Atlanta favored by 100 against Philadelphia on Monday
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies battle the visiting Atlanta Braves on Monday in MLB betting action at Citizens Bank Park.
Vance Worley gets the call for the Philadelphia Phillies and he will try to build on a 6-6 mark. In the other dugout, Ben Sheets brings a 3-1 ledger to the game for the Braves as he tries to quiet the Phillies bats.
The Phillies were listed as +100 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8.5 earlier on Monday.
This game matches up the No. 7 (Phillies) and the No. 6 (Braves) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Philadelphia and its National League No. 9-rated batting order, averaging 4.2 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 3 lineup of the Braves at 4.6 runs per outing.
Atlanta brings the National League's No. 7-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Phillies' league No. 10-ranked defense.
Atlanta was a 6-1 winner in its last match at home against the Astros. They won as -240 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. Atlanta got the job done in their last match in a 6-1 victory over Houston on Sunday at Turner Field behind starter Kris Medlen.
Philadelphia won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Diamondbacks on August 5. Bettors who backed the Phillies at -147 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia got the job done in their last match in a 5-4 victory over Arizona on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park behind starter Cliff Lee.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
A few Braves at Phillies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
Atlanta is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Atlanta at Philadelphia, Tuesday, August 7