MLB Matchups  >>  Philadelphia Phillies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Preview 05/12/2013

The Philadelphia Phillies and the Arizona Diamondbacks will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Chase Field.

The Phillies will give the ball to starter Kyle Kendrick in this one. Righthander Kendrick is 4-1 this season with a 2.45 ERA.

Kendrick's opponent in this one will be Brandon McCarthy. The Diamondbacks righthander has a 6.75 ERA to go along with a 0-3 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Diamondbacks listed as 115-moneyline favorites versus the Phillies, while the game's total is sitting at 9.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at +102 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Philadelphia: 17-21 SU
Arizona: 21-16 SU
PHILADELPHIA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

ARIZONA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 1-9
After playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games at home

NEXT UP:
Philadelphia home to Cleveland, Tuesday, May 14
Arizona home to Atlanta, Monday, May 13