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The Atlanta Braves will be trying to extend a winning streak on Sunday when they take on the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Lefthander Alex Wood will take the mound for the Braves to start this game. Wood is 1-1 this season with a 5.02 ERA.
It'll be Cliff Lee toeing the rubber for the Phillies in this contest. Lefthander Lee is 10-4 with a 3.05 ERA so far this season.
Atlanta won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Phillies on August 3. Bettors who backed the Braves at -143 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Atlanta has won 9 straight games.
Philadelphia has lost 4 straight games.
Atlanta: 66-45 SU
Philadelphia: 50-60 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9
A few trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 12 games at home
Atlanta at Washington, Monday, August 5
Philadelphia home to Chi Cubs, Tuesday, August 6