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Philadelphia Phillies Host Atlanta Braves in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Philadelphia Phillies will look to improve on a 60-74 record when they take on the Atlanta Braves, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

John Gant gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Atlanta Braves on Saturday; he's 1-3 on the season. The Philadelphia Phillies, meanwhile, will counter with Vince Velasquez, who will be looking to improve on his 8-6 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Philadelphia Phillies as -158 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.7-1.2 victory for the Braves. 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

60-74 Philadelphia battles the Braves, currently with a 52-83 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Atlanta injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Philadelphia Phillies at No. 29 and the Atlanta Braves at No. 21 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Philadelphia Phillies and its No. 30-rated batting order, averaging 3.7 runs per nine innings, against the No. 29 line up of the Atlanta Braves at 3.83 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.78 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 30 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta got the job done in their last match in a 8-4 victory over Philadelphia on Friday at Citizens Bank Park behind starter Joel De La Cruz.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 16-4 ATS in its last 20 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games at home
  • Philadelphia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Philadelphia, Sunday, September 4th