Philadelphia Phillies VS Atlanta Braves

MLB Baseball 06:05 PM ET

Friday

08/08/2020

NSPA, FSSE

Spread: Atlanta Braves -110

Over/Under: 10

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Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 8/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

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The Atlanta Braves will be filling bases against the Philadelphia Phillies at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Saturday, August 08, 2020 at 6:05 PM ET. Atlanta comes into this game fresh from their win over Toronto. Meanwhile, Philadelphia splits their series with the Yankees after a week off. The Atlanta Braves, with a 9-5 standing and a team percentage of .643, are in 5th place behind the Dodgers in the National League. The Braves are in 2nd place behind the Marlins in the NL East Division. The Philadelphia Phillies are in 3rd place behind the Braves in the NL East Division, with a 3-4 standing and a team percentage of .429. The Phillies are in 8th place behind the Brewers in the National League.

Atlanta came out from a set against the Blue Jays and won two of three games from that set. The Braves will be fielding Kyle Wright as the starting pitcher for Saturday’s match-up. Wright was 0-3 last season, with an 8.69 Earned Run Average (ERA) and 18 strikeouts in 19.2 innings of play. In pitching for Atlanta this season, Wright recorded 0-1 with a 7.50 ERA and 8 strikeouts in 6.0 innings of work.

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Predictions 8/8/2020

Philadelphia faced off with the Yankees this week, and the Phillies snatched a couple of wins from that match-up. Philadelphia appointed Jake Arrieta to take on the mound for Saturday’s contest. Arrieta holds an 8-8 record last season, with a 4.64 ERA and 110 Ks in 135.2 innings of play. This season, Arrieta recorded 5.40 ERA and four strikeouts in playing his first start for the Phillies.

The Braves will be lacking 8 key players in tonight’s match-up. Starting Pitchers Cole Hamels (triceps) and Mike Soroka (Achilles), with Relief Pitchers Chris Martin (neck), Jacob Webb (shoulder), Phil Pfeifer (elbow), and Jeremy Walker (Shoulder) will not step on the pitcher’s plate tonight. Designated Hitter Matt Adams (hamstring) and Second Baseman Ozzie Albies (wrist) will be on the bench for Atlanta. The Phillies recorded 3 key players on their injured list. Relief Pitchers David Robertson (elbow), Ranger Suarez (undisclosed status), and Seranthony Dominguez (elbow) will not be in the pitching staff of Philadelphia.

Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies. The MLB Pick for this contest is the Atlanta Braves -110. The Braves are 7-7 at the spread this season, and the totals went over in 6 of Atlanta’s last 14 outings. The Phillies are 3-4 at the spread this year, and the totals went over in 2 of Philadelphia’s last 7 contests. Atlanta will win this round to a predicted score of 8-3.

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MLB Starting Time: 6:05 PM ET

Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA

Date: Saturday, August 08, 2020

TV: NSPA, FSSE

MLB Odds: Atlanta Braves -110

MLB Totals: 10

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