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Saturday MLB Odds LA Dodgers vs. Philadelphia Phillies Pick Prediction Preview 6-29-2013


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The 39-42 Philadelphia Phillies will continue their weekend series against the 36-43 LA Dodgers in a Major League Baseball game on Saturday night.

First pitch from Dodgers Stadium is slated for 10:10PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the MLB Extra Innings channel.

The MLB odds from this NL game have the road team Philadelphia Phillies favored by -108 odds with the return on the home underdog LA Dodgers at -102 odds. The run total is lined at 6 ½ runs.

The Phillies will send lefty Cliff Lee to the hill on Saturday to work his sixteenth game this season. Lee is 9-2 with an ERA of 2.51 and WHIP of 0.96. He has allowed two earned runs in each of his past three starts. The Philadelphia hurler last threw on Monday and allowed two earned runs and eight hits in eight innings of work at San Diego. Philadelphia evened this series at 1-1 following a 16-1 road victory against the Dodgers as a +141 betting odds underdog. The total landed over eight runs.

The Dodgers will counter with Hyun Jin Ryu to face the Phillies hitting lineup. Ryu is 6-3 in fifteen starts with an ERA of 2.85 and WHIP of 1.22. He has given up three earned runs or less in his past eight starts. Ryu worked on Monday and allowed one earned run and eight hits in 6 2/3rd innings pitched at home to San Francisco. With the Friday night loss the Dodgers broke a six game win streak.