MLB Picks for Today Braves vs Phillies Predictions Odds 3/14
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- Mar 13, 2023, 10:49:16 PM
The Atlanta Braves will take on the Philadelphia Phillies in a spring training matchup on Monday, March 14th. We are here to provide you with the latest MLB picks for today, with a detailed analysis of both teams' hitting and pitching, injuries, players to watch, and our prediction.
The Braves' offense has been decent so far, averaging .251 as a team. Outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. is always a threat at the plate and has three home runs this spring. Catcher Travis d'Arnaud has been impressive, hitting .368 with a home run and four RBIs.
The Braves' pitching staff has been inconsistent this spring, with an ERA of 5.56. Ian Anderson, the 23-year-old right-hander, has been impressive, posting a 2.08 ERA in his two starts. The Braves will need their bullpen to step up as well.
The Phillies' offense has been hot this spring, averaging .266 as a team. Bryce Harper is still out with an injury, but the Phillies have plenty of other hitters to rely on, such as Rhys Hoskins and Alec Bohm. Catcher J.T. Realmuto has been impressive, hitting .429 with two home runs and five RBIs.
The Phillies' pitching staff has struggled this spring, with an ERA of 5.91. Zack Wheeler has been solid, posting a 3.00 ERA in his two starts. The Phillies will need Aaron Nola and the rest of their pitching staff to step up if they want to contend this season.
The Braves are without Kolby Allard and Kyle Wright, both pitchers, due to injuries. The Phillies are without Bryce Harper, Ranger Suarez, Andrew Painter, Noah Song, and Garrett Stubbs.
Players to Watch:
For the Braves, Ronald Acuna Jr. and Travis d'Arnaud are players to watch. For the Phillies, J.T. Realmuto and Rhys Hoskins are players to watch.
Despite the Phillies' hot hitting, we predict the Braves to win this game. The Braves have a more consistent pitching staff, and their hitters have been decent this spring. Our pick for this game is the Atlanta Braves on the money line.
Pick: Braves ML