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Astros vs. Diamondbacks Game 2 Prediction for MLB Saturday [9/30/2023]

Astros vs. Diamondbacks Game 2 Prediction for MLB Saturday [9/30/2023]

The Arizona Diamondbacks will square off with the Houston Astros in Game of the League Series at Chase Field on Saturday, starting at 8:10PM ET.

Merrill Kelly (12-7, 3.38 ERA) will be the starting pitcher for the Diamondbacks, up against Justin Verlander (12-8, 3.32 ERA) for the Astros.

Dimers' top betting picks for Astros vs. Diamondbacks, plus game predictions and best odds, are featured in this article.


Who Will Win: Astros vs. Diamondbacks

Using state-of-the-art machine learning and data, Dimers.com has simulated Saturday's Astros-Diamondbacks MLB matchup 10,000 times.

Dimers' proven predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, currently gives the Astros a 52% chance of beating the Diamondbacks.

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Astros vs. Diamondbacks Odds [9/30]

  • Run Line: Diamondbacks +1.5 (-145), Astros -1.5 (+136)
  • Moneyline: Diamondbacks +114, Astros -130
  • Total: Over/Under 9 (-110/-105)

The Diamondbacks are currently +1.5 underdogs against the Astros, with -145 at PointsBet the best odds currently available.

For the favored Astros (-1.5) to cover the run line, FanDuel Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at +136.

DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Diamondbacks at +114. That means you can throw down $100 to profit $114, earning a total payout of $214, if they win.

Elsewhere, PointsBet currently has the best moneyline odds for the Astros at -130, where you can risk $130 to win $100, for a total payout of $230, if they come out on top.

The Over/Under is set at 9 with PointsBet, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, while BetMGM currently has the best odds for the Under at -105.

As always, check out all the online sportsbooks available in your state for the best MLB odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Diamondbacks (+1.5) have a 61% chance of covering the run line, while the Over/Under total of 9 runs has a 59% chance of going Over.

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Best Bets: Astros vs. Diamondbacks


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Our best bets are based on complex modeling and gambling intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every day of the year.

While the Astros are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Diamondbacks moneyline is the best option because of the 1.6% edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges seen on Dimers is one of the keys to being a profitable sports bettor in the long run.

Astros vs. Diamondbacks Prediction

Dimers.com predicts that the Astros are more likely to defeat the Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Saturday.

This prediction is backed by extensive data-driven analysis, with the Astros given a 52% probability of winning after conducting 10,000 game simulations.

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Dimers has full betting coverage of Saturday's Astros-Diamondbacks game, including pregame predictions, computer picks, and live win probabilities.

Don't forget, DimersBOT updates frequently, so keep an eye on this page for the latest betting insights before Astros vs. Diamondbacks on Saturday September 30, 2023.


Astros vs. Diamondbacks 2023

Saturday's MLB action between the Diamondbacks and Astros at Chase Field is scheduled to start at 8:10PM ET.

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Kevin Hansen
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Kevin has a track record of delivering high-quality content. He writes about all sports, but his favorites are the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL. Kevin enjoys crunching the numbers and using data-driven insights to take on the sportsbooks.


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