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Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves 09/28/2021 Game Predictions, Spread and Baseball Analysis
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Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves 09/28/2021 – Two teams from the National League will meet at Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday evening for the opening game of a three-game series. The Atlanta Braves will remain at home in this game as they host their rivals Philadelphia Phillies for a three-game series. The Braves are dominating the NL East scoreboard 83-72, with an even home score of 37-37. The Phillies are in the second position with 81-75 and will be seeking a win after Sunday’s tragic loss to the Pirates. MLB odds predict a Philadelphia Phillies win tonight.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves 09/28/2021
The Phillies were doing pretty well, winning five games in a row until they blanked 6-0 to the Pirates at home on Sunday afternoon. Philadelphia was clearly dominating the series-winning Thursday’s game 12-6, Friday 8-6, and Saturday 3-0 before falling in the finale. Sunday saw Hans Crouse playing 3.0 innings with two hits and four walks. Leading the team in batting is Bryce Harper with .313 and 34 home runs. He is flanked by Jean Segura who leads the team in hits with a score of 148. On Tuesday evening, Zack Wheeler gets the ball. The 31-year-old has 165 hits, 70 runs, and a 2.79 ERA.
Players to watch: Jean Segura SS (GP 128, AB 502, R 76, H 148, 2B 27, 3B 3, HR 14, RBI 57, TB 223, BB 39, SO 75, SB 9, AVG 0.295, OBP 0.354, SLG 0.444, OPS 0.798, WAR 3.7), Andrew McCutchen CF (GP 139, AB 467, R 76, H 103, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 25, RBI 76, TB 203, BB 78, SO 126, SB 6, AVG 0.221, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.435, OPS 0.767, WAR 1.3).
The Atlanta Braves were fantastic in the series against the San Diego Padres, beating them on Friday 4-0, Saturday 10-8, and Sunday 4-3. On Sunday, the Braves were led by Joc Pederson and Freddie Freeman who had two hits each. Jesse Chavez threw 1.1 innings allowing one hit and no walks. Jacob Webb played 1.2 innings giving up four hits and one walk. Austin Rey is leading Atlanta with .303 and also is the highest scorer of home runs with 32. On Tuesday, Charlie Morton will get the ball. The 37-year-old is presently 13-6 with a 3.53 ERA.
Players to watch: Ozzie Albies 2B (GP 151, AB 608, R 99, H 157, 2B 38, 3B 6, HR 30, RBI 103, TB 297, BB 47, SO 127, SB 18, AVG 0.258, OBP 0.311, SLG 0.488, OPS 0.8, WAR 3.4), Freddie Freeman 1B (GP 154, AB 583, R 117, H 175, 2B 25, 3B 2, HR 31, RBI 82, TB 297, BB 83, SO 102, SB 8, AVG 0.3, OBP 0.393, SLG 0.509, OPS 0.902, WAR 4.3).
Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 8 games.
Atlanta are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
The Atlanta Braves have the home advantage in this game. However, the Phillies have won four of the last six games played against the Braves. With Zach Wheeler already experienced in matchups against Atlanta, baseball betting trends are forecasting a win for the Philadelphia Phillies this evening.
Score Prediction: Philadelphia Phillies 5, Atlanta Braves 2.