|MLB Phillies vs. Diamondbacks Picks & Predictions for May 12, 2013|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Sunday, 12 May 2013 10:15|
Phillies vs. Diamondbacks Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Diamondbacks are -119 money line favorites over the Phillies, who are +110 on the ML. The total for this game is currently sitting at 9 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Diamondbacks opened as -117 money line favorites but their odds have climbed to -119, while the Phillies' odds have gone from +108 up to +110. Philadelphia enters today's game with a 17-21 overall record and is 9-11 on the road, while Arizona is 21-16 overall and 10-9 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 70% of the betting public currently favors Philadelphia. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Philadelphia. According to latest MLB trends, Phillies are 7-3 last 10 vs. NL West, 5-2 in Kendrick's last 7 starts as a road dog and 5-0 in Kendrick's last 5 starts with 4 days of rest. Arizona is: 3-8 last 11 home games vs. a team with a losing record.
The Phillies (17-21, 9-11, 18-19 O/U) look to even the series at 2-2, while Arizona (21-16, 10-9, 14-22 O/U) hopes to win six of their last seven. ThePhillies broke a Diamondbacks five-game winning streak on Saturday night with a 3-1 victory. Cliff Lee allowed no runs in seven innings, while the Phillies scored enough against Trevor Cahill and four other relievers to get the win. Now they send Kyle Kendrick to the mound. Kendrick posts a 2.45 ERA and a 4-1 record. He has not allowed more than two runs since his first start of the season, when Kansas City nailed him for five runs in a 13-4 loss. Since then, Kendrick has been outstanding. His last start came at San Francisco on May 7, as he allowed two runs in seven innings and struck out six with no walks.. He takes on Brandon McCarthy, who is 0-3 with a 6.75 ERA this year. McCarthy, who pitched for Oakland last year, has struggled this year, giving up 17 runs in his last four starts. ThePhillies visit Chase Field at 4:10pmET on Sunday to face Arizona.
MLB FREE PICK: PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES +110