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Bud Norris out to silence Diamondbacks bats in MLB contest

Arizona DiamondbacksHouston Astros
May 28, 7:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Houston Astros Odds

27-24TEAM RECORD19-32

The Astros get a visit from the Arizona Diamondbacks in baseball action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Zach Duke, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Diamondbacks, while the Astros trot Bud Norris to the mound in this one. He is 2-3 so far in 2011.

View Arizona vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Houston sat as -135 favorites. The total was set at 7.5.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Astros, most recently No. 15 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Diamondbacks, who rate a National League No. 12 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Diamondbacks rank No. 9 in the National League at 8.4 hits per game. That compares with Houston’s No. 4 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Arizona owns the National League's No. 7-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

Arizona was a 7-6 winner in its last match on the road against the Astros. They won as -133 favorites, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors. The Diamondbacks enjoyed a 7-6 victory at the expense of the Astros on Friday, with Daniel Hudson throwing 6 innings of 8-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Diamondbacks at Astros trends to consider:
Arizona is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Arizona is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston
Arizona is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing at home against Arizona
Houston is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games

Next up:
Arizona at Houston, Sunday, May 29

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