Philadelphia Phillies visit Atlanta Braves in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Philadelphia Phillies

vs

Atlanta Braves
Friday, July 18, 2014 7:35 PM ET
Turner Field

The visiting Philadelphia Phillies hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at Turner Field against the Atlanta Braves.

It's a pitching duel between Ervin Santana for the Atlanta Braves (7-6 on the year) and AJ Burnett for Philadelphia Phillies (6-8 so far).

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Opening Odds and Betting Line

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -143 for the Atlanta Braves in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 7 at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Braves to win this game 4.1-3.4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

52-43 Atlanta battles the Phillies, currently with a 42-53 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Philadelphia injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 3-rated Atlanta Braves and the league No. 25-ranked Philadelphia Phillies, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Atlanta Braves No. 28-ranked scoring average of 3.81 runs per game, against a Philadelphia Phillies offense rated No. 26 and scoring 3.86 runs per game. The Braves have averaged 8.44 hits per game to date this season, more than the Phillies hitters have managed (8.26 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Atlanta has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the No. 21 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 10-3 loser as they battled the Nationals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -135 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Phillies were saddled with a loss last time out in Kyle Kendrick's start, as they lost 10-3 against Washington on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.

Atlanta was a 10-7 winner in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They won as -156 favorites, while the total score of 17 made winners of OVER bettors. Atlanta rolled to a 10-7 win against Chicago on Sunday, as Julio Teheran and the Braves' bats led the team to victory at Wrigley Field.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Betting Odds Trends

Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Philadelphia is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia

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Philadelphia at Atlanta, Saturday, July 19th

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