MLB Odds: D-Backs vs. Brewers
The Milwaukee Brewers will play host to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday in the second game of their National League Division Series.
The Brewers will be looking to lean on their sluggers in this best-of-five series; Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder combined to hit 71 home runs and drive in 231 runs for the team this season.
Baseball odds makers opened the Brewers as -150 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.
The Brewers - Diamondbacks odds would favor the Brewers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Milwaukee is rated No. 2 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Arizona is at No. 12 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Diamondbacks rank No. 11 in the National League at 8.4 hits per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 7 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Diamondbacks own the National League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, Arizona was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Brewers. Bettors on Milwaukee at -137 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Diamondbacks were saddled with a loss last time out in Ian Kennedy's start, as they lost 4-1 against Milwaukee on Saturday at Miller Park.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few Diamondbacks at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Arizona's last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games at home
Arizona home to Milwaukee, Tuesday, October 4