Braves vs. Phillies - 9/18/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia Phillies (56-91) at Atlanta Braves (57-89)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 18, 2015 at 7:35 pm (Turner Field)
Adam Morgan (5-6) (4.60) vs. W Perez (5-6) (5.36)
The Line: Atlanta Braves -138 / Philadelphia Phillies +128 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves begin a three-game series Friday night.
The Philadelphia Phillies need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Phillies have scored nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last eight games. The Phillies have lost nine straight when scoring three or less runs. Odubel Herrera leads Philadelphia with 133 hits and 40 RBI while Freddy Galvis and Ryan Howard have combined for 118 RBI. The Philadelphia Phillies have lost five of their last six road games. Adam Morgan gets the nod, and he’s 5-6 with a 4.60 ERA and 46 strikeouts this season. Morgan is 0-2 with a 4.50 ERA and six strikeouts in his career against the Braves.
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The Atlanta Braves need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Braves have scored four runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last seven games. The Braves have lost five of their last six when scoring three or less runs. Nick Markakis leads Atlanta with 168 hits and 49 RBI while Andrelton Simmons and Cameron Maybin have combined for 92 RBI. The Atlanta Braves have lost 10 of their last 11 home games. Williams Perez takes the hill, and he’s 5-6 with a 5.36 ERA and 62 strikeouts this season. Perez is 1-1 with a 8.74 ERA and 10 strikeouts in his career against the Phillies.
The Phillies are 26-57 in their last 83 road games and 0-4 in their last 4 games following an off day. The Braves are 15-45 in their last 60 games on grass and 1-9 in Perezs last 10 starts. The Phillies are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Atlanta.
This should be a fun series, huh? Two teams that can't wait for the offseason.
Either way, the Braves can't win at home to save their life. The Phillies and the plus money looks good to me.