The Arizona Diamondbacks takes on the Oakland Athletics. Alex Young is on the bump for Arizona, Sean Manaea for Oakland. Oakland is -155 at 5 Dimes with a total of 9o-105. Sixty-five percent of bets and 72 percent of cash are placed on the A’s moneyline, with 58 percent of tickets, but a stunning 91 percent of money on the over. This ratio implies sharp money on exceeding the total.
Arizona just had a six-game winning streak snapped, but are 6-1 the last seven for +5.8 units, with an outstanding team OPS of .822 during that span. Fading underdogs off having a six-game or more winning streak is profitable at 148-100 for 8.27 units, plus 9.58 if laying at least -150.
Arizona is only 5-8 on the road, compared to 8-4 at home. The A’s are 5-2 their last seven, going over 5-of-7 with a very strong .845 OPS.
Young’s innings are limited, but he has struggled more on the road with a 5.40 ERA, compared to 2.45 at home. Manaea is struggling with a 7.65 ERA overall, 8.18 last three, and 9.00 at home and a horrific 9.58 at night, with a .442 OBP against under the lights.
Moneyline trends: Arizona is 26-54 in IL road games versus an opponent with a winning record and 1-6 on the road to lefties. Oakland is 38-14 going back to last season at home but 3-7 IL at home to lefties. Oakland is 4-1 home in the series.
Over-under trends: Oakland has gone over 7-1 as favorites, but under 11-4 versus an opponent with a winning record. The series has gone under 4-of-5. Left-handed relief pitcher Andrew Chafin is out for the D-Backs with an injury.
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