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Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves Picks & Betting Tips - Atlanta To Sweep Phillies

  • Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves tips for Thursday
  • First pitch is slated for 19:20 ET at Truist Field
  • Right-hander Kyle Gibson (4-5, 4.87 ERA, 1.28 WHIP) gets the ball for the Phillies
  • Braves send right-hander Ian Anderson (8-5, 3.60 ERA, 1.24 WHIP) to the bump
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    Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves Picks & Betting Tips
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Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves Picks & Betting Tips


Philadelphia (81-77) sits 4.5 games behind NL East leading Atlanta with five games remaining. 

The Phillies have lost three straight and are 5-5 in last 10. The Phillies are 34-43 on the road and vs. 58-49 RHPs.

Gibson has not pitched well since coming over from Texas, posting a 4-5 record and a 4.87 ERA along with a 1.28 WHIP and a .252 OBA in 11 games (10 starts). The 33-year-old has given up 22 runs, including four homers, and 30 hits over his last 27.2 innings (five starts).    

Atlanta’s (85-72) magic number to clinch the NL for a fourth consecutive season is down to one.  

The Braves have won five straight and are 9-1 in last 10. Atlanta is 39-37 at home and 62-54 against RHPs.

Anderson has alternated good and bad outings over the last six five starts. The 23-year-old limited Pittsburgh to just two hits and one run over 7 innings while striking out eight and walking one. Anderson is 2-0 with a 4.79 ERA and a .224 OBA in September.

Head To Head


Atlanta defeated Philadelphia 7-2 on Wednesday for its second straight victory over the Phillies as Max Fried permitted just two runs and four hits in seven innings of work and Austin Riley drove in three runs. Atlanta outhit Philadelphia 11-5 with Dansby Swanson leading the way with three hits. 

The Braves have won six of the eight meetings at Truist Field and leads the season-series 11-7. They have outscored the Phillies 84-67 in the series.

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Philadelphia has lost three straight.

The Phillies are 13-13 in September, getting outscored by their opponents 119-116.

Philadelphia’s offense has averaged 4.2 runs over the last 14 games with a slash line of .251/.326/.416.

The Phillies’ pitching staff has compiled a 9-5 record over this 14-game stretch with a 3.92 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and .221 OBA.

Atlanta Braves Form


Atlanta has won five straight and 9 of 12.

The Braves are 15-10 in September, outscoring their opponents 130-91. 

Atlanta’s offense has produced 5.1 runs over the last 14 games with a slash line of .263/.315/.416.

The Braves’ pitching staff has compiled an 9-5 record during this 14- game stretch with a 2.58 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and .200 OBA.  

Verdict

Philadelphia’s playoff hope is hanging by a thread as one more loss by the Phillies will equal elimination. Gibson is in poor form and he has not fared well on the road this year, posting a 4.29 ERA. Gibson has permitted 14 runs over the last three road starts. The Phillies have struggled at the plate against the Phillies hitting just .233.

Atlanta has dominated Philadelphia at home and Anderson has pitched well at Truist Field, 4-1 record with a 3.58 ERA, has been very good against the Phillies this year as he has allowed just 8 runs and 19 hits over 23.1 innings in four starts. Anderson threw seven shutout innings the last time he faced Philadelphia in June. The Braves are hitting .258 against the Phillies and averaging over 5 runs a game at Truist Field.

Best Bet: Atlanta Braves Moneyline @-147.06 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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