NL East Preview: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves

by Dirty on September 27, 2011

Betting on Braves Baseball The Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves will meet on the field at Turner Field on Tuesday in a battle of division rivals.

Righthander Roy Oswalt will take the mound for the Phillies to start this game. Oswalt is 8-10 this season with a 3.86 ERA.

Starting this game for the Braves will be Derek Lowe. The righthander has a 4.92 ERA to go along with a 9-16 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Phillies listed as 115-moneyline favorites versus the Braves, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -137 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Philadelphia has won 2 straight games.
Atlanta has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Philadelphia: 100-60 SU
Atlanta: 89-71 SU

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

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
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 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia’s last 9 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 6 games at home
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Atlanta home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, September 28

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