NL East Preview: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves

by Dirty on September 28, 2011

Braves Baseball Betting The Atlanta Braves will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the Philadelphia Phillies at Turner Field.

The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Cole Hamels in this game. Hamels has a 14-9 record and a 2.75 ERA this season.

It’ll be Tim Hudson toeing the rubber for the Braves in this contest. Righthander Hudson is 16-10 with a 3.23 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 200-moneyline favorites versus the Phillies, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 7-1 winner as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -101 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Philadelphia has won 3 straight games.
Atlanta has lost 4 straight games.

Team records:
Philadelphia: 101-60 SU
Atlanta: 89-72 SU

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

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

A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Philadelphia’s last 20 games
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia’s last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 7 games
Atlanta is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Atlanta is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

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