Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 4/10/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+115) Atlanta (-172)
Ian Anderson and the Atlanta Braves (2-4, 4th in NL East) host the Philadelphia Phillies (5-1, 1st in NL East) at Truist Park on Saturday. The moneyline on this game has the Phillies priced at +115 and the Braves are at -172. The O/U has been set at 8.5. The men taking the mound will be Zach Eflin and Ian Anderson.
Philadelphia has a slugging rate of .405 and have struck out 62 times, while being walked on 20 occasions. They have accrued 23 RBI's and 51 base knocks for the year, while their batting average is at .262. The Phillies have recorded 11 doubles as a team and have knocked 5 balls out of the park. They have racked up 26 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .348. As a squad, the Philadelphia Phillies are recording 4.3 runs per game, which ranks them 12th in the league.
Phillies pitchers have allowed 4 home runs in addition to 16 runs (28th in baseball). They have walked 20 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.17 as a unit over the course of the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.10 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.05. The Phillies have an ERA of 2.62 over the course of the season (5th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 62 batters.
Phillies relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 4 times as well as having 7 appearances in high leverage situations. The Phillies relievers have earned a save percentage of 100% and has come into the game in 2 save situations. They have accumulated 2 saves so far this year. The relievers have inherited 8 runners over the course of the season and 37.5% of them ended up crossing the plate. The Phillies have sent 19 relief pitchers to the hill on the season.
Eflin has taken the mound for 485 innings and has tallied 396 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.58 (247 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.324. He has conceded 512 base knocks (9.5 hits per 9 innings) with 130 free passes. Eflin (29-33 record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.62 while he has gone up against 2,074 hitters in the majors.
The Braves have a SLG% of .319 and they earn 2.83 runs per game (28th in baseball). They have 6 two-baggers, while getting a free base 14 times and racking up 17 runs. Atlanta has accumulated 7 home runs this year as well as 15 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 64 occasions (13th in baseball) and are sitting with 31 base hits. The Atlanta Braves have accumulated a team OBP of .234 and a team batting average of .170 so far this season.
The Atlanta pitching staff have conceded 21 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 3.43 (18 earned runs relinquished). They have allowed 3 homers and they relinquish 4.00 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league). The Braves have a team WHIP of 1.441 and have a FIP of 3.18 as a squad so far this season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.77 (61 strikeouts against 22 free passes). They sit at 19th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 46.
Atlanta has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 3 save chances and they have tallied 2 saves. They are ranked 10th in the league with a save rate of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 23 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the season. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 16 times in high leverage situations in addition to 4 occasions with base runners. Atlanta relievers have an inherited score percentage of 0% out of their 8 inherited base runners. Sitting with 7 save situations, the Braves have compiled 4 holds and also 1 blown save.
During his pro baseball career, Anderson has surrendered 25 hits while he has earned 48 K's in 37 innings pitched. Anderson (3-2 win-loss record in his career) holds a 1.93 ERA and has allowed 6.0 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered a total of 8 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.098 and being the owner of a FIP of 2.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.00 and he has gone up against 158 hitters during his pro baseball career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+115) and over 8.5 runs
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