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

How to Watch

Where: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA

When: Thursday, September 12th at 7:15 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Phillies TV/Radio: Fox Sports Philadelphia, KCSP 610 AM. Braves TV: Fox Sports South, Braves Radio: 106.7 FM

Team Notes

Atlanta Braves

Atlanta has the second-highest odds to win the World Series in the National League, a testament to their very successful season.

The Braves have a >99.9% chance to make the playoffs and a 12.3% shot at winning the World Series according to Baseball-Reference.

Atlanta has 7-2 odds to take the National League title and stand at 9-1 to claim the World Series.

Philadelphia Phillies

A late winning streak could salvage what has been an incredibly frustrating season for Phillies fans as the team has underperformed across the board this year.

Philadelphia has a 3.4% chance of making the playoffs and a <0.1% shot to take the World Series title.

The Phillies have dropped to 100-1 to win the National League and have fallen to 200-1 to win the World Series.

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Pitcher Notes

Braves: Julio Teheran (10-8, 3.31 ERA)

The Braves’ righty has been a rock in 2019 for the Atlanta rotation, with double-digit wins and an ERA that ranks in the top 20 in MLB.

  • In Teheran’s last start, the right-hander allowed one earned run and struck out eight batters over six innings in a 5-4 win over Washington.
  • Over his last four starts, Teheran has allowed three earned runs and struck out 26 batters in 25 innings.
  • Five of Teheran’s last six outings have been quality starts.

Phillies: Drew Smyly (3-1, 3.93 ERA)

Smyly threw a gem his last time on the mound, holding the Mets scoreless over seven innings while striking out six batters.

  • Smyly has given up just one run over his last 12.1 innings alongside allowing eight hits, five walks and posting 14 strikeouts.
  • The Phillies’ lefty has struck out 39 hitters over his last 37.1 innings.
  • Smyly has allowed ten home runs over his last seven starts.

Hitter Notes

Atlanta Braves

Atlanta has started September off with scorching run production, posting six runs per contest over the first ten days of the month.

  • C Francisco Cervelli is 1 for 2 versus the left-hander with one double.
  • C Brian McCann went 0 for 3 against Smyly in their one career matchup.
  • 3B Josh Donaldson is 9 for 19 versus Smyly with three homers and three doubles.

Philadelphia Phillies

Philadelphia’s offense came alive in August scoring a season-high 144 runs for the month. In September, the team is averaging over five runs per contest.

  • 1B Rhys Hoskins is 5 for 15 against Teheran with three doubles.
  • C J.T. Realmuto is 7 for 26 versus the Braves’ righty with one homer and two doubles.
  • OF Bryce Harper is 18 for 43 against Teheran with eight homers and 19 RBI.

Roster Notes

Atlanta Braves

  • OF Nick Markakis could be activated this weekend from a fractured wrist.
  • RP Jacob Webb’s elbow impingement is bad enough that the team recently moved him to the 60-day IL.
  • OF Ender Inciarte’s strained hamstring is keeping him on the 10-day IL.

Philadelphia Phillies

  • RP Juan Nicasio’s inflamed rotator cuff has him on the shelf as he recovers on the 10-day IL.
  • OF Roman Quinn has a strained groin that has him on the 10-day IL for a few weeks.
  • SP Jake Arrieta recently had surgery on his elbow to take out bone spurs ending his 2019 season.

Game Odds Braves vs Phillies

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the Braves vs Phillies game by visiting BetMGM. Find the latest odds below. Good luck!

Moneyline

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BetMGM-143+120

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Total Runs

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BetMGM-115-106

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Run Line

SportsbookBraves -1.5Phillies +1.5Link
BetMGM-120EV

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