Sunday, May 15, 2011

MLB Civil Rights Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves

The Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Turner Field.

The Phillies will trot Roy Halladay out to the mound in this one. Righthander Halladay has a 5-2 record and a 2.05 ERA this season.

The Braves will counter Halladay with Tim Hudson. Righthander Hudson has a 3.09 ERA to go along with a 4-3 record this season. Oddsmakers currently have the Phillies listed as 117-moneyline favorites versus the Braves, while the game’s total is sitting at 6½.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Braves on May 14. Bettors who backed the Braves at -160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Team records: Philadelphia: 25-13 SU Atlanta: 22-19 SU

Philadelphia most recently: When playing on Sunday are 5-5 Before playing St. Louis are 4-6 After playing Atlanta are 6-4 After a loss are 8-2 Atlanta most recently: When playing on Sunday are 6-4 Before playing Houston are 5-5 After playing Philadelphia are 4-6 After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider: Philadelphia is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 7 games on the road Philadelphia is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games at home Atlanta is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home Atlanta is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games Next up: Philadelphia at St. Louis, Monday, May 16 Atlanta home to Houston, Monday, May 16

MLB Civil Rights Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves

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