Ian Kennedy Diamondbacks at Home vs Atlanta in MLB Clash
Atlanta Braves vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
Atlanta pays a visit to Arizona on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Diamondbacks bats in baseball action at Chase Field.
The Diamondbacks will turn to Ian Kennedy and his 1-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Braves send Tim Hudson (4-2) to the hill.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 2-ranked Diamondbacks and the National League No. 9-rated Braves in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Arizona's No. 8-rated National League offense, averaging 4.1 runs per game, against a Braves defense that ranks No. 2 in the National League at 3.6 in runs allowed per game. The Diamondbacks have averaged 8.6 hits per game so far, more than Braves batters have averaged on the year (8 hits per game).
Defensively, Atlanta features the National League's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Arizona, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the National League at home, scoring 3.6 runs per game.
Atlanta lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Diamondbacks on May 14. Bettors who backed the Diamondbacks at -135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Braves were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Arizona staff and losing 2-0 to the Diamondbacks on Tuesday at Chase Field.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Braves at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Atlanta's last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Atlanta's last 11 games
Atlanta is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games at home
Arizona is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta home to LA Dodgers, Friday, May 17
Arizona at Miami, Friday, May 17