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Atlanta Braves Starter Tyrell Jenkins Out to Silence Philadelphia Phillies Bats in MLB Contest

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

Tyrell Jenkins will take the mound for the Atlanta Braves, and he'll carry a 0-2 record into the contest. Vince Velasquez gets the ball for the Philadelphia Phillies; he's 8-2 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Atlanta Braves in this matchup found them as 121 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.6-4.0 win for the Braves. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Atlanta (35-67) will face the 47-57 Phillies in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The Atlanta Braves sit at No. 27 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Philadelphia Phillies sit at No. 25 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Atlanta Braves and its No. 30-rated batting order, averaging 3.44 runs per nine innings, against the No. 29 line up of the Philadelphia Phillies at 3.55 runs per outing.

Defensively, Philadelphia features the No. 27-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.92 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 at home, scoring 3.47 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Phillies enjoyed a 7-5 victory at the expense of the Braves on Thursday, with Aaron Nola throwing 5 innings of 8-hit ball at Turner Field.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 14-5 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Atlanta is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Atlanta is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Atlanta, Saturday, July 30th