Ethan Martin faces Randall Delgado in MLB odds action
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Arizona Diamondbacks invade Citizens Bank Park on Saturday.
Ethan Martin will take the mound for Philadelphia, and he'll carry a 2-2 record into the contest. Randall Delgado gets the ball for Arizona; he's 4-4 so far this season.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Phillies as +108 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 14-ranked Phillies and the National League No. 4-rated Diamondbacks in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Philadelphia and its National League No. 14-rated batting order, averaging 3.8 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 5 lineup of the Diamondbacks at 4.3 runs per outing.
Defensively, Arizona features the National League's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.3 runs per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the National League at home, scoring 4 runs per game.
Arizona lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Phillies on August 23. Bettors who backed the Phillies at -119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Arizona didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-3 to Philadelphia on Friday at Citizens Bank Park.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Diamondbacks at Phillies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
Arizona is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Philadelphia is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Arizona
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Arizona
Arizona at Philadelphia, Sunday, August 25