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The Arizona Diamondbacks will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Saturday when they take on the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Josh Collmenter will be the starting pitcher for the Diamondbacks on this day. Right hander Collmenter is 8-5 this season with a 3.64 ERA.
Collmenter's opponent in this one will be Cliff Lee. The Phillies left hander has a 3.66 ERA to go along with a 4-5 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Phillies as -152-moneyline favorites versus the Diamondbacks, while the game's total opened at 7.5
The Diamondbacks were a 9-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at +111 on the moneyline, while the total score (14) was good news for OVER bettors.
Team record: 44-59
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games
Arizona is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Team record: 45-58
Philadelphia is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 12 games
Philadelphia is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games at home
Arizona at Philadelphia Sunday, July 27