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The Philadelphia Phillies and the Arizona Diamondbacks will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Chase Field.
Lefthander Cliff Lee will take the mound for the Phillies to start this game. Lee is 3-2 this season with a 3.26 ERA.
It'll be Trevor Cahill toeing the rubber for the Diamondbacks in this contest. Righthander Cahill is 2-3 with a 2.80 ERA so far this season.
The Phillies were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at -155 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Philadelphia has lost 3 straight games.
Arizona has won 5 straight games.
Philadelphia: 16-21 SU
Arizona: 21-15 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona are 3-7
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 17 games on the road
Philadelphia is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Arizona home to Philadelphia, Sunday, May 12