Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, Pick and Preview, May 26 (5/26): MLB
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- May 26, 2022, 6:39:36 AM
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|Time||7:20 p.m. EST|
|Phillies money line||+100|
|Phillies run line||+1.5 (-200)|
|Braves money line||-120|
|Braves run line||-1.5 (+170)|
|Over / under||8|
|Philadelphia Phillies||Atlanta Braves|
|Road / home record||9-11||12-12|
|Last 10 record||3-7||5-5|
|Over / under record||23-19-2||25-16-3|
|Runs / game||4.50||4.10|
|Runs allowed / game||4.25||4.35|
The Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies will play the 4th game series at the Truist Park on Thursday night. The Braves took the win 8-4 on Wednesday to take the lead 2-1 in the series.
The Phillies get to this game with a 20-23 record and have lost 4 of their last 6 games. The team is averaging 4.50 runs per game while allowing 4.25 runs. Bryce Harper leads the team with 10 home runs and 31 RBI batting for .302 avg.
Ranger Suarez gave up five runs and six hits in 4 1/3 innings and took the loss against the Braves.
Aaron Nola (1-4, 3.96 ERA) will take the mound in the 4th game of the series for the Phillies. Nola didn't factor into the decision in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Dodgers, giving up four runs on five hits and a walk over 5.1 innings. He struck out nine. In his last 3 games against the Braves he has a 3.75 ERA and 20 strikeouts across 19.2 innings.
The Braves get here with a 21-23 record and have won 4 of their last 6 games. The team is averaging 4.10 runs per game with a .228 at bat while allowing 4.35 runs. Marcell Ozuna is leading the team with 8 home runs and 20 RBI while Ozzie Albies has the better batting average with .253.
Charlie Morton didn't have a good start against the Phillies as he allowed nine hits and four runs in 4 1/3 innings.
Kyle Wright (4-2, 2.49 ERA) will be on the mound for the Atlanta in the 4th game of the series. Wright earned the win over Miami on Saturday, pitching five scoreless innings and allowing two hits and three walks while striking out six. He has 2 starts against the Phillies in his career and pitched for a 6.23 ERA and 7 strikeouts across 10.1 innings.
Philadelphia are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Atlanta.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 7 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games against Philadelphia.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 6 games at home.
The Braves offense is still hot and they have scored 17 runs on this series and they've won 5 of their last 6 games against the Phillies. They're sending Kyle Wright to the mound who has been pretty good so far this season and has allowed only 1 run in his last 2 starts. Aaron Nola has been shaky and the Phillies have lost in 8 of his 9 starts. Take the Braves.
PICK: Braves ML (-120)
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