Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves ML Pick
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves
Date: Monday, September 18th, 7:20 ET
Location: Truist Park
Money Line: Phils -103/Atl -117 (STOP overpaying for odds! Bet at reduced odds at BAS!)
Total Line: 9.5
Here’s our betting preview for the upcoming MLB clash between the Atlanta Braves and the Phillies on Monday, September 18th at Truist Park. We provide you with a comprehensive analysis, odds, and predictions to help with your handicapping decision or tail our expert based on the projected lineups and listed starting pitchers.
|PHI||-103||-1.5||O 9.5 (-106)|
|ATL||-117||+1.5||U 9.5 (-115)|
Phillies vs. Braves Projected Lineup
|Ronald Acuña Jr.||1||RF|
|Michael Harris II||9||CF|
Straight Up/Over-Under/ Runline Record
Philadelphia Phillies: 81-68 SU / OU 68-72 / Runline 66-83
Atlanta Braves: 96-53 SU / OU 83-62 / Runline 78-71
Heading into today’s action, the Phillies’ record of 81-68 has them sitting 2nd in the NL East. Currently, they are 15 games out of the division lead. Over their last five games, they are 2-3 and have a road and home record of 38-37 and 43-31, respectively. Philadelphia’s overall series record sits at 25-19-3.
- The Phillies have covered the runline in 44.3% of their games and have an average run margin of 0.5
- The Phillies have been favored in 68.5% of their games and have runline records of 32-42 and 34-41 at home and on the road, respectively
- So far, the Phillies have an over/under record of just 68-72.
Against the Phillies, the Braves are looking to shake a three game losing streak. Yet, their record of 96-53 is stil good for 1st in the NL East. At home, Atlanta has gone 47-25 and 49-28 on the road. So far, their overall series record is 34-10-3.
- The Braves have three straight losses vs. the runline and have a season-long run margin of 1.5.
- The Braves have been favored in 90.6% of their games and have runline records of 37-35 and 41-36 at home and on the road, respectively
- The over has hit in 57% of the Braves’ 149 games at 83-62.
The Phillies will turn to starter Zack Wheeler who has an overall record of 11-6. After 29 appearances, his ERA is 3.70 and he has a K/9 figure of 10.08. Also, he has compiled a FIP of 3.17 and an OBP of .271.
In his last appearance, Zack Wheeler lasted five innings in the Phillies’ 7-6 loss to the Braves. Individually, Wheeler finished with a no-decision while giving up six runs on seven hits.
Entering with a record of 0-2, Kyle Wright is making his 7th appearance of the season. So far, he has an ERA of 7.48 on a batting average allowed of .299. On the road, he is 0-1 with a 11.56 ERA and 0-1 at home on an ERA of 5.80. For the season, teams have a slugging percentage of .433 against him.
Kyle Wright will look to bounce back from a short outing against the Phillies. In the Braves’ 7-5 loss, Wright gave up six runs in three innings of work.
Phillies vs. Braves Offense Outlook
The Phillies have played 150 games this season and currently hold a 9th position in the league with an average of 4.9 runs per game. In terms of home runs, they have gone deep 198 times, putting Philadelphia 9th in the league. Their batting average stands at .259, including .244 on the road and .258 at home.
Philadelphia Phillies Team Hitting Stats
|Phillies||150||4.9 (9th)||198 (9th)||.259 (5th)||.330 (5th)||.330 (5th)|
Philadelphia Phillies Top Hitters: Last Five Games
The Braves have played 150 games this season and currently hold a 1st position in the league with an average of 5.8 runs per game. In terms of home runs, they have gone deep 288 times, putting Atlanta 1st in the league. Their batting average stands at .275, including .260 on the road and .275 at home.
Atlanta Braves Team Hitting Stats
|Braves||150||5.8 (1st)||288 (1st)||.275 (1st)||.343 (1st)||.343 (1st)|
Atlanta Braves Top Hitters: Last Five Games
|Michael Harris II||.338||6||3||2||.725|
|Ronald Acuña Jr.||.633||5||3||0||.633|
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