Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: SunTrust Park, Atlanta, GA

When: Saturday, June 15th at 7:20 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Phillies TV/Radio: Comcast SportsNet, WIP 94.1 FM, Braves TV: Fox Sports South, Braves Radio: 106.7 FM

Team Notes

Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies is 15-16 on the road this season but shares the top spot in the NL East with Atlanta through 68 games.

Philadelphia has a 47.1% probability to make the playoffs and a 1.2% chance to take the World Series crown according to Baseball Reference.

The Phillies have 13-2 odds to win the National League and are at 15-1 to take the World Series.

Atlanta Braves

Although superstar Ronald Acuna Jr. has gotten off to a slow start, the Braves have scored 5.36 runs per game, well above the league average.

The Braves are at 70.2% probability to make the playoffs and have a 4.5% chance to win the World Series.

The Braves currently have 9-1 odds to win the National League and 18-1 to win the World Series.

Pitcher Notes

Phillies: Aaron Nola (6-1, 4.58 ERA)

Nola’s up and down season continues as the starter has allowed three or more earned runs in four of his last six starts.

Against Cincinnati in his last outing, Nola posted a quality start with three earned runs in 6.2 innings.

  • Nola is coming off a May where he seemed to get back on track, posting a 2.73 ERA with 42 strikeouts in 33 innings pitched for the month.
  • On the road this year, Nola has allowed a 6.75 ERA and a .287 batting average.
  • In his last two starts, Nola has allowed nine earned runs in 12 innings.

Braves: Sean Newcomb (1-0, 2.59 ERA)

The Braves’ left-hander makes his first start of the season after taking the spot of injured SP Kevin Gausman.

In his last outing, Newcomb threw 55 pitches over 4.2 innings of one-hit baseball. The lefty’ struck out six batters.

  • On the season, Newcomb has thrown 31.1 innings and struck out 26 batters.
  • In his last ten outings, Newcomb has allowed only three earned runs.
  • In June, Newcomb has appeared in six games, allowing just one run over seven innings.

Hitter Notes

Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies offense is average on the road, scoring just 4.52 runs compared to the 5.16 they score at home.

Overall, the Phillies rank 16th in baseball scoring 4.87 runs per contest.

  • C J.T. Realmuto is 1 for 15 against Newcomb with five strikeouts.
  • OF Bryce Harper is 3 for 9 versus the Braves’ starter with two homers and five RBI.
  • New OF Jay Bruce is 1 for 6 against Newcomb with one double in his career.

Atlanta Braves

The Braves are 4th in scoring at home in the MLB, averaging 5.44 runs per contest.

Overall, Atlanta ranks 10th in total scoring with a 5.16 runs per game average.

  • OF Ronald Acuna Jr. is 3 for 7 against Nola with one double and one RBI.
  • 2B Ozzie Albies is 4 for 18 with one double in his young career versus Nola.
  • 1B Freddie Freeman is 7 for 28 against the Phillies’ right-hander with one homer and five RBI in his career.

Roster Notes

Philadelphia Phillies

  • RP Seranthony Dominguez has a UCL tear and is looking at Tommy John surgery, he is currently on the 10-day IL.
  • OF Andrew McCutchen had surgery on his ACL and will be out for the remainder of 2019.
  • OF Adam Haseley remains on the 10-day IL with a groin strain.

Atlanta Braves

  • OF Ender Inciarte is out with a lumbar strain and is on the 10-day IL.
  • SP Kevin Gausman is dealing with plantar fasciitis and could return in a couple of weeks.
  • RP Darren O’ Day is close to resuming a throwing program as he recovers from his forearm tightness.

Game Odds Phillies vs Braves

If you are in New Jersey visit 888Sport and BetStars for betting on the Phillies vs the Braves. Below are the latest odds for the game.

Moneyline

SportsbookPHI PhilliesATL BravesLink
888Sport NJ-112-108
BetStars NJ-110-110 

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Total Runs

Sportsbook Over 9  Under 9Link
888Sport NJ+100-120
BetStars NJ-110-110

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Run Line

SportsbookPHI Phillies -1.5ATL Braves +1.5Link
888Sport NJ+148-180
BetStars NJ

-225

+175 

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