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Kris Medlen out to silence Phillies bats in MLB contest

Philadelphia PhilliesAtlanta Braves
Aug 13, 7:10 PM | GrassTurner Field

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Odds

53-65TEAM RECORD72-47

The visiting Phillies hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Turner Field against the Atlanta Braves.

The Braves will rely on Kris Medlen to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Ethan Martin will be his counterpart for the Phillies. Kris Medlen is 9-10 this season, and Ethan Martin is 1-1.

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Betting Line:
The visitors were +-220 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 5-rated Braves and the league No. 14-ranked Phillies, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Phillies rank No. 8 in the National League at 8.5 hits per game. That compares with Atlanta’s No. 7 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Philadelphia features the National League's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the National League at home, scoring 4.9 runs per game.

Philadelphia won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Braves on August 12. Bettors who backed the Phillies at +154 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia got the job done in their last match in a 5-1 victory over Atlanta on Monday at Turner Field behind starter Cole Hamels.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a loss are 9-1

A few Phillies at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
Philadelphia is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games when playing Atlanta
Philadelphia is 4-17 SU in its last 21 games
Philadelphia is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Atlanta is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games
Atlanta is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games
Atlanta is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at Atlanta, Wednesday, August 14