Why we like the Diamondbacks tonight at +131...the DBacks are rolling right now winning their last 6 of 7 games while averaging 5.9 rpg and allowing 2.7 rpg during this period. On the other side, the Phillies have lost their last 5 of 7 games while averaging 2.4 rpg and allowing 3.3 rpg during this period. When we take a look at this pitching matchup we have a similar type matchup with the slight edge going to Joe Saunders who has been pitching well all year on the road. Saunders comes in with a 2.44 road era where he has not allowed more than 3 runs in a game all year on the road. Saunders has also been pitching well as of late where he has allowed 15 hits through his last 20 innings on 19 K's and 7 BBs. Saunders last road start came on July 19th IN Cincinnati where he allowed just 3 runs through 6 innings on just 4 hits. This is a Phillies lineup that has a combined 68 ABs off of Saunders with a .235 average. The Phillies will be pitching Roy Halladay who we faded last start and was profitable with a plus money win. Tonight, Halladay will be at home where he has posted a 4.27 home era this year and has allowed a combined 11 runs through his last 12 innings at home on 17 hits and 3 HRs. This Diamondbacks lineup has a combined 88 ABs off of Halladay with a .250 average. This Phillies team has lost their last 2 games against LHP and on the season, they average just 3.3 rpg with a .232 average. In a game that could come down to the bullpens, the edge goes to Arizona with their 2.51 road era compared to the Phillies home era of 4.18. A few trends to consider are that the Phillies are 4-13 on Saturdays and are 12-22 against LHP. We will play on the Diamondbacks at +131.
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BOL tonight SC. Phils seem to have given up now.
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Agree with you, Jeff. Best of luck on your plays.
Get 'em, bro. Like them both
Get 'em, Pregamers!
Good luck my friend
Thanks, everyone...Best of luck to you all as well tonight!