D-Backs continue set in Washington
The Arizona Diamondbacks will be up against Jordan Zimmermann on Wednesday night as they continue their MLB betting series on the road against the Washington Nationals.
Zimmermann sits at 10-3 with a 2.26 ERA on the season, and he held the Rockies to one unearned run over eight innings of work in his most recent start. The righthander is 1-2 with a 2.75 ERA over his three career outings against the Diamondbacks.
The match puts starter Wade Miley for the Diamondbacks on the hill; Miley brings a 4-6 mark to the game.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 10-rated Nationals and the league No. 4-ranked Diamondbacks, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 14-rated National League offense, averaging 3.6 runs per game, against a Diamondbacks defense that ranks No. 6 in the National League at 4.1 in runs allowed per game. The Nationals have averaged 7.8 hits per game so far, less than Diamondbacks batters have averaged on the year (9 hits per game).
Comparing defensive stats, Arizona owns the National League's No. 7-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.
The Diamondbacks were a 7-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. Arizona suffered a 7-5 loss against Washington on Tuesday, as Trevor Cahill wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Nationals Park.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Diamondbacks at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Arizona's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games
Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Arizona
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Arizona at Washington, Thursday, June 27