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Milwaukee Brewers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
The Diamondbacks get a visit from the Milwaukee Brewers in baseball action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
Wade Miley gets the call for the Arizona Diamondbacks and he will try to build on a 5-7 mark. In the other dugout, Yovani Gallardo brings a 7-8 ledger to the game for the Brewers as he tries to quiet the Diamondbacks bats.
This game matches up the No. 3 (Diamondbacks) and the No. 13 (Brewers) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Arizona's National League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 4.2 runs per game, against a Brewers offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Diamondbacks have averaged 9 hits per game to date this season, more than the Brewers hitters have managed (8.8 per nine innings).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Arizona has the National League's No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the National League's No. 15 mark in runs allowed.
Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Reds on July 10. Bettors who backed the Reds at -170 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Milwaukee looks to rebound from a loss to the Reds, who beat them 6-2 on Wednesday behind a start from Mike Leake at Miller Park.
Last time out for Arizona, they were a 7-5 loser as they battled the Dodgers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at +100 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Arizona lost in extra innings against the Dodgers on Wednesday as Los Angeles edged them 7-5 at Chase Field.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 8-2
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few Brewers at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing Arizona
Milwaukee is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Arizona's last 13 games at home
Arizona is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games
Milwaukee at Arizona, Friday, July 12