Athletics vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 13, 2021

Written By Staff on April 13, 2021 - Last Updated on April 14, 2021

The Oakland Athletics (4-7) will attempt for a sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks (4-7) on Tuesday at Chase Field. The Athletics lead 1-0, and are favored (-112) against the underdog Diamondbacks (-108) in the matchup, which begins at 3:40 PM ET. Oakland has Jesus Luzardo starting things off, while Arizona will counter with Zac Gallen.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 13, 2021, 2:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Athletics vs Diamondbacks Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Luzardo (OAK) Pitcher Gallen (ARI)
0 – 1 W/L 0 – 0
10.1 IP 0.0
6.10 ERA 0.00
1.740 WHIP 0.000
12.2 K/9 0
4.4 BB/9 0

Athletics Probable Starter Jesús Luzardo

  • The Athletics will look to Luzardo (0-1) to open the game and make his third start this season.
  • His most recent appearance came on Wednesday against the Dodgers, when the left-hander went 5 1/3 innings, surrendering two earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • The Athletics were the moneyline favorite for one Luzardo start this season — they lost.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 13, 2021 at 2:15 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Diamondbacks Stats vs Luzardo

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Eduardo Escobar 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Kole Calhoun 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Tim Locastro 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Carson Kelly 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Nick Ahmed 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000

Diamondbacks Probable Starter Zac Gallen

  • Gallen will make his first start of the season for the Diamondbacks.
  • The last time the 25-year-old righty pitched was on Friday, Sept. 25, throwing six scoreless innings as the starter against the Rockies.
  • Gallen and his team had a 3-3 record when he pitched as an underdog last season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 13, 2021 at 2:15 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Athletics Stats vs Gallen

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Tony Kemp 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Matt Chapman 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Stephen Piscotty 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Matt Olson 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Mark Canha 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Athletics Betting Trends

  • Last season the Athletics had the No. 16 offense in MLB play scoring 4.6 runs per game (274 total runs).
  • The Athletics won 66.7% of the games last season they were the moneyline favorite (30-15).
  • When it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -112 or shorter, Oakland had a 30-15 record (winning 66.7% of its games).
  • Oakland combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 23 times last season for a 23-32-1 record against the over/under.
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Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Diamondbacks won 16 out of the 39 games, or 41%, in which they were the underdog.
  • Arizona was 16-23 last season when entering a game as the underdog by -108 or more on the moneyline.
  • Last season, Arizona and its opponents hit the over in 24 of their 57 games with a total.

Athletics Players to Watch

  • Mitch Moreland had a batting average of .265 with 36 total hits last season.
  • Mark Canha had 12 doubles, two triples, five home runs and 36 walks while batting .246.
  • Canha ranked 17th in OBP among the qualifying hitters in MLB play.

Athletics Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Matt Olson 210 .195 28 14 42 .305 .729
Mark Canha 191 .246 32 5 33 .384 .792
Ramón Laureano 183 .213 27 6 25 .338 .704
Stephen Piscotty 159 .226 17 5 29 .271 .629
Matt Chapman 142 .232 22 10 25 .276 .811
Mitch Moreland 136 .265 22 10 29 .333 .884
Sean Murphy 116 .233 21 7 14 .364 .821
Elvis Andrus 103 .194 11 3 7 .252 .582
Tony Kemp 93 .247 15 0 4 .363 .664
Seth Brown 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Diamondbacks Players to Watch

  • David Peralta hit .300 last season with five home runs and 34 RBI.
  • Peralta ranked 23rd in BA among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Kole Calhoun is batting .226 last season with a team-high 16 home runs and 40 RBI.
  • Calhoun ranked seventh in HR (16), and 18th in RBI (40) among qualified hitters in the majors.

Diamondbacks Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
David Peralta 203 .300 19 5 34 .339 .772
Eduardo Escobar 203 .212 22 4 20 .257 .592
Nick Ahmed 199 .266 29 5 29 .327 .729
Asdrúbal Cabrera 190 .242 23 8 31 .305 .752
Kole Calhoun 190 .226 35 16 40 .338 .864
Carson Kelly 122 .221 11 5 19 .264 .649
Stephen Vogt 72 .167 6 1 7 .247 .525
Josh VanMeter 70 .129 9 2 6 .228 .485
Tim Locastro 69 .290 15 2 7 .395 .859
Josh Rojas 61 .180 9 0 2 .257 .437

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