Philadelphia Phillies VS Atlanta Braves

MLB Baseball 01:05 PM ET

Tuesday

08/09/2020

TBSP, NBCSP, FSSO

Spread: Atlanta Braves -130

Over/Under: 10

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 face the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday, August 9, 2020 1:05 P.M, ET. The Braves are looking to bounce back after the Phillies took game 1 at a score of 5-0 on Saturday. Sunday at 1:05 in the afternoon will be their 1st game of the day as they will take part in a double header, with the game only allowed a total of 7 innings. The Philadelphia Phillies are 7th in the National League with a 4-4 record, and are 3rd in the NL East Division.

The Phillies are on a .500 win percentage with just 8 games played this season, since they sat out 1 week due to Covid 19 related issues. The team has an overall earned run average of 5.28 which is 27th in the season with 2.80 team batting average. The Phillies will look to build off their win on Saturday, and are now on their 2nd game streak. Jay Bruce led the way in game 1 with the double plus the home run with 3 runs batted in. Didi Gregoreus and J.T Realmuto each had an RBI for the team, with Realmuto getting the solo home run. Jean Segura got the base hit and Bryce Harper went 2 for 4 to get the win for the Phillies. Jake Arrieta got the win as he allowed only 3 hits while striking out 6 batters in 6 innings. Vince Velasquez will be on the mound for the Phillies in the 1st game. He is 0-0 with a 12.00 ERA this season.

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies Predictions 8/9/2020

The Atlanta Braves look to bounce back after being rendered scoreless in their series opener against Philly. The Braves won 2 of their last 3 games, and despite their strong offense for the season they only made 5 runs in their last 3 matchups. The Braves had 4 hits in their loss, with Adeiny Hechavarria went 2 for 3 with Travis d’Arnaud and Nick Markakis had 1 base hit each. Kyle Wright is now 0-2 after allowing 4 runs on 6 hits with 3 strikeouts in 6 innings. The Braves are now in the 5th spot of the National League with a 9-6 record, and are 2nd in the NL East Division. Huascar Ynoa will be on the mound for game 2. He was 0-0 with an 18.00 earned run average and 3 strikeouts last season.

Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies. MLB’s pick for the 1st match in the double header will go to the Atlanta Braves -130. Despite dropping the 1st game, Atlanta is still having a good season winning plenty of games early on. The Phillies are 9-4 in their last 13 games against Atlanta at home, but the Braves can reduce this lead with the way they have been playing this season. It will all come down with the bullpen as Philly has the worst in the league, while the Braves are 5th best with a 2.69 ERA. Atlanta will win predicted at 5-3.

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MLB Starting Time: 1:05 PM ET

Location: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date: Sunday, August 09, 2020

TV: TBSP, NBCSP, FSSO

MLB Odds:  Atlanta Braves -130

MLB Totals: 10

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