Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves MLB Betting Tips 6/16/2019
Sunday, June 16, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Cole Irvin vs. Mike Foltynewicz
Ozzie Albies and the Atlanta Braves (41-29, 1st in NL East) host the Philadelphia Phillies (38-31, 2nd in NL East) at SunTrust Park on Sunday, June 16, 2019. The line on this game has the Phillies coming in at +105 and the Braves are at -115. The O/U has been set at 9.
The Phillies have been bad for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 38-31-0 SU. Atlanta covers 58.6% of the time, going 41-29-0 straight up. The Braves have been bad for Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 32-18-0 SU. Philadelphia covers 38.9% of the time as an underdog, having gone 7-11-0 straight up.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies have been an inconsistent Over play for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 31-36-2.
The Phillies are covering 46.9% of the time on the road, having gone 15-17-0 straight up.
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta covers 58.3% of the time at SunTrust Park, going 21-15-0 SU.
The Braves have been an awful Under play for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 39-28-3.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
6/14/2019 Roman Quinn CF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
6/14/2019 Pat Neshek RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 16
6/14/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/8/2019 Adam Haseley CF Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/7/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
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
6/14/2019 Darren O'Day RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
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
6/5/2019 Jacob Lindgren RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 38-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Cole Irvin has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 5.48 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 18 strikeouts over his 21.1 innings pitched and he's given up 21 hits. He's allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 232 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 237 hitters and walked 99 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 617 base hits and 298 earned runs. They have allowed 112 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 239 batters and struck out 589. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.89.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Phillies hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .396. He has 67 hits this season in 245 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .527 and an OPS+ of 138. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .321. He has totaled 66 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 253 at bats. His OPS+ is 91 while his slugging percentage is at .415. The Phillies have 571 hits, including 136 doubles and 85 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 255 times so far this season and they have struck out 588 times as a unit. They have left 474 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 4.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 339 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 41-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.02, Mike Foltynewicz has a 1-5 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 42 strikeouts over the 49.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 52 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.20 and they have given up 245 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 273 batters and walked 126 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.5 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 4.31. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 598 base knocks and 302 earned runs this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 263 hitters and struck out 606 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 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.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 6th in the league. The Braves hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Ozzie Albies comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .345. He has 77 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 276 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .457 with an OPS+ of 106. Freddie Freeman is hitting .313 this season and he has an OBP of .401. He has collected 85 hits in 272 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 154 and a slugging percentage of .599. The Braves as a unit have 635 base hits, including 118 doubles and 103 homers. Atlanta has walked 259 times this year and they have struck out on 596 occasions. They have had 503 men left on base and have an OPS of .791. They have scored 5.23 runs per game and totaled 366 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies +105
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