Atlanta Braves vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Preview
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Atlanta Braves Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at Turner Field on Tuesday as host Atlanta battles the Arizona Diamondbacks in baseball odds action.
Daniel Hudson gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Diamondbacks on this day; he's 3-1 on the season. The Braves, meanwhile, will counter with Tim Hudson, who will be looking to improve on his 5-3 mark.
Atlanta opened as -155 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.
This game puts the Braves, most recently No. 6 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Diamondbacks, who rate a National League No. 10 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Atlanta's No. 3 ranked National League offense (4.5 runs per game) against a Diamondbacks defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 7 in the National League at 4.2 runs allowed per game. The Braves have been averaging 8.8 hits per game, less than the Diamondbacks have managed so far this season (8.9 hits on average).
Defensively, Arizona features the National League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.3 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the National League at home, scoring 4.5 runs per game.
The Diamondbacks were a 5-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at -154 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Diamondbacks enjoyed a 5-1 victory at the expense of the Cubs on Sunday, with Wade Miley throwing 8 innings of 3-hit ball at Chase Field.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 9-4 loser as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -110 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Braves endured a 9-4 loss at the hands of the Red Sox on Sunday, with Mike Minor throwing 4 2/3 innings of 6-hit ball at Fenway Park.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 8-2
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Diamondbacks at Braves trends to consider:
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 9 games
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Arizona
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 at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing at home against Arizona
Arizona at Atlanta, Wednesday, June 27