Phillies vs. D-Backs Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Diamondbacks are -131 money line favorites over the Phillies, who are +121 on the ML. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 9 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Diamondbacks opened as -125 money line favorites but their odds have jumped to -131, while the Phillies opened with +115 odds and are now +121 on the ML. The total, meanwhile opened at 9 and that’s where it currently sits.
PITCHING MATCHUP: Roberto Hernandez will take the hill for the Phillies sporting a 1-0 record with a 5.75 ERA, while the Diamondbacks will counter with Josh Collmenter, who is 0-2 with a 4.50 ERA on the year.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest MLB trends, the over is 4-0-1 in the Phillies’ last five during Game 1 of a series, 3-1-1 in their last five games overall and 3-1-1 in their last five road games. It’s over 3-1-1 in their last five games as an underdog and 3-1-1 in the Diamondbacks’ last five home games. The over is also 4-0 in Collmenter’s last four starts versus NL East opponents and 5-1 in his last six starts as a home favorite of -110 to -150.
MLB FREE PICK: PHILLIES/DIAMONDBACKS OVER 9