • Velasquez’s 7-2 win in his last start broke a six-game losing streak for the Phillies in games he started.
  • The right-hander has started four of his last five games on the road.
  • Velasquez has thrown 14.1 innings in his last three outings, allowing seven runs and one home run per game.

Hitter Notes

Los Angeles Dodgers

After scoring one run on Friday, the Dodgers scored 18 runs over the weekend, winning both road games at Fenway by scores of 11-2 and 7-4.

  • 3B Justin Turner is 3 for 9 off Velasquez with one homer and three RBI.
  • 1B/OF Cody Bellinger is 2 for 3 against the Phillies’ righty with one walk.
  • 1B David Freese is 3 for 7 against Velasquez with two solo homers and one walk.

Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies lost two of three games this weekend to the Nationals and were outscored 11-7 in the three-game set.

  • 1B Rhys Hoskins is 1 for 2 against Buehler with a solo homer and a walk.
  • C J.T. Realmuto is 2 for 6 versus the Dodgers’ righty with a one strike out.
  • UTIL Scott Kingery is 1 for 2 against Buehler with a solo homer.

Roster Notes

Los Angeles Dodgers

  • SS Corey Seager was activated for the Boston series after his 10-day IL stint for a hamstring pull.
  • OF A.J. Pollock made his return from the 10-day IL and hit two home runs this weekend.
  • SP Rich Hill hopes to return in September from a muscle strain in his forearm.

Philadelphia Phillies

  • OF Odubel Herrera will remain suspended for the rest of 2019 by MLB after a domestic violence accusation.
  • SP Jared Eickhoff’s biceps strain has him on the 10-day IL.
  • RP Juan Nicasio is recovering from a strained groin and remains on the 10-day IL.

Game Odds Dodgers vs Phillies

If you are in New Jersey, visit 888SportBetStars or playMGM to bet on the Dodgers vs Phillies. Below are the latest odds. Good luck!


SportsbookDodgersPHI PhilliesLink
888Sport NJ-200+163
BetStars NJ-200+160

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Total Runs

Sportsbook Over   Under Link
888Sport NJ9.5   -117 9.5  -105
BetStars NJ7.5   +2107.5   -225
playMGM9.5    -1159.5   -105

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Run Line

SportsbookDodgers -1.5PHI Phillies +1.5Link
888Sport NJ-122+102
BetStars NJ-400+320 


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