Hanson and Blanton Take the Mound for the Braves and Phillies on FOX Tonight

by Dirty on July 7, 2012

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The fans at Citizens Bank Park will be treated to a game between the Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies when they take their seats on Saturday.

The Braves will give the ball to starter Tommy Hanson in this one. Righthander Hanson is 9-5 this season with a 3.70 ERA.

It’ll be Joe Blanton toeing the rubber for the Phillies in this contest. Righthander Blanton is 7-6 with a 4.79 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 108-moneyline favorites versus the Phillies, while the game’s total is sitting at 9.

Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 5-0 winner as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -117 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Atlanta has won 2 straight games.
Philadelphia has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Atlanta: 44-39 SU
Philadelphia: 37-48 SU

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a loss are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
Atlanta is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Atlanta’s last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Atlanta’s last 24 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Philadelphia’s last 13 games at home

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Atlanta, Sunday, July 8

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