Braves vs Phillies Series Odds: MLB Betting Preview
Braves in Battle Mode, Phillies Hanging Tough
Braves vs Phillies Series Odds: The Atlanta Braves trail the New York Mets by just one game in the National League East, while the Phil’s are hanging on to the last wild card spot.
Before deciding how we’re going to bet the Braves vs Phillies Phillies series odds, let’s look at some of the relevant trends that may give us an edge when throwing down our cash tonight. The Braves are used to getting the series off to a winning start with 24 victories in their last 31 opening games. Atlanta has been terrific off a loss all season with a 45-18 record. The Braves have played in five straight unders against the National League East.
- Game: Atlanta Braves (93-56) at Philadelphia Phillies (81-67)
- Location: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA
- Television: FOX
Phillies Break Out of Slump, Start Massive Series With Braves
Continuing our Braves vs Phillies series odds preview: Last night the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from, a 3-run deficit in the 8th inning to tie it, and then grabbed victory from the clutches of defeat in the 10th (4-3). They maintained control of the last wild card spot over the Milwaukee Brewers with 14 games left.
Last weekend, the Braves swept the Phillies by a combined score of 16-7. If that happens again, the Phils could see their lead evaporate with the Brewers playing in Cincinnati. Rob Thompson’s team has not been a good wager this season with 290 units lost despite the stellar record.
If you’ve followed the Phillies over the years, you know this is a difficult organization to bet with almost 8500 losses since 2012. They have not made money for bettors since 2011 (+1039 units). Ranger Suarez gets the ball for hoping to build off a terrific six-inning performance against Atlanta in his last start when he gave up just one earned run and two hits in six innings.
Sloppy Braves Fail to Move Into Tie With Mets
If the Braves don’t catch the Mets in the MLB standings 2022, perhaps they’ll look back at yesterday’s loss to the Washington Nationals as a reason why. Their sloppiness on the base paths helped the Nats steal a 3-2 win, leaving Atlanta still just one game behind New York.
Max Fried will toe the rubber for the Bravo’s. The 2022 All-Star is having the best season of his career, allowing just 147 hits over 175.1 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 5.13 while allowing just 7.5 hits per nine innings. While studying his splits, it appears as if the 6-year veteran is getting stronger as the season progresses.
Through the first two months of the season, Fried was 5-2 with an ERA over 3.00, but since the lefty is 8-4 allowing just 28 earned runs in 71 innings (2.20 ERA). In his two starts in September, the Los Angeles native has been untouchable while allowing just nine hits in 17 innings. Against the Phillies, he’ll face one of the top offensive teams in the National League but good pitching beats good hitting most of the time,
Betting Public Cleary on Braves, Under
Expect the opening number (-145) to get bumped up some with the mass majority of betting tickets flowing in on Atlanta. Brian Snitker’s team is receiving 86% of the early money, while the under is getting the same 86% of the total money.
To conclude our Braves vs Phillies series odds preview, our recommendation is to bet on the Braves. They’ve won four of their last five meetings and are 38-16 against left-handed pitching this season, On the road against lefties, Atlanta is 14-6. Atlanta is the sharp play in this one.Follow us on Twitter