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Philadelphia Phillies host Arizona Diamondbacks in baseball action

Arizona DiamondbacksPhiladelphia Phillies
Aug 17, 7:05 PM | GrassCitizens Bank Park

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

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The Arizona Diamondbacks will look to grab a road win when they take on the Phillies in Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday in baseball odds action.

Cliff Lee gets the call for the Philadelphia Phillies and he will try to build on a 12-7 mark. In the other dugout, Joe Saunders brings a 8-9 ledger to the game for the Diamondbacks as he tries to quiet the Phillies bats.

View Arizona vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Philadelphia sat as -240 favorites. The total was set at 7.5.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 1 (Phillies) and the No. 15 (Diamondbacks) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Philadelphia's National League No. 6-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a Diamondbacks offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.6 runs per game in the league. The Phillies have averaged 8.6 hits per game to date this season, more than the Diamondbacks hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).

Defensively, Arizona features the National League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the National League at home, scoring 4.5 runs per game.

The Diamondbacks were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at +220 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Diamondbacks grabbed a win last time out, defeating Roy Halladay and the Phillies 3-2 on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park.

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Arizona are 7-3
After playing Arizona are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1

A few Diamondbacks at Phillies trends to consider:
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Arizona's last 9 games on the road
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Arizona's last 10 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Arizona
Philadelphia is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing at home against Arizona
Philadelphia is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next up:
Arizona at Philadelphia, Thursday, August 18

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