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Arizona Diamondbacks vs Atlanta Braves Betting Matchup Report

Atlanta BravesArizona Diamondbacks
May 18, 9:40 PM | GrassChase Field

Atlanta Braves vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds

25-19TEAM RECORD18-23

MLB wagering interest swings to the Arizona vs Atlanta battle on Wednesday at Chase Field as the Diamondbacks try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

It's a pitching duel between Joe Saunders for the Diamondbacks (0-5 on the year) and Julio Teheran for Atlanta (0-1 so far).

View Atlanta vs Arizona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 110 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 9.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Diamondbacks at No. 14 in the National League and the Braves at No. 1 in the National League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Arizona's No. 5-rated National League offense, averaging 4.3 runs per game, against a Braves defense that ranks No. 1 in the National League at 3.2 in runs allowed per game. The Diamondbacks have averaged 8.1 hits per game so far, less than Braves batters have averaged on the year (8.2 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the National League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 2.8 runs per game on the highway. Arizona, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

The Braves were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -163 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. Atlanta won a close affair on Tuesday in their last outing, defeating Houston 3-1 in extra innings at Turner Field.

In their last action, Arizona was a 6-1 winner at home against the Padres. Bettors on Arizona at -148 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Arizona got the job done in their last match in a 6-1 victory over San Diego on Tuesday at Chase Field behind starter Daniel Hudson.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Houston are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

A few Braves at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 9 games when playing Arizona
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Arizona's last 9 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games

Next up:
Atlanta at Arizona, Thursday, May 19