Wade Miley vs Kyle Lohse matchup featured in MLB action
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Arizona Diamondbacks invade Miller Park on Friday.
Wade Miley gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Diamondbacks on this day; he's 0-0 on the season. The Brewers, meanwhile, will counter with Kyle Lohse, who will be looking to improve on his 0-0 mark.
Sportsbooks had set the Brewers as -115 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.
This game puts the Brewers, most recently No. 7 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Diamondbacks, who rate a National League No. 10 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Milwaukee's No. 6 ranked National League offense (4 runs per game) against a Diamondbacks defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 in the National League at 5.7 runs allowed per game. The Brewers have been averaging 8.7 hits per game, less than the Diamondbacks have managed so far this season (11.7 hits on average).
Defensively, Arizona features the National League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 runs per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the National League at home, scoring 4 runs per game.
In their last action, Arizona was a 10-9 winner at home against the Cardinals. Bettors on Arizona at -108 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (19) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Arizona needed extra innings to get the job done against the Cardinals on Wednesday as the Diamondbacks defeated them 10-9 at Chase Field.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 7-3 loser as they battled the Rockies at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at +129 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Brewers endured a 7-3 loss at the hands of the Rockies on Wednesday, with Wily Peralta throwing 5 1/3 innings of 6-hit ball at Miller Park.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Diamondbacks at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Arizona's last 14 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
Arizona is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home
Milwaukee is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games at home
Arizona at Milwaukee, Saturday, April 6