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The Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves will meet on the field at Turner Field on Saturday in a battle of division rivals.
The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Ethan Martin in this game. Martin has a 2-4 record and a 6.90 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Mike Minor who starts for the Braves. Lefthander Minor is 13-8 with a 3.22 ERA so far this season.
Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Braves on September 27. Bettors who backed the Braves at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Philadelphia has lost 3 straight games.
Atlanta has won 2 straight games.
Philadelphia: 72-88 SU
Atlanta: 95-65 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Atlanta's last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 10 games when playing Philadelphia
Atlanta home to Philadelphia, Sunday, September 29