MLB Preview: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves

by Dirty on June 1, 2010

Braves Vs Phillies Betting The Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels will be the starting pitcher for the Phillies on this day. Lefthander Hamels is 5-3 this season with a 3.82 ERA.

It’ll be Tim Hudson toeing the rubber for the Braves in this contest. Righthander Hudson is 5-1 with a 2.24 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 131-moneyline favorites versus the Phillies, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.

Troy Glaus was 2-for-4 with a three-run shot, as the Braves handled the Phillies 9-3 on Monday.

Atlanta won as -155 home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 7.5-run total listed by sportsbooks.

Chipper Jones went 2-for-4 with a two-run dinger for the Braves, as Tommy Hanson allowed one run over 6 2-3 innings to get the win for Atlanta.

Carlos Ruiz, Ben Francisco, and Wilson Valdez drove in runs for Philadelphia, while Joe Blanton gave up four earned runs over six innings to take the loss for the Phillies.

Current streak:
Philadelphia has lost 2 straight games.
Atlanta has won 6 straight games.

Team records:
Philadelphia: 28-22 SU
Atlanta: 29-22 SU

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia’s last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 8 games when playing Atlanta
Philadelphia is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta’s last 8 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 7 games

Next up:
Atlanta home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 2

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