Arizona Diamondbacks vs Philadelphia Phillies Game Odds

Rubby De La Rosa (9-5, 4.56 ERA) and Aaron Harang (5-12, 4.11 ERA) take the hill in the first of a three-game series between the Arizona Diamondbacks (54-56) and the Philadelphia Phillies (45-67) at Chase Field. Action begins at 6:40 p.m. ET on Monday, Aug. 10 and can be seen on CSPh and FSAZ.

De La Rosa pitched 5.0 innings in his most recent start, surrendering two runs, striking out three and walking three in an 11-4 win over the Nationals. Paul Goldschmidt (.337, 70 Rs, 22 HRs, 79 RBIs, 19 SBs) continued his strong play yesterday, going 3 for 4 with two runs and one RBI. Harang went 5.0 innings, surrendering four runs, striking out one and walking five in a 4-3 defeat to the Dodgers in his last outing. Ryan Howard (.235, 41 Rs, 19 HRs, 64 RBIs) went 1 for 5 yesterday with one RBI.

Arizona is a -173 favorite against Philadelphia and the Over/Under (O/U) for this game is sitting at eight runs. The Diamondbacks have an overall money line of +100 and a record as the favorite of 19-20. The Diamondbacks have no trouble scoring as they rank third in the NL in offense with 4.4 runs per game. The Diamondbacks are one of the best in the NL in terms of hits with an impressive 9.1 per game. Arizona is one of the best in the MLB in terms of steals, swiping 97 bases.

As for their opponent, Philadelphia is coming in with an overall money line of -519 and a disappointing record of 39-60 as the underdog. Offensively, the Phillies have really picked up the pace in the last 10 games. They have exceeded their season average of 3.7 runs per game by averaging 5.4 during that stretch.

The Phillies have the edge in the season series, 3-0. The Diamondbacks have a 41-41 record against right-handed starting pitchers on the year, which is what they’ll be facing when Harang takes the mound. De La Rosa (RHP) will be on the hill against the Phillies, who have a 34-52 record against right-handed starting pitchers.

Predictions: SU Winner – Ari, O/U – Over


Philadelphia has won 39% (21-33) of its games when leading after 7 innings. However, Arizona has won 54% (19-16) of its games when taking a late lead.

Having scored zero runs in their last game, the Phillies are going to have to up their game if they want to win this matchup. The Diamondbacks have an 8-0 record in games where opponents scored that many runs.

When they outhit their opponents, the Diamondbacks are 36-14. The Phillies have a 25-9 record when outhitting opponents.

Ranking 26th in runs, Philadelphia has earned 413 this season. Arizona ranks ninth with 478 runs.

Ranking 28th, Philadelphia is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 252 this season. Arizona ranks in the top 10 at eighth with 334.

When the Diamondbacks hit at least one home run, they are 36-22. When the Phillies hit at least one homer, they have a 27-28 record.

Written by GMS Previews

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