Phillies vs. Braves MLB Prediction
National League East rivals clash in Atlanta on Tuesday night where the Braves and Phillies open a new series in Atlanta at 7:20 p.m. ET. With Zack Wheeler set to oppose Charlie Morton in the pitching matchup, what’s the best play for this matchup?
907 Philadelphia Phillies (+103) at 908 Atlanta Braves (-124); o/u 7.5
7:20 p.m. ET, Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Truist Park, Atlanta, GA
Philadelphia Phillies DFS SPIN
Odúbel Herrera went 2-for-4 with a double on Sunday in the Phillies' shutout loss to the Pirates. Herrera, who missed Saturday's contest due to an ankle injury after making an early exit from Friday's showdown, recorded the Phillies' lone extra-base hit in the shutout loss. The 29-year-old outfielder is hitting .260/.313/.419 with 57 runs scored, 13 home runs, 50 RBI and six stolen bases across 469 plate appearances.
Atlanta Braves DFS Spin
Joc Pederson slugged his 17th home run of the season on Sunday, helping to power the Braves to a 4-3 victory over the Padres. Pederson opened the scoring in the contest with his solo blast off of Joe Musgrove in the second inning. He also singled and walked in the contest, finishing the day 2-for-3. On the season, the 29-year-old slugger is now slashing .235/.308/.415 with 17 dingers and 58 RBI.
Phillies vs. Braves Betting Prediction
The Phillies are just 3-7 in their last 10 meetings with the Braves in Atlanta, are 1-4 in their last five games when facing an opponent with a winning record and are 1-6 in their last seven games following an off day. The Braves, meanwhile, are 7-1 in their last eight games overall, are 7-0 in their last seven games versus a right-handed starter and are 5-1 in their last six games when their opponent allowed five runs or more in its previous contest.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: ATLANTA BRAVES -124