Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves Betting Preview

The Philadelphia Phillies will be taking on their divisional rival Atlanta Braves at SunTrust Park. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. ET and Fox Sports Southeast will be airing the action.

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves Odds

Philadelphia (-180) is entering this game as the favorite against Atlanta (+160) and Vegas has set the Over/Under for this night game at 9 runs (-110 for the over and -110 for the under). You can also bet on the games runline with the odds sitting at Phillies +1.5 runs (+115) and Braves -1.5 runs (-125).

The Phillies are 1-1 SU and have gone 0-1 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 1.2 units for moneyline bettors this year and 1.0 unit ATS. The Braves are 1-1 SU and 1-0 ATS. The teams gained 1.1 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 1.0 unit ATS.

Braves games have had an over/under record of one-0 in 2018. The Phillies have an over/under record of one-0.

The Phillies are looking for another victory following a 5-4 win in the prior game of the series.

Vince Velasquez will get the start for the visiting Phillies. The right-handed Velasquez recorded 68 strikeouts across 72 innings last year (15 starts) while finishing the season 2-7 overall with a 5.13 ERA and a 1.50 WHIP.

The Braves are putting the ball in the hands of righty Brandon McCarthy, who started 16 games last year while finishing the season 6-4 overall with a 3.98 ERA and a 1.25 WHIP.

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves Free Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Braves, ATS Winner – Phillies, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The Braves went 6-13 SU against the Phillies last season.
  • The Phillies bullpen posted an ERA of 5.15 against the Braves last year.