Philadelphia sends Jonathan Pettibone vs Kris Medlen in Phillies vs Braves game
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies battle the visiting Atlanta Braves on Sunday in MLB betting action at Citizens Bank Park.
It's a pitching duel between Jonathan Pettibone for the Phillies (4-3 on the year) and Kris Medlen for Atlanta (6-7 so far).
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 12-ranked Phillies and the National League No. 8-rated Braves in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Braves rank No. 9 in the National League at 8.4 hits per game. That compares with Philadelphia’s No. 6 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the National League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.
Atlanta was a 13-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Phillies. They won as -120 favorites, while the total score of 17 made winners of OVER bettors. The Braves grabbed a win last time out, defeating Kyle Kendrick and the Phillies 13-4 on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 8-2
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Braves at Phillies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
Atlanta is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Atlanta is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Philadelphia is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
Atlanta at Miami, Monday, July 8
Philadelphia home to Washington, Monday, July 8