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Arizona Diamondbacks at Philadelphia Phillies Game 6 Betting Preview

The Arizona Diamondbacks are on the road at the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series. The Diamondbacks finished the regular season at 84-78, which was second in the National League West.

Arizona won their first five postseason games, sweeping the Brewers in two and the Dodgers in three. After trailing 2-0 in this series, they won back-to-back games to even the series.

Now, the Diamondbacks must win two in a row to advance to the World Series. For Philadelphia, they finished 90-72.

The Phillies beat the Marlins in two games and beat Atlanta three out of four. The Phillies are looking to get back to the World Series after losing last season. The Philadelphia Phillies are big favorites at -185 over Arizona.

Game 6 Pitching Matchups

This pitching matchup will feature Merrill Kelly for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Aaron Nola for the Philadelphia Phillies.

First, Kelly, the 35-year-old, is making his third postseason start. He has thrown 12 innings, allowing six hits and four runs while striking out 11. He picked up a win over the Dodgers and lost to the Phillies last time. Kelly went 12-8 during the regular season with a 3.29 earned run average.

The Phillies, with Aaron Nola, are seeking their fourth win with him on the mound. Nola has gone 18.2 innings, allowing 12 hits and just two runs. Nola has struck out 19 batters during that time.

In the regular season, the 30-year-old won 12 games and finished with a 4.46 earned run average.

Philadelphia Launching Away

The Philadelphia Phillies have been a launching pad for baseballs in the postseason. The Phillies are a power-hitting team, and showing it in the postseason.

The Phillies lefthanded slugger Bryce Harper, along with Kyle Schwarber and Nick Castellanos, all have five home runs. The Phillies have 23 postseason home runs in 11 games.

Philadelphia is one of the top hitters in all of Major League Baseball and is leading the postseason charge with a .415 average. The Phillies have also stolen 15 bases in the postseason, with Turner leading the way with four.

Arizona Looking to Be Road Warriors

The Arizona Diamondbacks know they have to be road warriors to get the job done and head to the World Series. They will have to win back-to-back road games to stay alive. The Diamondbacks know they need to score runs as well. Their three losses this series have seen them score just a total of four runs.

In the postseason, Ketel Marte leads the way with a 372 batting average. He has 16 hits in 10 games so far. Rookie of the Year in the National League Corbin Carroll has struggled this series, and his postseason average is down to .250. The power supply for the Diamondbacks has come from Alek Thomas and Gabriel Moreno.

Thomas has four home runs, while Moreno has three and eight RBIs. Christian Walker, who was the power leader in the regular season, has just one home run in 10 postseason games.

Phillies Win National League Championship

The Phillies have two dudes at the top of their rotation that are hard to beat. We have already seen Wheeler get the job done; now it is time for Nola to get the job done and seal the deal.

Look for a huge outing from Nola in this game as the Philadelphia offense gets going at home. The final bet for this game is the Philadephia Phillies -185 over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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