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|Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies|
If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies meet at Citizens Bank Park.
Tim Hudson will be the starting pitcher for the Braves on this day. Righthander Hudson is 4-7 this season with a 4.22 ERA.
Hudson's opponent in this one will be Kyle Kendrick. The Phillies righthander has a 3.59 ERA to go along with a 7-5 record this season.The Braves were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -158 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. Current streak:
Atlanta has lost 3 straight games.
Philadelphia has won 2 straight games.
Atlanta: 49-37 SU
Philadelphia: 42-45 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia home to Atlanta, Sunday, July 7