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    Kyle Schwarber is only one home run away from hitting 40 this season, and will try to hit that milestone when his Philadelphia Phillies (80-65) visit the Atlanta Braves (90-55) at Truist Park on Sunday, beginning at 1:35 PM ET. The Phillies are underdogs (+210) in the contest against the Braves (-258). Spencer Strider starts for Atlanta while Philadelphia will counter with Bailey Falter.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Phillies

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 18, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:35 PM ET
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Truist Park
    Braves vs Phillies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -258 7.5

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves average 1.5 home runs per game to rank second in baseball with 218 total home runs.
    • The Braves rank ninth in MLB with a .253 batting average.
    • The Braves’ .317 on-base percentage is 10th-best in baseball.
    • The Braves’ 9.2 strikeouts per game are the third-most in the league.
    • The Braves average 1.5 homers per home game this season (112 total at home).
    • The Braves are averaging 3.3 extra-base hits per game while slugging .448 in home contests.
    • The club is batting .254 with 619 hits (8.4 per game) at home this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Austin Riley has 155 hits, which is best among Atlanta hitters this season, while batting .278 with 75 extra-base hits.
    • Among all qualified hitters in the majors, Riley is 34th in batting average, 32nd in on-base percentage, and sixth in slugging.
    • Riley has picked up at least one hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .158 with a double and two walks.
    • Matt Olson is batting .235 with 41 doubles, 28 home runs and 68 walks.
    • Among qualifying batters, Olson is 109th in batting average, 80th in on-base percentage and 39th in slugging percentage.
    • Dansby Swanson has an OPS of .774, fueled by an OBP of .333 and a team-best slugging percentage of .441 this season.
    • Michael Harris II is batting .306 with a .345 OBP and 58 RBI for Atlanta this season.

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies have hit 185 homers this season, which ranks sixth in the league.
    • The Phillies rank eighth in MLB with a .254 team batting average.
    • The Phillies have an OBP of .316 this season, which ranks 11th in MLB.
    • The Phillies rank 12th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.3 whiffs per contest.
    • In 70 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 86 homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
    • They are slugging .408 in 70 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .249 with 8.7 base hits per contest.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Schwarber paces the Phillies with 112 hits.
    • Including all the qualifying players in the majors, Schwarber’s batting average puts him 129th, his on-base percentage ranks 98th, and he is 21st in slugging.
    • Schwarber heads into this game on a four-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .200 with two home runs, two walks and two RBI.
    • Rhys Hoskins’ .339 OBP paces his team.
    • Hoskins’ batting average is 80th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 47th, and he is 31st in slugging.
    • J.T. Realmuto is hitting .266 with 23 doubles, five triples, 18 home runs and 40 walks.
    • Alec Bohm is slugging .403 to pace his team.

    Braves vs. Phillies Probable Pitchers

    Strider Falter
    19 GS 12
    10-5 W-L 5-3
    2.72 ERA 3.80
    125.2 IP 68.2
    42 BB 13
    192 SO 59
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