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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Wednesday when the Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies meet at Citizens Bank Park.
Julio Teheran will be the starting pitcher for the Braves on this day. Righthander Teheran is 1-1 this season with a 2.84 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Cliff Lee who starts for the Phillies. Lefthander Lee is 2-1 with a 5.50 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 9-6 winner as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -125 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Atlanta has won 4 straight games.
Atlanta: 9-4 SU
Philadelphia: 6-7 SU
A few trends to consider:
Atlanta4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta5-1-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Atlanta4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Atlanta is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games ,when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 8-16-1 SU in its last 25 games ,
Philadelphia is 3-8-1 SU in its last 12 games ,at home
Philadelphia is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,when playing Atlanta
Philadelphia home to Atlanta, Thursday, April 17