Philadelphia Phillies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

Philadelphia Phillies (63-49) vs Arizona Diamondbacks (63-51)

MLB Baseball: Wednesday, July 8th, 2018 2:40 pm (Chase Field)

Line and Odds: Philadelphia +135 Arizona -155 Over/Under: 7.5

FREE MLB PREDICTION Philadelphia Phillies vs Arizona Diamondbacks

The Philadelphia Phillies are fighting to stay atop the NL East in Arizona against the NL West leading Diamondbacks. Both teams are looking to continue their quest towards the playoffs.

Philadelphia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies are currently 1 game up over the Atlanta Braves in the NL East. They will look to continue their success this season in Arizona. On the mound for the Phillies will be Vince Velasquez. Vince has been a big key to the Phillies success in 2018. Velasquez currently has a 3.80 ERA with an 8-8 record in 2018. Vince in his last 7 starts is 3-1 with a 1.35 ERA. On the offensive side of the ball Rhys Hoskins is leading the Phillies with 22 homeruns and 72 RBIs. Obdubel Herrera has also had a great season with 19 homeruns and 61 RBIs. Leading the team in batting average, Maikel Franco, is hitting .278 in 2018.

Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks are currently atop the NL West leading the Dodgers by a half games. Winners in 7 of their last 10 the Diamondbacks are getting hot at the perfect time in the season. Patrick Corbin will be on the hill for the Diamondbacks on Wednesday. Patrick has had a solid season with a 3.31 ERA and an 8-4 record. After a sluggish start to the season Paul Goldschmidt has turned it on to lead the team with 24 homeruns and 60 RBIs. David Peralta is also having a good season leading the team with a .298 batting average adding 19 homeruns in 2018. The Diamondbacks will look to continue their recent success with Corbin on the mound backed by this hot hitting offense.

Cover The Spread 365 Betting Trends

Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies are 6-1 in their last 7 games

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona

The total has gone under in 8 of the last Phillies 9 games

Arizona Diamondbacks

The Diamondbacks are 7-3 in their last 10 games

Arizona is 4-2 in their last 6 games at home

The Diamondbacks are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games

FREE MLB PREDICTION Philadelphia Phillies vs Arizona Diamondbacks

The Philadelphia Phillies are one of the best young teams in baseball while the Diamondbacks are one of the hottest teams in baseball. Both teams made some moves at the trade deadline looking to continue their playoff push. The Phillies won last nights game and with Vince Velasquez on the mound they will take this 3 game series over the Diamondbacks. Take the underdog Phillies in this game and enjoy the last game of a series against two division leaders.

Pick: Philadelphia +135

 

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Author: Brandon Rudy

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