Philadelphia Phillies VS Atlanta Braves

MLB Baseball 04:05 PM ET

Tuesday

08/09/2020

TBS, NSPA

Spread: Atlanta Braves -120

Over/Under: 7

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 8/9/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 8/9/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies 8/9/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Atlanta Braves will be dashing in the field against the Philadelphia Phillies at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Sunday, August 09, 2020 at 4:05 PM ET. Atlanta comes into this contest with the hope of getting back from a 5-0 loss to the Phillies. Meanwhile, Philadelphia will try to duplicate their Saturday’s victory over Atlanta. The Atlanta Braves, with a 9-6 standing and a team percentage of .600, are in 2nd place behind the Marlins in the NL East Division. The Braves are in 5th place behind the Dodgers in the National League. The Philadelphia Phillies are in 7th place behind the Padres in the National League, with a 4-4 standing and a .500 team percentage. The Phillies are in 3rd place behind the Braves in the NL East Division.

Atlanta’s leading key player is Dansby Swanson who recorded a team-high 16 hits in 58 at-bats and 13 Run Batted In (RBI). Marcell Ozuna contributed a team-high 3 home runs and a .377 on base percentage with 13 hits. Ronald Acuna Jr. and Freddie Freeman added 12 and 10 hits, respectively. Max Fried was assigned for his fourth start this season, with a team-high 17.2 innings record in his first three starts this season. Fried posted 2-0 record with a 2.04 ERA and 15 strikeouts this season. In playing in his career against the Phillies, Fried recorded 1-2 with a 5.47 ERA and 23 Ks.

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Predictions 8/9/2020

Philadelphia was led by J.T. Realmuto in offense with a .333 batting average, 4 home runs and 9 RBIs. Bryce Harper contributed a team-high .469 on base percentage and Didi Gregorius added 9 hits in 28 at-bats to lead the Phillies. Vince Velasquez is expected to pitch one game of Sunday’s doubleheader. Velasquez posted a 7-8 overall record last season with 4.91 ERA. He allowed four ERA on three hits with two home runs in 3 innings against Miami.

The Braves will be missing 8 key players in this game. Starting Pitchers Mike Soroka (Achilles) and Cole Hamels (triceps), Relief Pitchers Chris Martin (neck), Jacob Webb (shoulder), Phil Pfeifer (elbow), and Jeremy Walker (shoulder) cannot pitch for Atlanta today. Second Baseman Ozzie Albies (wrist) and Designated Hitter Matt Adams (hamstring) will not be on the field for the game. The Phillies reported 3 key pitchers who cannot play today. Relief Pitchers David Robertson (elbow), Ranger Suarez (undisclosed statue), and Seranthony Dominguez (elbow) cannot step on the mound for Philadelphia.

Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies. The MLB Pick for this game is Atlanta -120. The Braves are 9-2 in their last 11 outings on grass, and 5-1 in their last 6 games against NL East Division. The Phillies are 0-45 in their last 4 match-ups on a Sunday. The prediction, Atlanta will win -120 to a predicted score of 3-2.

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MLB Starting Time: 4:05 PM ET

Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA

Date: Sunday, August 09, 2020

TV: TBS, NSPA

MLB Odds: Atlanta Braves -120

MLB Totals: 7

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