Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies 9/11/23 - MLB Betting Picks and Odds
Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies
MLB: 1:05 PM
Sep. 11, 2023
Latest Odds : PHI -130 ; O/U 8.5
The Atlanta Braves will be on the road Monday afternoon for game one of a double header in Philadelphia against the Phillies. Atlanta comes into Monday 43 games above .500 after losing three of the last five following a four run loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Offensively Atlanta has been dominant this season with a .276 batting average to go along with 821 runs scored on 1337 hits. Ronald Acuna is the top player in the Atlanta offense with a .336 batting average to lead the team. Matt Olson has chipped in a team high 48 home runs and 118 RBIs this season.
Spencer Strider will take the ball for Atlanta and make his 29th start of the year on Monday. Through 28 games Strider has given up 74 runs in 162 innings resulting in a 3.83 ERA. Against the National League this season Strider has allowed 51 runs in 108 innings across 19 total outings.
The Philadelphia Phillies stay at home Monday 15 games above .500 is the number one Wild Card team in the National League. Offensively Philadelphia has been mediocre this season having scored 688 runs on 1253 hits across 141 games played. Kyle Schwarber has supplied the power for the Philadelphia lineup leading the team with 42 home runs and 93 RBIs. Bryce Harper is the most consistent bat for Philadelphia with a .293 batting average to go along with a stellar .390 on base percentage.
Offensively Philadelphia shined in their last game after compiling seven hits in 38 bats including three with runners in scoring position to score eight runs. Brandon Marsh led the way for Philadelphia with two hits in four at bats to drive in three runs, while Nick Castellanos added two hits in three at bats to drive in two runs as well. Kyle Schwarber supplied a 3 run home run in the second ending to round out the Philadelphia scoring.
Recent Betting Trends:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games.
Atlanta are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games.
Philadelphia are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home.
Free Betting Pick: Atlanta Braves +110
It has been extremely rare this year getting the Braves at plus money and we will gladly take it Monday. The Braves are the top team in baseball and have their magic number in site. With games against the Phillies the Braves can dwindle that number on Monday. Take Atlanta to do the job Monday on the road with a win in game 1. Final Score Prediction, Atlanta Braves win 6-2.