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Philadelphia Phillies Starter Chad Billingsley Out to Silence Milwaukee Brewers Bats in MLB Contest

The Philadelphia Phillies get a visit from the Milwaukee Brewers in MLB baseball betting action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Milwaukee puts its faith in starter Matt Garza to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 4-10. Getting the ball for the Philadelphia Phillies is Chad Billingsley, who owns a 0-2 record on the season with a 6.75 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Philadelphia Phillies as 117 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.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.2-2.3 victory for the Brewers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Philadelphia Phillies bring a 27-53 record to the battle against the 32-48 Brewers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Milwaukee injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 30-ranked Philadelphia Phillies and the No. 24-rated Milwaukee Brewers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Philadelphia has baseball's No. 30-rated offensive output, at 8.21 hits per game. The Milwaukee Brewers average 8.26 hits per game, good for No. 22 on the list.

Defensively, Milwaukee features the No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.03 runs per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 at home, scoring 3.52 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Brewers enjoyed a 9-5 victory at the expense of the Phillies on Wednesday, with K Lohse throwing 6.1 innings of 9-hit ball at Citizens Bank Park.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
  • Milwaukee is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Philadelphia's last 12 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Philadelphia's last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Cincinnati, Friday, July 3rd
Philadelphia at Atlanta, Friday, July 3rd