Bet Jamaica MLB Preview — Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves

by Dirty on September 19, 2009

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves meet at Turner Field.

Pedro Martinez will be the starting pitcher for the Phillies on this day. Righthander Martinez is 5-0 this season with a 2.87 ERA.

It’ll be Javier Vazquez toeing the rubber for the Braves in this contest. Righthander Vazquez is 13-9 with a 3.01 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 160-moneyline favorites versus the Phillies, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.

Ryan Howard belted two home runs to lead the Phillies over the Braves 9-4 on Friday. The Phillies won the game as a -115 favorite, while the 13 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8.5).

Jimmy Rollins belted a three-run homer for the Phillies. Kyle Kendrick tossed four innings of relief to pick up the victory.

Brian McCann went 3-for-4 at the plate with a two-run homer for the Braves, who were +105 underdogs. Tim Hudson surrendered six hits and three runs over seven innings in the loss.

Current streak:
Philadelphia has won 6 straight games.

Team records:
Philadelphia: 86-60 SU
Atlanta: 78-69 SU

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta’s last 8 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Atlanta home to Philadelphia, Sunday, September 20

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