Atlanta Braves host Arizona Diamondbacks in baseball action
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Atlanta Braves Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Atlanta and Arizona on Friday, with the host Braves trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Atlanta hands the ball to starter Julio Teheran in this one and he'll try to improve on his 5-4 mark on the year. Arizona counters with Randall Delgado, who will try to quiet the fans and the Braves bats at the same time.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Braves as -160 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
This game puts the Braves, most recently No. 8 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Diamondbacks, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Atlanta has the National League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.1 hits per game. The Diamondbacks average 9 hits per game, good for No. 4 on the National League list.
Comparing defensive stats, Arizona owns the National League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 4.1 runs per game on the highway. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.
Arizona won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Nationals on June 27. Bettors who backed the Diamondbacks at +131 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Arizona won a close affair on Thursday in their last outing, defeating Washington 3-2 in extra innings at Nationals Park.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at +115 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Atlanta lost in extra innings against the Royals on Wednesday as Kansas City edged them 4-3 at Kauffman Stadium.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Arizona are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 3-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Diamondbacks at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Arizona's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Arizona's last 11 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
Atlanta is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 11 games when playing at home against Arizona
Arizona at Atlanta, Saturday, June 29