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|Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies|
The Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies will meet on the field at Citizens Bank Park on Friday in a battle of division rivals.
The Braves will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Kris Medlen in this game. Medlen has a 7-10 record and a 3.74 ERA this season.
The Phillies will counter Medlen with Cliff Lee. Lefthander Lee has a 3.05 ERA to go along with a 10-4 record this season.In their last action, Atlanta was a 11-2 winner at home against the Rockies. Bettors on Atlanta at -215 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Giants on August 1. Bettors who backed the Giants at +113 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Current streak:
Atlanta has won 7 straight games.
Philadelphia has lost 2 straight games.
Atlanta: 64-45 SU
Philadelphia: 50-58 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia home to Atlanta, Saturday, August 3