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    The Philadelphia Phillies (82-67) host the Atlanta Braves (93-57) at 7:05 PM ET on Friday, providing a showdown of top-five sluggers. Kyle Schwarber has 40 home runs (second in the league) for the favored Phillies (-154), while Austin Riley ranks third in MLB play with 37 round-trippers this season for the underdog Braves (+131). Aaron Nola starts for Philadelphia while Atlanta will counter with Jake Odorizzi.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Phillies vs. Braves

    • Game Day: Friday, September 23, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
    • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
    Phillies vs Braves Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Phillies -154 7.5

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies rank sixth-best in baseball with 191 total home runs.
    • The Phillies’ .254 batting average is seventh-best in the majors.
    • The Phillies’ .317 on-base percentage ranks ninth-best in the league.
    • The Phillies strike out 8.4 times per game to rank 13th in baseball.
    • The Phillies have hit 103 homers at home this season (1.3 per game).
    • The Phillies have a .441 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.6 hits per game and is batting .261.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • J.T. Realmuto leads Philadelphia in OBP (.346) and total hits (128) this season.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in MLB, Realmuto’s batting average ranks 35th, his on-base percentage ranks 35th, and he is 21st in slugging.
    • Realmuto will look for his fifth straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .474 with a double, three home runs, a walk and four RBI.
    • Schwarber has 20 doubles, two triples, 40 home runs and 74 walks while batting .214.
    • Schwarber ranks 129th in batting average, 101st in on-base percentage and 24th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Rhys Hoskins has 133 hits this season and has a slash line of .246/.334/.462.
    • Alec Bohm has an OPS of .727, fueled by an OBP of .321 and a team-best slugging percentage of .406 this season.
    • Bohm has hit safely in five straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .318 with a home run, a walk and an RBI.

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves’ 224 home runs rank second in Major League Baseball.
    • The Braves have a team batting average of .253 this season, which ranks eighth among MLB teams.
    • The Braves are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking ninth with an OBP of .317.
    • The Braves rank just 28th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.1 whiffs per contest.
    • In 72 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 106 homers, an average of 1.5 per contest.
    • In 72 road games this season, they’re slugging .436 with 252 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.8 base hits per game and batting .250 on the road this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Riley leads the Braves with 161 hits.
    • Including all qualifying hitters in MLB, Riley is 29th in batting average, 31st in on-base percentage and fifth in slugging percentage.
    • Riley enters this game on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .333 with a double, a home run, a walk and two RBI.
    • Matt Olson is batting .235 with 42 doubles, 28 home runs and 70 walks.
    • Including all qualified players, Olson’s batting average puts him 114th, his on-base percentage is 79th, and he is 45th in slugging.
    • Dansby Swanson has racked up a team-best .439 slugging percentage.
    • Michael Harris II is batting .305 with 26 doubles, two triples, 18 home runs and 17 walks.

    Phillies vs. Braves Probable Pitchers

    Nola Odorizzi
    29 GS 19
    9-12 W-L 5-5
    3.38 ERA 4.04
    186.1 IP 93.2
    26 BB 28
    210 SO 73
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