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Kyle Kendrick out to silence Braves bats in MLB contest

Atlanta BravesPhiladelphia Phillies
May 7, 7:05 PM | GrassCitizens Bank Park

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

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The Philadelphia Phillies look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Braves arrive at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday.

Kyle Kendrick gets the call for the Philadelphia Phillies and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Jair Jurrjens brings a 3-0 ledger to the game for the Braves as he tries to quiet the Phillies bats.

View Atlanta vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Phillies in this one will find them as -120 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 999 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 1 (Phillies) and the No. 2 (Braves) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Braves rank No. 11 in the National League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Philadelphia’s No. 5 ranking in that category.

Philadelphia owns the National League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 1-rated defense.

In their last action, Atlanta was a 5-0 winner on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Atlanta at +132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Braves didn’t allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Philadelphia 5-0 on Friday at Citizens Bank Park.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a win are 8-2

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 9-1
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2

A few Braves at Phillies trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Atlanta's last 13 games
Philadelphia is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Philadelphia is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 15 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Philadelphia is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta at Philadelphia, Sunday, May 8

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