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Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

The Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies will meet on the field at Citizens Bank Park on Monday in a battle of division rivals.

The Braves will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Ervin Santana in this game. Santana has a 1-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.

The Phillies will counter Santana with Fausto Carmona. Righthander Carmona has a 4.36 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.

In their last action, Atlanta was a 10-2 winner at home against the Nationals. Bettors on Atlanta at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Phillies were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Atlanta has won 3 straight games.
Philadelphia has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Atlanta: 8-4 SU
Philadelphia: 6-6 SU

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Monday are 9-1
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Atlanta

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Atlanta, Tuesday, April 15