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Atlanta BravesPhiladelphia Phillies
May 6, 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 Friday.

Philadelphia hands the ball to starter Cliff Lee in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-2 mark on the year. Atlanta counters with Derek Lowe, who will try to quiet the fans and the Phillies bats at the same time.

View Atlanta vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Atlanta before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-160-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 7.5.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Phillies, most recently No. 1 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Braves, who rate a National League No. 2 in the latest survey.

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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 8.1 hits per game. That compares with Philadelphia’s No. 4 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Philadelphia has the National League's No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the National League's No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

Atlanta won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Brewers on May 5. Bettors who backed the Braves at -132 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Atlanta got the job done in their last match in a 2-1 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday at Turner Field behind starter Brandon Beachy.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 7-3 winner at home against the Nationals. Bettors on Philadelphia at -222 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Phillies hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when Roy Halladay struck out 10 batters in 7-3 victory on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Friday are 1-9
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 8-2
After playing Washington are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

A few Braves at Phillies trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Atlanta's last 12 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Philadelphia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Atlanta
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta at Philadelphia, Saturday, May 7

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