Braves vs. Phillies Prediction

Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies 9/28/18, Prediction & Odds

With a 90-71 record on the season, the Atlanta Braves are still fighting for home-field advantage in the postseason entering the final day of the regular season. Can Atlanta notch a win today at the Philadelphia Phillies with a win to enter the playoffs on a high note?

Game Snapshot

901 Atlanta Braves at 902 Philadelphia Phillies

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Citizens Bank Park at 3:05PM ET

TV: NBCSP (PHI)

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Braves are a -133 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Phillies are a +120 underdog, while the total is set at 8.5 runs. As of Sunday morning, 84 percent of public bets are being placed on visiting Atlanta. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Nola shuts down Braves

Aaron Nola ended his regular season with a bang Saturday as he threw seven shutout innings to earn the win in a 3-0 triumph over Atlanta. He allowed two hits while striking out eight and walking four. Seranthony Dominguez picked up his 15th save of the season as he struck out one and walked one in one inning of work. Cesar Hernandez helped pace the offense as he went 1-for-4 with two RBIs from the leadff spot. Carlos Santana finished 1-for-2 with two walks. Rhys Hoskins was 1-for-3 with a double and a walk. Scott Kingery was 1-for-3 with a walk and a run.

Braves held to two hits

Ronald Acuna Jr. was 1-for-4 in yesterday's loss at Philadelphia. Nick Markakis ended the game 1-for-1 with three walks. Jonny Venters took the loss as he surrendered three earned runs on two hits with three walks in two-thirds of an inning.

Kevin Gausman (10-10, 3.93 ERA) will take the mound today for Atlanta, while Ranger Suarez (1-1, 6.00) goes for the Phillies.

MLB Betting Trends

Atlanta

The over is 8-1 in the last nine Braves games following a loss. Atlanta is 20-8 in its last 28 Sunday games.

Philadelphia

The over is 6-1-1 in the lsat eight Phillies games on Sundays. Philadelphia is 7-20 in its last 27 games overall.

Prediction:

Gausman has been a fine addition to the Braves staff and should get run support today with Atlanta not having to face an ace like Nola. Atlanta has something important to play for today, while it's surprising these days whenever the Phillies do win a game. Take Atlanta here as it attempts to win home-field advantage.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: ATLANTA BRAVES -133

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