Philadelphia Phillies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - 6/20/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Diamondbacks (32-39) at Philadelphia Phillies (30-40)
MLB Baseball: Monday, June 20, 2016 at 1:05 pm (Citizens Bank Park)
S Miller (1-6) (7.09) vs. J Hellickson (4-5) (4.46)
The Line: Philadelphia Phillies +104 / Arizona Diamondbacks -114 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies look to end heir series with the Arizona Diamondbacks on a positive note.
The question for the Arizona Diamondbacks is whether they have the horses to make a run in the National League West. The Diamondbacks had the horses on Sunday with a 5-1 victory at Citizens Bank Park as they go for the sweep on Monday. D-Backs starter Archie Bradley allowed an unearned run on three hits and two BB over six frames to pick up the win. Zona totaled ten hits and walked four times with Michael Bourn and Bradley driving in runs with Jake Lamb knocking in two while Brandon Drury scored twice. The Diamondbacks end the series at Philadelphia with Shelby Miller on the mound who makes his first start off the DL. On the season Miller has gone 1-6 with an ERA just above seven.
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The Philadelphia Phillies have gone from challenging in the National League East to a team that hasn’t had much go right for weeks. Things didn’t change for the better Sunday with both the arms and bats struggling. Phillies starter Zach Eflin fell to 0-2with a pair of runs allowed through 5.2 innings with Andrew Bailey giving up two more to put the game out of reach. The Phils were held to three hits and three bases on balls with Andres Blanco scoring an unearned run. The Phillies go with Jeremy Hellickson on the bump in the series finale’ versus the Diamondbacks. Hellickson comes off a 7-2 loss to Toronto with four runs plated on five hits and three BB in six frames.
The over is 19-7-4 in Arizona’s last 30 Monday games. The over is 7-1 in Philadelphia’s last 8 on grass and are 5-21 in their last 26 games on grass while the over is 12-3 in their last 15 overall. Heavy trends to the over which should be a winner if Philadelphia figures out what a bat is used for…