Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves MLB Betting Tips 6/14/2019
Friday, June 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Nick Pivetta vs. Max Fried
Rhys Hoskins and the Philadelphia Phillies (38-30, 2nd in NL East) are headed to SunTrust Park on Friday where they'll take on the Atlanta Braves (39-29, 1st in NL East). The Phillies open this contest at +117 while the Braves are coming in at -127. The O/U has been set at 9.5.
The Phillies have been a great bet for wagerers, having gone 38-30-0 SU. The Braves cover 57.4% of the time, going 39-29-0 straight up. The Braves have been a great bet for wagerers as favorites, going 30-18-0 SU. The Phillies cover 41.2% of the time as an underdog, having gone 7-10-0 straight up.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies have been a hot and cold Over pick for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 30-36-2.
The Phillies cover 48.4% of the time as the away team, having gone 15-16-0 straight up.
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta covers 55.9% of the time at SunTrust Park, going 19-15-0 SU.
The Braves have been a rough Under pick for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 37-28-3.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
6/8/2019 Adam Haseley CF Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/7/2019 Pat Neshek RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/7/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/7/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/5/2019 Roman Quinn CF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/4/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
6/4/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
5/29/2019 Adam Morgan RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
5/28/2019 Tommy Hunter RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
6/11/2019 Kevin Gausman SP Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
6/10/2019 Ender Inciarte CF Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/8/2019 Darren O'Day RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/5/2019 Jacob Lindgren RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 38-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Nick Pivetta has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 4.93 and a WHIP of 1.38 this season. He has 37 strikeouts over his 38.1 innings pitched and he's given up 43 hits. He's allowed 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 226 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 234 hitters and walked 97 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.9 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 Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 603 base hits and 289 earned runs. They have allowed 109 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 235 batters and struck out 580. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.85.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .244, good for 21st in the league. The Phillies hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .392. He has 66 hits this season in 242 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .517 and an OPS+ of 136. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .326. He has totaled 66 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 250 at bats. His OPS+ is 94 while his slugging percentage is at .420. The Phillies have 562 hits, including 135 doubles and 82 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 250 times so far this season and they have struck out 581 times as a unit. They have left 468 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 4.87 runs per contest and have scored a total of 331 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 39-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.75, Max Fried has a 7-3 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 66 strikeouts over the 72 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 74 hits. He's allowing 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 237 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 267 batters and walked 122 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 580 base knocks and 293 earned runs this season. They have given up 87 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 254 hitters and struck out 594 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 6th in the league. The Braves hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Ozzie Albies comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .341. He has 73 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 268 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .451 with an OPS+ of 104. Freddie Freeman is hitting .309 this season and he has an OBP of .401. He has collected 81 hits in 262 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .588. The Braves as a unit have 611 base hits, including 114 doubles and 100 homers. Atlanta has walked 252 times this year and they have struck out on 581 occasions. They have had 486 men left on base and have an OPS of .785. They have scored 5.16 runs per game and totaled 351 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies +117
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