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Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/08/2020 MLB Previews, Spread and Game Analysis

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Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/08/2020 MLB Previews, Spread and Game Analysis

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/08/2020 – It’s time for the Atlanta Braves to take the road and square-off against the Philadelphia Phillies from Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Atlanta progressed to 9-5 on the season as they sit at the second spot of the NL East division. The Philadelphia Phillies have also improved after their big game against the Yankees and they hold a 3-4 record on the season. The Phillies had some of their games canceled and they are sitting at the fourth spot in the NL East. The major league baseball odds have been available online right from the start of this season.

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/08/2020

When: Saturday, August 8, 6:05 PM ET
Where: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
TV: ESPN+
Stream: SofaScore

Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves did not fail to impress their fans with a decent performance. Last season, the Braves clinched the division title and they will continue to do their best and hope for a better season this year. Atlanta defeated Toronto Blue Jays in their last series with a 2-1 record. Last night, the Braves smashed four runs from the plate and restricted the Blue Jays to three. A walk-off homer was smashed by Nick Markakis during the ninth while Freddie Freeman contributed a solo homer for the Braves. Atlanta will turn in Kyle Wright to the mound as their starter in this game. The 24-year-old player is holding a 0-1 record with an ERA of 7.50.

Players to watch: D. Swanson SS (GP14, AB54, R11, H16, 2B4, 3B0, HR2, RBI13, TB26, BB2, SO21, SB3, AVG0.296, OBP0.333, SLG0.481, OPS0.815, WAR0), R. Acuna Jr. (CF GP14, AB53, R9, H12, 2B5, 3B0, HR1, RBI4, TB20, BB10, SO21, SB1, AVG0.226, OBP0.359, SLG0.377, OPS0.737, WAR0).

Philadelphia Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies will try to reach the .500 mark in this game. The Phillies have just started out and they took two important victories against the Yankees. Philadelphia split their doubleheader against the Yankees as they settled with a final score of 11-7 in the second game. Last night, the Phillies went deep from the plate once again as they scored five runs and restricted the Yankees to four. It was an important victory and they look forward to extending their success. Philadelphia will turn in Vince Velasquez as their starting pitcher in this game. Velasquez is holding an 0-0 record with an ERA of 12.00.

Players to watch: S. Kingery 2B (GP7, AB24, R1, H2, 2B0, 3B0, HR0, RBI1, TB2, BB3, SO5, SB0, AVG0.083, OBP0.185, SLG0.083, OPS0.269, WAR0), D. Gregorius SS (GP7, AB24, R3, H7, 2B0, 3B0, HR2, RBI3, TB13, BB2, SO1, SB0, AVG0.292, OBP0.346, SLG0.542, OPS0.888, WAR0). 

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Numbers

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Atlanta Braves

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 6 games.
Braves are s 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Philadelphia.
Atlanta is 3-7 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Phillies

Philadelphia is 5-11 SU in their last 16 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta.
Philadelphia is 3-9 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the National League.
Philadelphia is 3-9 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the National League East Division division.

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Picks

Over under baseball betting rules have made things easier for bettors to place their bets on their favorite teams. The Phillies will do their best to win, but the Braves hold the key to success in this game.

Score Prediction: Atlanta Braves 7, Philadelphia Phillies 5.