Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 6/15/2014
Monday, June 16, 2014 6:10 PM on CSPh, SPSO
Turner Field, Atlanta, Georgia
Philadelphia Phillies - Hamels, C (2-3) vs. Atlanta Braves - Teheran, J (6-4)
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Veteran lefty Cole Hamels will get the call for the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night and will go up against six-game winner Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves.
On Wednesday, Cole Hamels pitched eight scoreless innings against the San Diego Padres, but all he got from that start was a no decision. He allowed just five hits in that game and struck out a season-high 11 batters while walking only one hitter. Through 10 starts, Hamels is just 2-3, but he does have an above-average ERA of 3.07 and he has struck out 70 batters in 67.1 innings.
Braves second baseman Dan Uggla has never done well versus Hamels, going just 9-for-62 against him with three home runs and 22 strikeouts. Outfielder Justin Upton is 7-for-23 against Hamels in his career with a double and a homer.
23-year-old Julio Teheran had his worst start of the year on Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies on the road when he let in seven earned runs on 10 hits in 6.1 innings of work. He ended up striking out five in that game and walked no one. On the season, Teheran is 6-4 and he has a very solid 2.41 ERA.
Veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins has five hits in 13 at-bats against Teheran with a double, a home run and two RBI. Outfielder Marlon Byrd has just one hit against him in eight at-bats with four strikeouts.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
Philadelphia Phillies are 33-25-6 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Philadelphia Phillies is -0.6
Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta Braves are 25-37-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Atlanta Braves is 0
Injuries to Watch
06/07/14 P Mike Adams Rotator Cuff 15-day DL (6/7)
06/01/14 P Jeff Manship Quad 15-day DL (6/1)
05/25/14 3B Cody Asche Hamstring 15-day DL (5/23)
05/20/14 P Cliff Lee Elbow 15-day DL (5/20)
05/13/14 2B Freddy Galvis Collarbone out 6-8 weeks
03/28/14 P Miguel Gonzalez Shoulder 60-day DL (3/21)
03/29/14 P Brandon Beachy Elbow 60-day DL (3/21), out for season
03/29/14 P Cory Gearrin Elbow 60-day DL (3/26)
03/28/14 P Kris Medlen Elbow 60-day DL (3/21), out for season
03/28/14 P Jonny Venters Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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