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Philadelphia sends Cole Hamels vs Wade Miley in Phillies vs Diamondbacks game

Arizona DiamondbacksPhiladelphia Phillies
Aug 23, 7:05 PM | GrassCitizens Bank Park

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

65-61TEAM RECORD57-70

The visiting Diamondbacks hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to steal a win at Citizens Bank Park against the Philadelphia Phillies.

For the Phillies, Cole Hamels gets the ball, charged with keeping the Diamondbacks hitters off the base paths. He'll face Wade Miley, 9-8 on the year.

View Arizona vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Philadelphia sat as -118 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 7.5, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Phillies, most recently No. 14 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Diamondbacks, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 14-rated National League offense, averaging 3.7 runs per game, against a Diamondbacks defense that ranks No. 8 in the National League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The Phillies have averaged 8.4 hits per game so far, less than Diamondbacks batters have averaged on the year (9 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Philadelphia has the National League's No. 15-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Diamondbacks own the National League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Arizona, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -185 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Arizona looks to rebound from a loss to the Reds, who beat them 2-1 on Thursday behind a start from Mat Latos at Great American Ball Park.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Rockies at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -127 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Phillies grabbed a win last time out, defeating Chad Bettis and the Rockies 5-4 on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park.

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 3-7
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Diamondbacks at Phillies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Arizona is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing Arizona
Philadelphia is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Arizona
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Arizona at Philadelphia, Saturday, August 24

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