Philadelphia favored by -126 against Atlanta on Sunday
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds
The Phillies get a visit from the Atlanta Braves in baseball action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
The Phillies will rely on Cole Hamels to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Paul Maholm will be his counterpart for the Braves. Cole Hamels is 6-13 this season, and Paul Maholm is 10-10.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Braves listed as underdogs of +-126 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.
The Phillies sit at No. 14 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Braves sit at a National League No. 6 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Braves rank No. 8 in the National League at 8.5 hits per game. That compares with Philadelphia’s No. 13 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the National League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Atlanta was a 6-5 loser on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Philadelphia at +156 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Atlanta suffered a 6-5 loss against Philadelphia on Saturday, as Alex Wood wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Citizens Bank Park.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Braves at Phillies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Atlanta's last 16 games
Atlanta is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Philadelphia is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
Atlanta at Miami, Monday, September 9
Philadelphia home to San Diego, Tuesday, September 10