Arizona Diamondbacks vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Preview
Philadelphia Phillies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
Philadelphia pays a visit to Arizona on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Diamondbacks bats in baseball action at Chase Field.
It's a pitching duel between Trevor Cahill for the Diamondbacks (2-3 on the year) and Cliff Lee for Philadelphia (3-2 so far).
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 2-ranked Diamondbacks and the National League No. 13-rated Phillies in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Arizona owns the No. 5 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.6 per game. By contrast, the Phillies are rated No. 13 in the same category at 7.8 per game.
Arizona owns the National League's No. 3 defense, allowing 3.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's National League No. 11-rated defense.
The Phillies were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at -155 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Phillies endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Diamondbacks on Friday, with Tyler Cloyd throwing 6 1/3 innings of 2-hit ball at Chase Field.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona are 3-7
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
A few Phillies at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 17 games on the road
Philadelphia is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Philadelphia at Arizona, Sunday, May 12