Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves 8-2-22

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves 8/2/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves 8/2/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The Philadelphia Phillies (55-47) will meet the Atlanta Braves (62-41) in Game 1 of the NL East Division’s quick two-game duel at Truist Park in Atlanta on Tuesday at 7:20 PM ET.

 

Philadelphia is in 3rd place at 55-47 in the NL East Division with a .539 team percentage and 10 games behind first place. The team gained 476 runs while losing just 418 for a +58 run difference on the season.

 

The Phillies won over the Pittsburgh Pirates by a sweep over the weekend. In their recent win on Sunday, 3B Alec Bohm nailed three runs on four hits with an RBI in augmenting the offense for Philadelphia.

 

SP Aaron Nota lasted for 6.0 innings after yielding 6 hits, one earned run, and one BB but fanned out 8 Pittsburgh hitters in the win.

 

LF Kyle Schwarber collected 33 dingers while posting a team-high 66 RBIs and averages .204 at the plate in boosting the offense of the Phillies this season.

 

3B Alec Bohm intensified the offense of Philadelphia with a batting average of .299, an on-base percentage of .331, and slugging .415 throughout the year.

 

Nick Nelson (3-1, 3.94 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 48 Ks) will be controlling the ball for the Phillies in the first round of a quick two-game set facing the Braves on Tuesday. Nelson gave up 40 hits, 23 free bases, and a homer in pitching for 48.0 frames in his MLB career this season.

 

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Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Predictions 8/2/2022

 

The Atlanta Braves took 2nd place at 62-41 in the National League East Division with a team percentage of .602 and 3.5 contests behind first place after collecting a total of 486 runs while wasting 406 for a run difference of +80 over the course of the campaign.

 

The Braves come into this match-up versus the Phillies after shutting down the Arizona Diamondbacks in a series by a sweep over the weekend.

 

1B Matt Olson earned a one-run score on one hit in leading the offense of Atlanta in their recent win on Sunday while starter Max Fried finished 7.0 innings after conceding only four hits and granting two walks but struck out 5 Arizona batters in the victory.

 

Third Baseman Austin Riley magnified his intensity in improving the offense of the Braves with a team-leading 68 runs batted in, a batting average of .301, and knocked 29 balls over the perimeter this year.

 

The third baseman amplified the offense of Atlanta with a team-high on-base percentage of .360 and slugging .604 throughout the season.

 

The Atlanta Braves counter with right-hander Spencer Strider (5-3, 2.91 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 120 Ks) to take on the mound and start game 1 of a short two-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday.

 

Strider relinquished 51 hits, 5 long balls, and 31 free passes after 80.1 innings pitched in his pro baseball career throughout the campaign.  

 

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves. The MLB Pick for this contest is Atlanta -238. The Braves are the stronger team here after winning seven of their last nine home outings versus the Phillies this season.

 

Atlanta will be sending a solid starter in Spencer Strider (5-3, 2.91 ERA) who just came out strong against Philadelphia in leading the Braves in their 6-3 win last Tuesday.

 

Nick Nelson (3-1, 3.94 ERA) will be pitching in his second start this season after 26 appearances on the mound. Prediction: The Atlanta Braves will win 5-2.   

 

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Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves 8/2/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 7:20 PM ET

 

Location: Truist Park in Atlanta, GA

 

Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2022                  

                                                                     

TV: BSSE

 

MLB Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta Braves -238          

                    

MLB Totals: 7.5

 

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