Los Angeles
Dodgers
Stadium Dodger Stadium
106-56 Overall | NL WEST 1st
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Dodgers.2578862793.37
Schedule
Regular season
Wed  9/18
vs
Rays
L / 117-8
Fri  9/20
vs
Rockies
W12-5
Sat  9/21
vs
Rockies
L2-4
Sun  9/22
vs
Rockies
W7-4
Tue  9/24
@
Padres
W6-3
Wed  9/25
@
Padres
W6-4
Thu  9/26
@
Padres
W1-0
Fri  9/27
@
Giants
W9-2
Sat  9/28
@
Giants
W2-0
Sun  9/29
@
Giants
W9-0
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Oddsmakers have the Dodgers as the favorite to win the World Series. If futures lines were not heavily juiced, the Dodgers would be a good betting value. Their 27.2% chance to win the World Series (based on simulations) is #1 in the league. In simulations, they win the NL 45.8% of the time and are not a good value at 4/7, 63.6%. They are projected to win 105 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 92.5. The Dodgers have won their division and are in the playoffs. They were a -1000 'favorite' to make the playoffs in the preseason. Their preseason chances to win the division were 94.1% at 2/9, 81.8%. Based on wins per simulation they are projected to have the best record in the NL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 139 games, their expected win percentage is 61% based on the money line odds. At 89-50 they are in line with these expectations. Money line betters would be up big taking them in every game (+181 units). They are not good against the spread (66-73) for a -811 loss. Their under-over record is 67-66 with 6 pushes. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Colorado Rockies. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their average run differential is +1.56 which ranks #1 in the NL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #1 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats). This is the same ranking they have among home teams. They are trending down. Their average run differential in their past 13 games is +0.54 (#4 over this stretch).

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Cody Bellinger who is projected to be the #6 first baseman / DH the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
75 Alexander, Scott RP6-219007/10/19895No College
52 Baez, Pedro RP6-023003/11/19886No College
15 Barnes, Austin C5-1019012/28/19895Arizona State
45 Beaty, Matt 1B6-021004/28/19931No College
35 Bellinger, Cody RF6-421307/13/19953No College
21 Buehler, Walker SP6-217507/28/19943Vanderbilt
64 Ferguson, Caleb RP6-321507/02/19962No College
51 Floro, Dylan RP6-220512/27/19904No College
25 Freese, David 1B6-222004/28/198311No College
63 Garcia, Yimi RP6-122008/18/19905No College
46 Gonsolin, Tony SP6-320505/14/19941No College
26 Gyorko, Jedd 3B5-1020009/23/19887West Virginia
14 Hernandez, Enrique 2B5-1120008/24/19916No College
44 Hill, Rich SP6-522003/11/198015Michigan
74 Jansen, Kenley RP6-527509/30/198710No College
17 Kelly, Joe RP6-119006/09/19888No College
22 Kershaw, Clayton SP6-322803/19/198812No College
56 Kolarek, Adam RP6-320501/14/19893Maryland
48 Lux, Gavin 2B6-217011/23/19971No College
18 Maeda, Kenta SP6-017604/11/19884No College
55 Martin, Russell C5-1020502/15/198314No College
85 May, Dustin RP6-618009/06/19971No College
13 Muncy, Max 2B6-021008/25/19904Baylor
9 Negron, Kristopher RF6-019002/01/19866No College
31 Pederson, Joc LF6-122004/21/19926No College
11 Pollock, A.J. CF6-119512/05/19878Notre Dame
43 Rios, Edwin 1B6-322004/21/19941No College
99 Ryu, Hyun-Jin SP6-223003/25/19876No College
65 Sadler, Casey RP6-320507/13/19904No College
76 Sborz, Josh RP6-322512/17/19931Virginia
5 Seager, Corey SS6-421504/27/19945No College
16 Smith, Will C6-020003/28/19951Louisville
68 Stripling, Ross RP6-319011/23/19894Texas A&M
3 Taylor, Chris LF6-120408/29/19906Virginia
60 Toles, Andrew CF5-919205/24/19923No College
10 Turner, Justin 3B5-1120511/23/198411No College
7 Urias, Julio RP6-021508/12/19964No College
61 Verdugo, Alex CF6-020905/15/19963No College
28 White, Tyler 1B5-1122110/29/19904No College