Braves take diamond against Phillies
The Atlanta Braves will hand the ball to righthander Ervin Santana on Monday night as they take on the Philadelphia Phillies in MLB betting action at the online sportsbooks.
Santana won his first outing with the Braves on April 9, holding the Mets scoreless on three hits over his eight innings of work while fanning six batters. The Braves have won three of their last four games against the Phillies.
For the Philadelphia Phillies, Fausto Carmona gets the ball, charged with keeping the Atlanta Braves hitters off the base paths.
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Philadelphia Phillies as 124 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
Computer Prediction: Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Braves to win this game 5.2-3.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Philadelphia Phillies bring a 6-6 record to the battle against the 8-4 Braves. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Atlanta injuries news.
The Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves odds would favor the Braves if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Philadelphia is rated No. 27 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Atlanta is at No. 4.
How Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Philadelphia has baseball's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 9.67 hits per game. The Atlanta Braves average 8.42 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the list.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Philadelphia has the No. 25-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Atlanta was a 10-2 winner at home against the Nationals. Bettors on Atlanta at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Atlanta rolled to a 10-2 win against Washington on Sunday, as Aaron Harang and the Braves' bats led the team to victory at Turner Field.
The Phillies were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Phillies enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Marlins on Sunday, with Kyle Kendrick throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Citizens Bank Park.
Next Betting Matchups
Atlanta at Philadelphia, Tuesday, April 15th