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Philadelphia Phillies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
The Arizona Diamondbacks look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Phillies arrive at Chase Field on Friday.
It's a pitching duel between Ian Kennedy for the Diamondbacks (1-3 on the year) and Tyler Cloyd for Philadelphia (0-0 so far).
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Diamondbacks rated this week at No. 2 and the Phillies sitting at No. 13.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has the National League's No. 7-rated offensive output, at 8.7 hits per game. The Phillies average 7.8 hits per game, good for No. 13 on the National League list.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Arizona has the National League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the National League's No. 12 mark in runs allowed.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -117 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Phillies endured a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Diamondbacks on Thursday, with Cole Hamels throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Chase Field.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After a win are 6-4
A few Phillies at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 16 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games at home
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia at Arizona, Saturday, May 11