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2018 MLB Season
(77-73) Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves (84-68)
Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 7:35 PM ET
Venue: SunTrust Park, Atlanta Georgia
Projected Pitchers: Vince Velasquez vs. Kevin Gausman
MLB Moneyline Odds: Braves -147 | Phillies +137
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Braves -1.5 (+140)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: 8.5
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It was a short outing for Velasquez as he got the no-decision in a 5-4 win over the Miami Marlins.
He went two innings giving up four hits and four earned runs while he struck out four and walked one.
In 140.0 innings of work this season, the right owns an excellent 10.03 K/9, a slightly high 3.60 BB/9, a solid 0.96 HR/9, and a weak 68.3% LOB%.
The end-result is a high 4.50 ERA and a more representable 3.66 FIP.
Philadelphia has played mediocre baseball in the past week winning three of their last six contests.
During that span their lineup is slashing .235/.323/.429 to go with 19 extra-base hits and 32 RBI.
Gausman was so-so in his last outing as he was able to pick up his fifth win as a Brave in a 10-5 win over Washington.
He went 5.2 innings giving up seven hits, three earned runs, and one home run while he struck out one and walked two.
In 172.1 innings of work this season Gausman owns a mediocre 7.05 K/9, a solid 2.35 BB/9, a slightly high 1.31 HR/9, and a solid 77.6% LOB%.
The end-result is a decent 3.92 ERA to go with a slightly higher 4.37 FIP.
Atlanta has played sub-par baseball in the past week winning just two of their six contests.
During that span their lineup is slashing .236/.322/.355 to go with 15 extra-base hits and 22 RBI.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- PHI are 7-1 in their last 8 Thu. games.
- PHI are 3-7 in their last 10 overall.
- Under is 15-7 in ATL last 22 games as a favorite.
- Under is 8-3-1 in the last 12 meetings in Atlanta.
Free Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Prediction:
Atlanta edges out Philadelphia at home.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER 8.5 Runs
Neither pitcher has been in the greatest of forms and these lineups have enough familiarity against these pitchers to produce some runs.
Expect the runs to creep over the threshold.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Braves 5 – Phillies 4
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