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Moneyline Favors Atlanta Braves in MLB Battle with Philadelphia Phillies

Citizens Bank Park hosts an MLB battle between the Philadelphia Phillies and the visiting Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.

The Philadelphia Phillies will turn to Jerad Eickhoff and his 4-7 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Atlanta Braves send R.A. Dickey (8-8) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Philadelphia Phillies as -103 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.8-4.3 result in favor of the Phillies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Philadelphia (49-81) will face the 57-72 Braves in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Atlanta injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 28-rated Philadelphia Phillies and the league No. 23-ranked Atlanta Braves, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Philadelphia Phillies No. 28-ranked scoring average of 4.12 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves offense rated No. 19 and scoring 4.54 runs per game. The Phillies have averaged 8.5 hits per game to date this season, less than the Braves hitters have managed (9.03 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Philadelphia has the No. 21-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the No. 26 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves endured a 6-1 loss at the hands of the Phillies on Monday, with Lucas Sims throwing 6.1 innings of 8-hit ball at Citizens Bank Park.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Philadelphia, Wednesday, August 30th