Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves Baseball Betting Tips 7/2/2019
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Nick Pivetta vs. Dallas Keuchel
Rhys Hoskins and the Philadelphia Phillies (44-40, 2nd in NL East) go to SunTrust Park on Tuesday where they'll meet the Atlanta Braves (50-35, 1st in NL East). The line on this matchup has the Phillies coming in at -162 and the Braves are at +152. The O/U has been set at 9.
The Phillies have been solid for wagerers, having gone 44-40-0 SU. Atlanta covers 58.8% of the time, going 50-35-0 straight up. The Phillies have been a strong bet for wagerers as a favorite, going 36-25-0 SU. Atlanta covers 42.9% of the time as an underdog, having gone 12-16-0 straight up.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies have been an inconsistent Over option for O/U wagerers, having gone 39-42-3.
Philadelphia covers 42.5% of the time as the road team, having gone 17-23-0 straight up.
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta covers 58.5% of the time at SunTrust Park, going 24-17-0 SU.
The Braves have been an awful Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 46-35-4.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
6/30/2019 J.T C Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/30/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/30/2019 Jay Bruce LF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/24/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
6/22/2019 Pat Neshek RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
6/22/2019 Jerad Eickhoff SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/14/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/4/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
6/30/2019 Ozzie Albies 2B Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/30/2019 Anthony Swarzak RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/26/2019 Kevin Gausman SP Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/24/2019 Darren O'Day RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/17/2019 Ender Inciarte CF Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/5/2019 Jacob Lindgren RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 44-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Nick Pivetta has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 5.63 and a WHIP of 1.52 this season. He has 48 strikeouts over his 56 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He's allowed 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have given up 295 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 283 hitters and walked 118 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 770 base hits and 384 earned runs. They have allowed 142 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 282 batters and struck out 706. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 5.04.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .244, good for 21st in the league. The Phillies hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .393. He has 77 hits this season in 295 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .522 and an OPS+ of 136. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 88 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 310 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .429. The Phillies have 695 hits, including 160 doubles and 107 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 314 times so far this season and they have struck out 723 times as a unit. They have left 582 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 4.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 412 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 50-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.06, Dallas Keuchel has a 1-1 record and a 1.78 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 10.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 16 hits. He's allowing 13.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 291 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 339 batters and walked 146 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 735 base knocks and 361 earned runs this season. They have given up 107 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 313 hitters and struck out 730 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.51.Related: Fixed Games - Point Shaving - NBA Refs - NFL fixed Games - Matt Holt and Tony George talk about it all in this video
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 7th in the league. The Braves hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Ronald Acuna Jr comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .376. He has 100 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 339 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .513 with an OPS+ of 126. Freddie Freeman is hitting .312 this season and he has an OBP of .399. He has collected 104 hits in 333 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He has an OPS+ of 150 and a slugging percentage of .592. The Braves as a unit have 779 base hits, including 149 doubles and 132 homers. Atlanta has walked 306 times this year and they have struck out on 733 occasions. They have had 598 men left on base and have an OPS of .799. They have scored 5.42 runs per game and totaled 461 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Braves +152
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