Diamondbacks vs. Phillies - 8/10/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia Phillies (44-67) at Arizona Diamondbacks (53-56)
MLB Baseball: Monday, August 10, 2015 at 9:40 pm (Chase Field)
A Harang (5-12) (4.11) vs. R De La Rosa (9-5) (4.55)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks -173 / Philadelphia Phillies +163 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSPh, FSAZ
The Philadelphia Phillies and Arizona Diamondbacks play game one Monday night.
The Philadelphia Phillies look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Phillies have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last six games. The Phillies have won seven of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Freddy Galvis leads Philly with 103 hits and 29 RBI while Ryan Howard and Odubel Herrera have combined for 96 RBI. The Philadelphia Phillies have won five of their last six road games. Aaron Harang gets the ball, and he’s 5-12 with a 4.11 ERA and 77 strikeouts this season. Harang is 4-9 with a 3.28 ERA and 77 strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Diamondbacks have scored seven runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Diamondbacks have won four of their last five games when scoring more than three runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads Arizona with 132 hits and 79 RBI while A.J. Pollock and David Peralta have combined for 100 RBI. The Arizona Diamondbacks have won five of their last seven home games. Rubby De La Rosa takes the hill, and he’s 9-5 with a 4.56 ERA and 113 strikeouts this season. This will be e La Rosa’s second career game against the Diamondbacks.
The Phillies are 7-0 in their last 7 during game 1 of a series and 1-10 in Harangs last 11 starts. The Diamondbacks are 6-0 in their last 6 during game 1 of a series and 4-0 in De La Rosas last 4 starts. The Phillies are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Arizona and 4-0 in the last 4 meetings overall.
At what point do we stop betting on the Phillies and the high, high plus money? I guess when the Phillies return to the team they were in the first half of the season. Until that happens, I keep cashing big boy tickets.