Brewers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction
The Diamondbacks flexed their offensive muscles in Arlington the past two days and will look to carry the momentum from that series into tonight when they host the Brewers at 9:40 p.m. ET. What’s the best play for bettors in this matchup?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Thursday, July 18, 2019
9:40 p.m. ET, Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ
Compare odds and from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new Baseball Odds & Betting Page.
Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 57% of the betting tickets are on the Brewers to beat the Diamondbacks on the moneyline.
Milwaukee Brewers Fantasy Spin
Christian Yelich pounded his league-leading 34th homer Wednesday in Milwaukee’s victory over Atlanta. Dallas Keuchel got the better of Yelich in their first two encounters, striking him out in both the first and third innings, but the reigning MVP had the last laugh, taking the left-hander deep with a sixth-inning solo shot. That homer extended Yelich’s hitting streak to seven games. The Pete Davidson doppelganger is now tied for the major-league lead in home runs and also ranks third in average (.331), third in steals (23) and fourth in RBI (73). Juiced ball or not, few in the sport (maybe just Mike Trout) are doing it better than Yelich right now. Remarkably, 24 of his 34 long balls this year have come at Miller Park.
Arizona Diamondbacks Fantasy Spin
Eduardo Escobar pounded two home runs and plated five RBI as his team whipped the Rangers 19-4 on Wednesday. He took Jesse Chavez yard for a two-run longball in the first inning, then conked a three-run job off Kyle Bird in the sixth. Escobar went 2-for-7 in the contest to boost his triple-slash to .290/.344/.546 with 21 home runs, six triples, 61 runs scored and 75 RBI on the season. He is tied with Mike Trout for third in the major leagues in RBI, trailing only Josh Bell (84) and Cody Bellinger (77).
MLB Betting Trends
The Brewers have dropped eight of their last 10 games when playing the first game of a series.
The Diamondbacks are 4-0 in their last four home games versus a right-handed starter.
The Diamondbacks have won six of their last eight games overall and four straight at Chase Field. They’re also 6-2 in their last eight games versus a right-handed starter and have won five of their last six when playing the opener of a series. On the other side, the Brewers have dropped five of six on the road and seven of their last eight games when facing a right-handed starter, including five straight when facing a righty on the road.
The Pick: Arizona Diamondbacks -111