Philadelphia Tops Atlanta 1-0 - Recap
Philadelphia's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Atlanta scoreless in a 1-0 victory on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia was an underdog by +134 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Philadelphia got 7 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 5. Antonio Bastardo earned the victory, while the Phillies got 1 RBI from Ben Revere in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Alex Wood worked 8 innings, giving up 8 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from B.J. Upton in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 8 hits, while Atlanta only had 4.
The game was closed out by Jonathan Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face New York.