Philadelphia favored by -126 against Atlanta on Sunday

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Sep 8, 1:35 PM | GrassCitizens Bank Park

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

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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.

View Atlanta vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
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.

Power Rankings:
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.

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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

Next up:
Atlanta at Miami, Monday, September 9
Philadelphia home to San Diego, Tuesday, September 10

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