Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 04/01/2021 MLB Spread, Game Analysis, and Spring Training Betting
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 04/01/2021 – The opening day has arrived and the Philadelphia Phillies are all set to host Atlanta Braves for their first game at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The baseball betting picks are up for every game that is all set to take place on opening day. The Braves will play their first of their-three games series against the Phillies and they look forward to starting with a bang. The National League East has always been entertaining with some of the best teams in major league baseball battling to stay at the top.
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 04/01/2021
The Atlanta Braves finished last season at the top of the NL East Division play. Atlanta clinched the division title as they ensured to stay ahead of their opponents. Unfortunately, they were unable to make it past the playoffs to the World Series. Atlanta is one of those improved teams and they seem to be all set to do their best this season. The Braves won 35 and dropped 25 games back in 2020. Atlanta is most likely to turn in Max Fried as their starting pitcher in this game. Fried played an important role last season for the Braves from the pitching end.
Players to watch: R. Acuna Jr. RF (GP 18, AB 46, R 10, H 7, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 7, TB 23, BB 5, SO 13, SB 2, AVG 0.152, OBP 0.25, SLG 0.5, OPS 0.75, WAR 0), J. Camargo 3B (GP 18, AB 43, R 4, H 8, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 3, TB 13, BB 4, SO 11, SB 0, AVG 0.186, OBP 0.255, SLG 0.302, OPS 0.558, WAR 0).
Moving onto the Phillies, they experienced their struggles last season as they failed to make it to the playoffs. Philadelphia completed third at the NL East Division play and they won 28 of their 60 games in total. The Phillies look for a comeback this year with 162 games ahead of them while they hope to make it to the playoffs. The Phillies are most likely to deliver Aaron Nola to the mound as their starting pitcher against the Braves. Nola has been one of those impressive pitchers last season with a decent ERA.
Players to watch: O. Herrera CF (GP 17, AB 52, R 11, H 12, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 4, TB 25, BB 1, SO 11, SB 1, AVG 0.231, OBP 0.245, SLG 0.481, OPS 0.726, WAR 0), A. McCutchen CF (GP 16, AB 44, R 10, H 14, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 3, TB 20, BB 6, SO 9, SB 0, AVG 0.318, OBP 0.412, SLG 0.455, OPS 0.866, WAR 0).
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Numbers
Over is 5-0 in Frieds last 5 starts vs. National League East.
Over is 4-0-1 in Phillies last 5 games following an off day.
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Picks
Atlanta Braves are one of those teams that try to stay on top right from the start. The mlb betting lines 2021 are in favor of the Braves to win this game and cover the spread. With a little support from the plate, Max Fried should strike out some of the top hitters of the Phillies.
Score Prediction: Braves 5, Phillies 3.