The Philadelphia Phillies will visit the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fifth game of the NLCS on Saturday at 8:07 PM ET, live on TBS from Chase Field. The teams split the first four games of the series and would move within a win of the World Series with a victory in this matchup. The Diamondbacks are underdogs (+116) for this contest with the Phillies (-136).
Philadelphia’s Zack Wheeler and Arizona’s Zac Gallen have been named the starters for this contest.
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Phillies and Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Phillies have won 60.2% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (71-47).
In games it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -136 or shorter, Philadelphia has gone 48-27 (64%).
The Diamondbacks have been underdogs in 96 games this season and won 48 (50%) of those contests.
This season, Arizona has won 23 of its 53 games, or 43.4%, when it’s the underdog by at least +116 on the moneyline.
In the 172 games in which oddsmakers have set an over/under for the Phillies, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 79 times (79-81-12).
The Diamondbacks and their opponents have gone over the total this season in 75 of their 171 opportunities.
Phillies Stats & Insights
The Phillies have the No. 8 offense in baseball scoring 4.9 runs per game (796 total runs).
Philadelphia averages 1.4 home runs per game to rank eighth in MLB play with 220 total home runs.
The Phillies have the eighth-best batting average in the league (.256).
Philadelphia strikes out 9.1 times per game to rank 23rd in baseball.
The Phillies pitching staff ranks seventh in the majors with a collective 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings.
Philadelphia has a 4.03 team ERA that ranks 12th among all MLB pitching staffs.
Diamondbacks Stats & Insights
The Diamondbacks rank 14th in the majors with 746 total runs scored this season.
Arizona has hit 166 homers this season, which ranks 22nd in the majors.
The Diamondbacks’ .250 batting average ranks 13th in the league this season.
Arizona has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the fourth-best strikeout rate (7.7 per game) among MLB offenses.
The Diamondbacks strike out 8.5 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 22nd in MLB.
Arizona pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.48 ERA this year, which ranks 20th in MLB.
Phillies Key Players to Watch
Wheeler (13-6) takes the mound for the Phillies in his 33rd start of the season. He’s put together a 3.61 ERA in 192 2/3 innings pitched, with 212 strikeouts.
Kyle Schwarber leads Philadelphia with 47 home runs this season. He’s batting .197 with 104 RBI.
Trea Turner is batting .266 with an OBP of .320 and a slugging percentage of .459 this season.
Alec Bohm has collected 153 base hits, an OBP of .327 and a slugging percentage of .437 this season.
Bryce Harper leads Philadelphia in batting average (.293) this season while adding 21 home runs and 72 RBI.
Diamondbacks Key Players to Watch
Gallen (17-9) will take the mound for the Diamondbacks, his 35th start of the season.
Corbin Carroll leads the Diamondbacks with a .285 batting average.
Christian Walker has hit 33 home runs with 103 RBI. Both lead his team.
Ketel Marte is batting .276 with 26 doubles, nine triples, 25 home runs and 71 walks.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. has 35 doubles, two triples, 24 home runs and 33 walks while batting .261.
Phillies and Diamondbacks Injuries
Phillies: Dylan Covey: 15 Day IL (Back), Erich Uelmen: 60 Day IL (Arm), Rhys Hoskins: 60 Day IL (Acl)
Diamondbacks: Scott McGough: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Tommy Henry: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Drey Jameson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Austin Adams: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Dominic Fletcher: 60 Day IL (Finger), Mark Melancon: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Corbin Martin: 60 Day IL (Lat)