Gallen is expected to start hosting Los Angeles, Arizona

Los Angeles Dodgers (99-55, second in NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (49-105, fifth in NL West)

Phoenix; Saturday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING LIKELIHOODS: Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw (10-7, 3.27 ERA, .97 WHIP, 140 strikeouts) Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (2-10, 4.53 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 125 strikeouts)

LINE: Diamondbacks +1 98, Dodgers -239; Over / Under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Arizona and Los Angeles face each other on Saturday.

The Diamondbacks are 29-47 in their home seat. Arizona has a collective batting average of 0.234 this season, led by Josh Rojas with an average of 0.264.

The Dodgers are 47-32 in street games. Los Angeles has a collective on-base percentage of .325, led by Will Smith with a mark of .370.

The Dodgers won the last meeting 4-2. Tony Gonsolin took his fourth win and AJ Pollock went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Los Angeles. Humberto Castellanos suffered his second defeat for Arizona.

TOP PERFORMER: Rojas leads the Diamondbacks with 45 additional base hits and is .414.

Max Muncy leads the Dodgers with 35 homers and 90 RBI.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Diamondbacks: 2-8, .221 batting average, 5.60 ERA, exceeded by 25 runs

Dodgers: 8-2, 0.287 batting average, 3.30 ERA, outperformed opponents by 15 runs

INJURIES: Diamondbacks: Kevin Ginkel: (elbow), Tyler Gilbert: (elbow), Chris Devenski: (elbow), Kole Calhoun: (thigh), Seth Beer: (shoulder).

Dodgers: Jimmie Sherfy: (elbow), Evan Phillips: (quad), Jimmy Nelson: (elbow), Dustin May: (elbow), Tommy Kahnle: (elbow), Cole Hamels: (arm), Caleb Ferguson: (elbow) , Danny Duffy: (forearm), Garrett Cleavinger: (oblique), Scott Alexander: (shoulder), Chris Taylor: (neck), Cody Bellinger: (rib), Edwin Rios: (shoulder), Sheldon Neuse: (not known) .


The Associated Press created this story with the technology of Data Skrive and data from Sports Radar.

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