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    Zack Wheeler will try to collect his 10th victory of the season when the Philadelphia Phillies (55-48) visit the Atlanta Braves (63-41) at Truist Park on Wednesday at 12:20 PM ET. The Phillies are underdogs in the matchup (+119) against the Braves (-140). Atlanta’s Charlie Morton starts against Philadelphia’s Wheeler.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Phillies

    • Game Day: Wednesday, August 3, 2022
    • Game Time: 12:20 PM ET
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Truist Park
    Braves vs Phillies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -140 7.5

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves average 1.5 home runs per game to rank second in baseball with 160 total home runs.
    • The Braves are 10th in the majors with a .250 batting average.
    • The Braves rank 15th in baseball with a .314 on-base percentage.
    • Braves hitters strike out 9.3 times per game, the 28th-most in baseball.
    • The Braves average 1.5 homers per game when playing at home this season (88 total in home outings).
    • The Braves have a .449 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.3 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.5 hits per game and is batting .256.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Austin Riley leads Atlanta in OBP (.361), slugging percentage (.600) and total hits (120) this season.
    • Among all qualified hitters in baseball, Riley ranks 18th in batting average, 25th in on-base percentage, and fifth in slugging.
    • Riley has recorded at least one hit in four straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .350 with four doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Matt Olson is hitting .251 with 35 doubles, 21 home runs and 52 walks.
    • Among qualified hitters, Olson’s batting average ranks him 83rd, his on-base percentage 57th, and his slugging percentage 22nd.
    • Dansby Swanson leads Atlanta in slugging percentage (.471) powered by 37 extra-base hits.
    • Swanson heads into this game with six games in a row with at least one hit. In his last 10 outings he is batting .359 with a double, four walks and two RBI.
    • Marcell Ozuna is batting .224 with a .278 OBP and 42 RBI for Atlanta this season.

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies have hit 131 homers this season, which ranks seventh in the league.
    • The Phillies have a team batting average of .247 this season, which ranks 11th among MLB teams.
    • The Phillies have an OBP of .311 this season, which ranks 19th in MLB.
    • The Phillies rank 12th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.4 whiffs per contest.
    • In 52 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 69 homers, an average of 1.3 per contest.
    • In 52 road games this season, they’re slugging .413 with 158 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .246 with 8.6 base hits per contest.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Kyle Schwarber has 77 hits, a team-high for the Phillies.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, Schwarber ranks 148th in batting average, 111th in on-base percentage and 20th in slugging percentage.
    • Rhys Hoskins has 20 doubles, two triples, 20 home runs and 48 walks while batting .249.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Hoskins’ batting average puts him 88th, his on-base percentage is 61st, and he is 36th in slugging.
    • J.T. Realmuto has put up an on-base percentage of .337, a team-high for the Phillies.
    • Alec Bohm paces his team with a .411 slugging percentage.

    Braves vs. Phillies Probable Pitchers

    Morton Wheeler
    20 GS 19
    5-5 W-L 9-5
    4.34 ERA 2.77
    110.0 IP 113.2
    42 BB 25
    126 SO 122

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