Monday, June 5, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Aaron Nola vs. Bartolo Colon
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Turner Field on Monday, June 5, 2017 to play the Atlanta Braves. The probable starters are Aaron Nola for the Phillies and Bartolo Colon for the Braves.
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The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +115 and Atlanta at -125. The Phillies have a 30-21-2 over/under record and a 23-30-0 run line mark. The Braves are 29-24-0 against the run line and have a 32-20-1 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 30-21-2 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 23-30-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 32-20-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 29-24-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
06/03/17 P Joaquin Benoit Knee 10-day DL (06/01)
05/31/17 P Vince Velasquez Elbow 10-day DL (05/31)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
05/28/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 60-day DL (04/09)
05/28/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 1B Freddie Freeman Wrist 10-day DL (05/18)
05/28/17 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
05/28/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL (02/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 18-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Nola has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 5.06 and a WHIP of 1.44. He has 29 strikeouts over his 32 innings pitched and he's given up 35 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 182 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 166 hitters and walked 83 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.94. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 499 base hits and 257 earned runs. They have allowed 82 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 178 batters and struck out 376. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.98.
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As a team Philadelphia is hitting .242, good for 22nd in the league. The Phillies hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .290 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 62 hits this season in 214 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .416 and an OPS+ of 105. Aaron Altherr is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 43 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 148 at bats. His OPS+ is 142 while his slugging percentage is at .534. The Phillies have 432 hits, including 95 doubles and 54 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 157 times so far this season and they have struck out 446 times as a unit. They have left 332 men on base and have a team OPS of .703. They score 3.96 runs per contest and have scored a total of 210 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 23-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.99, Bartolo Colon has a 2-6 record and a 1.66 WHIP. He has 36 strikeouts over the 55.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 77 hits. He allows 12.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 148 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 158 batters and walked 69 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.8 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.51. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 467 base knocks and 238 earned runs this season. They have given up 71 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 188 hitters and struck out 360 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.78.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 7th in the league. The Braves hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Brandon Phillips comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .344. He has 49 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 169 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .402 with an OPS+ of 97. Nick Markakis is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .362. He has collected 58 hits in 205 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .366. The Braves as a unit have 486 base hits, including 91 doubles and 53 homers. Atlanta has walked 161 times this year and they have struck out on 403 occasions. They have had 374 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 232 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies +115
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