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The Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Citizens Bank Park.
Righthander Kris Medlen will take the mound for the Braves to start this game. Medlen is 6-7 this season with a 3.11 ERA.
Medlen's opponent in this one will be Jonathan Pettibone. The Phillies righthander has a 3.99 ERA to go along with a 4-3 record this season.
Atlanta was a 13-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Phillies. They won as -120 favorites, while the total score of 17 made winners of OVER bettors.
Atlanta: 50-37 SU
Philadelphia: 42-46 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 8-2
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
Atlanta is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Atlanta is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Philadelphia is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
Atlanta at Miami, Monday, July 8
Philadelphia home to Washington, Monday, July 8