Diamondbacks vs Phillies Prediction - MLB Picks 5/23/23

Philadelphia Phillies (22-24) vs Arizona Diamondbacks (27-20)

Game Info: Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 6:40 pm (Citizens Bank Park)

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Betting Odds: Philadelphia Phillies -132 / Arizona Diamondbacks +111 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Arizona Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies face off on Tuesday in an MLB showdown at Citizens Bank Park. On Monday it was the Diamondbacks that were able to secure the 5-3 victory. 

Diamondbacks Betting Preview

The Diamondbacks sit with a 28-20 record overall and it was strong pitching that led to success on Monday. Tommy Henry went 5.2 innings and gave up two runs. The Diamondbacks are averaging 5.17 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.86 runs per game. The offense is ranked 6th best in the league. On the mound for the Diamondbacks will be Ryne Nelson who sits with a 1-2 record and an ERA of 5.28. In his last start against Oakland he went 5.1 innings giving up one hit and zero runs. 

Phillies Betting Preview

The Phillies sit with a 22-25 record overall and it has been nothing but a disappointing season for them. The Phillies only scored three runs on Monday and that led to the defeat. The Phillies are averaging 4.27 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.94 runs per game. Alec Bohm has hit five home runs and driven in 32 RBIs. On the mound for the Phillies will be Matt Strahm who sits with a 4-3 record and an ERA of 2.73. In his last game against the Cubs he went 1.0 innings giving up zero hits and zero runs. 

Diamondbacks vs Phillies Trends

Diamondbacks are 6-1 in their last 7 vs. a team with a losing record. Phillies are 8-2 in their last 10 home games vs. a right-handed starter. Diamondbacks are 8-2 in their last 10 games on grass. Phillies are 0-5 in their last 5 vs. National League West. Diamondbacks are 0-4 in their last 4 Tuesday games. Phillies are 2-9 in their last 11 games following a loss.

Shane’s Free Pick

The Phillies have been disappointing this season but they are going to secure the victory here. Nelson has had issues this season sitting with an ERA of 5.28. The Phillies offense is going to find success running up the score, and the Diamondbacks won’t be keeping up. Back the Phillies on the money line. 

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