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|Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves|
The Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Turner Field.
Lefthander Cole Hamels will take the mound for the Phillies to start this game. Hamels is 4-13 this season with a 3.81 ERA.
Hamels's opponent in this one will be Julio Teheran. The Braves righthander has a 2.96 ERA to go along with a 9-5 record this season.Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 6-0 loser as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -215 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Atlanta won its last outing, a 9-4 result against the Marlins on August 11. Bettors who backed the Braves at -235 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Current streak:
Philadelphia has lost 3 straight games.
Philadelphia: 52-65 SU
Atlanta: 72-46 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a win are 9-1
A few trends to consider:
Atlanta home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, August 13