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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Thursday when the Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves meet at Turner Field.
The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Tyler Cloyd in this game. Cloyd has a 2-6 record and a 5.91 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Braves will be David Hale. The righthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Marlins on September 25. Bettors who backed the Marlins at +147 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, Atlanta was a 4-0 loser at home against the Brewers. Bettors on Milwaukee at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Philadelphia: 72-86 SU
Atlanta: 93-65 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Philadelphia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing Philadelphia
Atlanta is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Atlanta home to Philadelphia, Friday, September 27