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

How to Watch

Where: SunTrust Park, Atlanta, GA

When: Wednesday, July 3rd 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 sitting at 42-42 as they open their series against the Braves in Atlanta.

Philadelphia has a 25.6% probability to make the playoffs and a 0.9% to take the World Series crown according to Baseball Reference.

The Phillies have dropped to 10-1 to win the National League and have fallen to 25-1 to win the World Series.

Atlanta Braves

Atlanta is in charge of the National League East division heading into their series against the Phillies, with a 50-35 record.

The Braves are standing at 94.6% probability to make the playoffs and 5.7% chance to win the World Series.

Atlanta currently has 9-2 odds to claim the National League title and 13-1 to win the World Series.

Pitcher Notes

Phillies: Aaron Nola (6-2, 4.22 ERA)

Nola has put together terrific back to back starts throwing 15 innings and allowing just one two-run homer over that span.

In his last outing, Nola gave up one hit and struck out ten hitters over seven innings against the Mets.

  • In June, Nola struck out 36 batters in 31.1 innings while posting a 4.31 ERA.
  • On the road this season, Nola has surrendered a 7.28 ERA and a .292 batting average.
  • Last month, Nola gave up five earned runs in 4.1 innings to the Braves in Atlanta.

Braves: Bryce Wilson (0-0, 8.31 ERA)

The Braves’ rookie had a rough outing on June 27th against the Cubs, allowing four earned runs over 4.1 innings.

In the start against Chicago, Wilson allowed seven baserunners and a solo homer to Kyle Schwarber to lead off the game.

  • Wilson did start against Philadelphia on March 30th, allowing four earned runs in 3.1 innings.
  • Against the Phillies, Wilson allowed five hits and four walks in the 8-6 loss.
  • The start against Chicago on the 27th marked Wilson’s first time to throw for the Braves since April 26th.

Hitter Notes

Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies offense was mediocre in June, scoring 128 runs and only posting 89 extra-base hits.

As a team, Philadelphia hit .242 for the month with an on-base percentage of just .314, a season low.

  • 1B Rhys Hoskins went 1 for 2 against Wilson with a double in their only matchup.
  • OF Bryce Harper is 0 for 1 versus the Braves’ starter with a walk.
  • 3B Maikel Franco hit a two-run homer against Wilson and drew a walk.

Atlanta Braves

The Braves posted their best month at the plate in June, scoring 187 runs while going 20-8.

Atlanta hit .277 in June, with a whopping 126 extra-base hits, including a season-best 56 homers.

  • OF Ronald Acuna Jr. is 4 for 9 versus Nola with one double and one RBI.
  • 2B Ozzie Albies is 4 for 20 with one double and six strikeouts against Nola.
  • 1B Freddie Freeman is 7 for 31 against the right-hander with one homer and six RBI.

Roster Notes

Philadelphia Phillies

  • RP David Robinson was moved to 60-day IL with a flexor strain in his right elbow.
  • C J.T. Realmuto tweaked his left hamstring and could be out for the Atlanta series.
  • OF Odubel Herrera remains on administrative leave due to an off-field incident.

Atlanta Braves

  • OF Ender Inciarte hopes to return soon from the 10-day IL as he begins a rehab stint.
  • SP Kevin Gausman is recovering from plantar fasciitis with the hope of returning soon for the Braves.
  • RP Anthony Swarzak is on the 10-day IL with shoulder inflammation.

Game Odds Phillies vs Braves

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Moneyline

SportsbookPHI PhilliesATL BravesLink
888Sport NJ+128-157

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Total Runs

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888Sport NJ-113-108

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Run Line

SportsbookPHI Phillies +1.5ATL Braves -1.5Link
888Sport NJ-155+125

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