The Philadelphia Phillies (1-0) host the Oakland Athletics (0-1) on Saturday at 4:05 PM ET. The Phillies are favored (-206) against the underdog Athletics (+175). Philadelphia’s Kyle Gibson and Oakland’s Cole Irvin will start this matchup.

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Game Info, Betting Lines for Phillies vs. Athletics

  • Game Day: Saturday, April 9, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:05 PM ET
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
Phillies vs Athletics Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
Phillies -206 9.5

Phillies Stats & Trends

Phillies Batting

  • The Phillies ranked 15th in MLB action with 198 home runs last season. They averaged 1.2 per game.
  • The Phillies ranked 18th in the league with a .240 batting average.
  • Last season the Phillies had the No. 13 offense in MLB action scoring 4.5 runs per game (734 total runs).
  • The club struck out 8.7 times per game, the No. 16 average in baseball.
  • The Phillies averaged 1.2 homers per home game last season (95 total at home).
  • The Phillies had a .413 slugging percentage and averaged 2.9 extra-base hits per game at home.
  • The team averaged 7.9 hits per game and batted .244 at home last season.

Phillies Key Batters

  • Bryce Harper had 151 hits and an OBP of .429 last season.
  • Nicholas Castellanos hit 34 homers while driving in 100 runs.
  • Jean Segura ended his last campaign with 149 hits, an OBP of .348, plus a slugging percentage of .436.
  • Kyle Schwarber slashed .266/.374/.554 and finished with an OPS of .928.

Athletics Stats & Trends

Athletics Batting

  • The Athletics ranked 13th in Major League Baseball with 199 home runs.
  • The Athletics ranked 21st in MLB with a .238 team batting average.
  • The Athletics scored 743 runs last season, which ranked 10th in MLB.
  • The Athletics showed patience at the plate last season with the eighth-best rate of strikeouts per game (8.3) among MLB offenses.
  • They hit 112 homers, an average of 1.4 per game, in 81 road contests last season.
  • They had a team slugging percentage of .425 in away games last season with 269 extra-base hits.
  • They averaged 8.6 base hits per game and had a .247 batting average on the road last season.

Athletics Key Batters

  • Jed Lowrie put up an on-base percentage of .318 and had 112 hits last season.
  • Tony Kemp hit .279 with 16 doubles, three triples, eight home runs and 52 walks.
  • Elvis Andrus put up a .320 slugging percentage and a .243 batting average last year.
  • Sean Murphy hit .216 with 23 doubles, 17 home runs and 40 walks.

Phillies vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

Gibson Irvin
30 GS 32
10-9 W-L 10-15
3.71 ERA 4.24
182.0 IP 178.1
64 BB 42
155 SO 125
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