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Philadelphia PhilliesArizona Diamondbacks
May 9, 9:40 PM | GrassChase Field

Philadelphia Phillies vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds

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Arizona will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Philadelphia Phillies pay a visit to Chase Field.

Arizona sends Patrick Corbin out against Cole Hamels for the Phillies in this game. Corbin is 4-0 with a 1.80 ERA on the season, while Hamels is 1-4 on the year and has a 4.34 ERA.

View Philadelphia vs Arizona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Phillies listed as underdogs of +-125 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for updates at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Diamondbacks sit at No. 2 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Phillies sit at a National League No. 13 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Arizona's No. 5-rated National League offense, averaging 4.5 runs per game, against a Phillies defense that ranks No. 12 in the National League at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Diamondbacks have averaged 8.8 hits per game so far, more than Phillies batters have averaged on the year (7.9 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Arizona has the National League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the National League's No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Giants on May 8. Bettors who backed the Giants at -145 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia lost in extra innings against the Giants on Wednesday as San Francisco edged them 4-3 at AT&T Park.

Arizona was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Dodgers. They won as +163 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Arizona looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Dodgers, a 3-2 final on Wednesday in support of Wade Miley at Dodger Stadium.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Phillies at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Philadelphia's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Arizona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at Arizona, Friday, May 10

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