Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves 5-26-2023

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves 5/26/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves 5/26/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


On Friday evening, the Philadelphia Phillies will continue a road trip to face off with the Atlanta Braves in the second installment of a National League four-game series at Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia.


Philadelphia dropped to 23-27 overall and 9-17 when playing away from home after losing the recent road outing and placed fourth in the NL East 8 games behind Atlanta in first place.


The Phillies enter this three-game battle after splitting their last six matches played for the season. On Thursday, Philadelphia scored just 5 runs on 11 hits while allowing the Braves to score 8 runs on 12 hits in the losing effort.


Second baseman Bryson Stott led the Phillies with a batting average of.291 and a team-high 57 hits, while designated hitter Kyle Schwarber led in home runs with 12 for Philadelphia.


First baseman Alec Bohm chipped in a team-leading 35 RBI, and center fielder Brandon Marsh contributed an on-base percentage of.384 to the Phillies.


On Friday, the Philadelphia Phillies will send righty Taijuan Walker to the mound to start the opening match of a series against Atlanta. The right-handed thrower is 3-2 on the year with a 5.79 ERA and 42 strikeouts in his starts.


The Philadelphia Phillies are 3-8 SU in their last 11 outings, and the Phillies are 0-5 straight up in their last 5 road games.


Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in their last 6 contests when playing on the road against Atlanta, while the totals went over in 5 of the Phillies’ last 6 matches versus a rival from the National League East Division.


More MLB Picks Predictions Previews

Chat with our Live Handicapper to Know More about the Game.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Predictions 5/26/2023


The Atlanta Braves stay home looking for their third straight victory when they host the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday evening.


Atlanta improved to 31-19 overall, 14-12 at home after winning the recent two home contests, and remained on top of the NL East with 5.5 games ahead of the NY Mets in second place this year.


The Braves won three of the last five contests, including a huge 8-5 home triumph in the series opener against the Phillies last time out.


On Thursday, Atlanta gave up one run in the 7th inning, bringing the game to 5-all in the seventh frame, but managed to rally in the 8th inning with a three-run blast, resulting in an 8-5 home triumph in the series opener.


Right fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. recorded a batting average of.330 with a team-high 63 hits and an on-base percentage of.419, leading the Atlanta Braves in those categories.


First baseman Matt Olson pitched in a team-leading 14 home runs and 36 runs batted in for the Braves while Atlanta recorded a team batting average of.254 and a slugging percentage of.456 this year.


The Atlanta Braves management will counter with southpaw Jared Shuster to start game 2 of the four-game series versus the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.


The left-handed starter is 1-2 on the season with an ERA of 5.49 and has fanned out 15 batters in his starts this year.


The totals went over in 8 of Atlanta’s last 11 contests and 7 of the Braves’ last 8 games played versus Philadelphia.


The totals went over in 14 of Atlanta’s last 20 home matches, while the Braves are 5-1 SU in their last 6 outings when playing at home against the Phillies.


Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves The MLB pick for this contest is Atlanta -135. The Braves are the better team here, and Atlanta will dominate this matchup with a home-field advantage on Friday night.


The Braves gained momentum after winning the recent two matches played, including game 1 of 4, versus the Phillies, who lost three of the last four contests. The prediction is that the Atlanta Braves will win 6-4.


MLB Free Premium Picks Predictions. Today’s entire Major League Baseball premium pick predictions are free right now at 1-888-711-4311 or text the word WINBIG to 760-670-3130 to receive them. Included are Best Bets, Totals, Parlays and First Five Inning winners for today free of charge. 

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves 5/26/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 7:20 PM ET


Location: Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia


Date: Friday, May 26, 2023




MLB Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta Braves -135


MLB Totals:10.0


Click Here For More MLB Baseball Video Free Picks