Atlanta Braves vs Arizona Diamondbacks in MLB odds
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Atlanta Braves Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Atlanta and Arizona on Saturday, with the host Braves trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Braves will turn to Tim Hudson and his 4-7 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Diamondbacks send Ian Kennedy (3-4) to the hill.
The visitors were +-144 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Braves at No. 8 in the National League and the Diamondbacks at No. 4 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Atlanta's No. 7-rated National League offense, averaging 4.1 runs per game, against a Diamondbacks defense that ranks No. 6 in the National League at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Braves have averaged 8.1 hits per game so far, less than Diamondbacks batters have averaged on the year (8.9 hits per game).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Atlanta has the National League's No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Diamondbacks own the National League's No. 6 mark in runs allowed.
The Diamondbacks were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -170 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Arizona didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Julio Teheran in a losing cause, 3-0, against Atlanta on Friday.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Arizona are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Diamondbacks at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's 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 11 of Arizona's last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Arizona's last 12 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games
Atlanta is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games at home
Atlanta is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Arizona
Arizona at Atlanta, Sunday, June 30