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    Kyle Schwarber will try to hit his 40th home run this season when his Philadelphia Phillies (80-64) visit the Atlanta Braves (89-55) at Truist Park on Saturday, beginning at 7:20 PM ET. Schwarber’s Phillies are favored (-111) in the outing against the Braves (-108). Philadelphia has Aaron Nola starting things off, and Atlanta will counter with Jake Odorizzi.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Phillies vs. Braves

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 17, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Truist Park
    Phillies vs Braves Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Phillies -111 7.5

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies average 1.3 home runs per game to rank sixth in MLB action with 185 total home runs.
    • The Phillies have the eighth-best batting average in the league (.254).
    • The Phillies rank 12th in baseball with a .317 on-base percentage.
    • The Phillies’ 8.3 strikeouts per game rank 13th in the league.
    • The Phillies have hit 86 homers away from home this season (1.2 per game).
    • The Phillies are slugging .410 with three extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The club is batting .249 with 601 hits (8.7 per game) on the road this season.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Rhys Hoskins has 27 doubles, two triples, 28 home runs and 66 walks while batting .250.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Hoskins ranks 79th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 51st, and he is 31st in slugging.
    • Schwarber leads Philadelphia in total hits (111) this season while batting .214 with 61 extra-base hits.
    • Schwarber ranks 131st in batting average, 100th in on-base percentage and 19th in slugging among qualified batters.
    • Schwarber takes a three-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. During his last five outings he is hitting .211 with two home runs, three walks and two RBI.
    • J.T. Realmuto has 119 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .340.
    • Alec Bohm leads Philadelphia in slugging percentage (.404) thanks to 36 extra-base hits.

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves rank second in Major League Baseball with 217 home runs.
    • The Braves rank ninth in MLB with a .253 team batting average.
    • The Braves have an on-base percentage of .318 this season, which ranks ninth in the league.
    • The Braves rank 28th in strikeouts per game (9.2) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 111 homers, an average of 1.5 per game, in 73 home contests this season.
    • In 73 home games this season, they’re slugging .449 with 241 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 73 home games this season, they have a batting average of .254 while averaging 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Austin Riley paces the Braves with 154 hits.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Riley’s batting average ranks 31st, his on-base percentage is 31st, and he is sixth in slugging.
    • Matt Olson is batting .237 with 41 doubles, 28 home runs and 68 walks.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Olson ranks 105th in batting average, 79th in on-base percentage and 37th in slugging percentage.
    • Dansby Swanson has a .442 slugging percentage, which leads the Braves.
    • Michael Harris II is batting .309 with 25 doubles, two triples, 18 home runs and 16 walks.

    Phillies vs. Braves Probable Pitchers

    Nola Odorizzi
    28 GS 18
    9-11 W-L 5-5
    3.31 ERA 4.15
    179.1 IP 89.0
    24 BB 27
    202 SO 68

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