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Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/09/2020 MLB Tips, Spread and Game Analysis
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Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/09/2020 – Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies will get into their second game of a three-game series that is all set to take place at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Braves and Phillies experienced a few troubles in their last outing as it was postponed, but Atlanta looks forward to bouncing back after their defeat in their opening game. The Braves are now at the second spot with a 9-6 record in the NL East. Philadelphia reached their .500 mark as they sit at the third spot with a 4-4 record in their division. The mlb betting lines for the 2020 season have been available right from the start.
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/09/2020
They had their first game against the Phillies and they were expected to win. The Atlanta Braves were unable to do anything from the plate and they surrendered five runs to the Phillies. Atlanta’s starting pitcher Marcel Ozuna struggled from the mound when the Phillies showed their strength. Atlanta will turn in Max Fried as their starting pitcher in this game. Fried is holding a 2-0 record on the season with an ERA of 2.04. Fried pitched six innings and surrendered just one run for the Braves in their last game against Toronto that ended in a 10-1 victory.
Players to watch: D. Swanson SS (GP15, AB58, R11, H16, 2B4, 3B0, HR2, RBI13, TB26, BB2, SO23, SB3, AVG0.276, OBP0.311, SLG0.448, OPS0.76, WAR0), R. Acuna Jr. CF (GP15, AB56, R9, H12, 2B5, 3B0, HR1, RBI4, TB20, BB11, SO23, SB1, AVG0.214, OBP0.353, SLG0.357, OPS0.71, WAR0).
Philadelphia Phillies haven’t played much this season due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Phillies did go on to win a couple against the Yankees and they are currently on a two-game winning streak. Philadelphia seems to be doing well under the guidance of their new manager Joe Girardi. Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta reaped the benefit when he struck out six opponent hitters and allowed just three hits. A three-run homer came off the plate from Jay Bruce while J.T. Realmuto contributed a solo. Philadelphia will turn towards Vince Velasquez as their starting pitcher in this game. Velasquez suffered on the mound in his first start against Miami Marlins.
Players to watch: S. Kingery 2B (GP8, AB28, R1, H2, 2B0, 3B0, HR0, RBI1, TB2, BB3, SO6, SB0, AVG0.071, OBP0.161, SLG0.071, OPS0.233, WAR0), D. Gregorius SS (GP8, AB28, R4, H9, 2B0, 3B0, HR2, RBI4, TB15, BB2, SO1, SB1, AVG0.321, OBP0.367, SLG0.536, OPS0.902, WAR0).
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 7 games.
Philadelphia is 7-13 SU in their last 20 games.
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Picks
The mlb point spread picks have turned against the Phillies for the second game as they favor the Braves with their starting pitcher. Back the Braves to bounce back and win this game.
Score Prediction: Atlanta Braves 5, Philadelphia Phillies 3.