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Braves open as moneyline underdog vs Phillies

Philadelphia PhilliesAtlanta Braves
Sep 27, 7:10 PM | GrassTurner Field

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Odds

100-60TEAM RECORD89-71

Philadelphia pays a visit to Atlanta on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Braves bats in baseball action at Turner Field.

Roy Oswalt, with a record of 8-10 on the season, gets the ball for the Phillies, while the Braves trot Derek Lowe to the mound in this one. He is 9-16 so far in 2011.

View Philadelphia vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Philadelphia before the first pitch in this match will find them as 105-moneyline favorites. They will see an opening total of 8.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 5-ranked Braves and the National League No. 1-rated Phillies in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Atlanta owns the No. 12 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.3 per game. By contrast, the Phillies are rated No. 8 in the same category at 8.7 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Atlanta has the National League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the National League's No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -137 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Phillies enjoyed a 4-2 victory at the expense of the Braves on Monday, with Cliff Lee throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at Turner Field.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Phillies at Braves trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Philadelphia's last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 9 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games at home
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Philadelphia at Atlanta, Wednesday, September 28

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