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

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

63-46TEAM RECORD49-60

The Philadelphia Phillies host Atlanta on Tuesday, looking to build on their 49-60 mark against the 63-46 Braves in MLB betting action at Citizens Bank Park.

Mike Minor gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Braves on this day; he's 6-7 on the season. The Phillies, meanwhile, will counter with Cole Hamels, who will be looking to improve on his 11-6 mark.

View Atlanta vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Phillies as -140 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Phillies - Braves odds would favor the Braves if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Philadelphia is rated No. 7 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Atlanta is at No. 6 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 10-rated National League offense, averaging 4.1 runs per game, against a Braves defense that ranks No. 6 in the National League at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Phillies have averaged 8.9 hits per game so far, more than Braves batters have averaged on the year (8.7 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Philadelphia has the National League's No. 10-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the National League's No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

The Braves were a 6-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -117 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Phillies, a 6-1 final on Monday in support of Ben Sheets at Citizens Bank Park.

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

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

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 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Philadelphia is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Atlanta at Philadelphia, Wednesday, August 8

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