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The Philadelphia Phillies and the Arizona Diamondbacks will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Chase Field.
The Phillies will trot Tyler Cloyd out to the mound in this one. Righthander Cloyd has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.
Cloyd's opponent in this one will be Ian Kennedy. The Diamondbacks righthander has a 5.19 ERA to go along with a 1-3 record this season.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -117 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Philadelphia has lost 2 straight games.
Arizona has won 4 straight games.
Philadelphia: 16-20 SU
Arizona: 20-15 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 16 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games at home
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Arizona home to Philadelphia, Saturday, May 11