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The Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Turner Field.
The Phillies will trot John Lannan out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Lannan has a 3-5 record and a 4.81 ERA this season.
It'll be Brandon Beachy toeing the rubber for the Braves in this contest. Righthander Beachy is 1-0 with a 5.00 ERA so far this season.
The Phillies were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -260 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Philadelphia: 53-66 SU
Atlanta: 73-47 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Philadelphia is 4-18 SU in its last 22 games
Atlanta is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games
Atlanta is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games at home
Philadelphia home to LA Dodgers, Friday, August 16
Atlanta home to Washington, Friday, August 16