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ROGERS' MLB LATE NIGHT SHOWDOWN >>> 125-89 MLB YTD

ROGERS' MLB LATE NIGHT SHOWDOWN >>> 125-89 MLB YTD

San Diego vs. LA Dodgers, 08/01/2019 22:10 EDT, Score: 2 - 8

Point Spread: -1½/+103 LA Dodgers

Sportsbook: PinnacleSports

Result: Win

The set-up: No need to overthink this one. The Dodgers return home and hand the ball to their ace Clayton Kershaw and I think he and the hard-hitting home side are worth laying the 1.5 runs for the pick-em price. The scuffling visiting side goes with Joey Lucchesi.

The pitchers: Lucchesi (7-5, 4.12 ERA) is 1-0 with a 4.76 ERA vs. the Dodgers this year, after join 0-3 with a 6.75 ERA last season.

Kershaw (9-2, 2.85) is 1-0 with a 3.15 ERA in three starts vs. the Padres this year and he’s 19-6 with a 2.00 ERA in 37 career match ups.

The pick: San Diego won three in a row in LA in early July, so the home side won’t be taking anything for granted. Despite losing their last two home games, the Dodgers are still an impressive 40-14 at Chavez Ravine. Look for Kershaw to easily get the better of Lucchesi.

LA Dodgers -1.5 9* play


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