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The Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Citizens Bank Park.
The Braves will give the ball to starter Alex Wood in this one. Lefthander Wood is 2-1 this season with a 1.89 ERA.
Starting this game for the Phillies will be AJ Burnett. The righthander has a 3.94 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
In their last action, Atlanta was a 1-0 winner on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Atlanta at +123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Atlanta has won 5 straight games.
Philadelphia has lost 2 straight games.
Atlanta: 10-4 SU
Philadelphia: 6-8 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta at NY Mets, Friday, April 18
Philadelphia at Colorado, Friday, April 18