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    A pair of MLB’s top hitters face off when the Atlanta Braves (95-50) and the Philadelphia Phillies (79-66) meet at 6:40 PM ET on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park. Ronald Acuna Jr. has a .333 batting average (fourth in MLB) for the favored Braves (-185), while Bryce Harper ranks 10th in MLB action batting .297 this season for the underdog Phillies (+157). Spencer Strider gets the starting nod for Atlanta, and Cristopher Sanchez is Philadelphia’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Phillies

    • Game Day: Wednesday, September 13, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
    Braves vs Phillies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -185 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Braves vs. the Phillies?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-PH

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Atlanta Braves lead the league with 281 total home runs, averaging 1.9 per game.
    • Atlanta leads the majors with a .275 batting average.
    • The Braves have a league-high .344 on-base percentage.
    • Atlanta strikes out 7.9 times per game, the fifth-fewest average in baseball.
    • The Braves average 1.9 homers per road game this season (141 total on the road).
    • Atlanta is slugging .490 with 3.8 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The team averages 9.5 hits per game and is batting .270 on the road this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Acuna leads Atlanta OPS (1.001) this season. He has a .333 batting average, an on-base percentage of .415, and a slugging percentage of .586.
    • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks fourth, his on-base percentage ranks second, and he is fifth in slugging.
    • Matt Olson leads Atlanta in total hits (154) this season while batting .281 with 80 extra-base hits. He’s slugging .619 with an on-base percentage of .388.
    • Among all qualifying hitters, he ranks 19th in batting average, 10th in on-base percentage and third in slugging percentage.
    • Olson brings a 10-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. During his last 10 games he is hitting .514 with two doubles, eight home runs, seven walks and 16 RBI.
    • Austin Riley has collected 158 base hits, an OBP of .340 and a slugging percentage of .509 this season.
    • Ozzie Albies has 29 home runs, 93 RBI and a batting average of .263 this season.

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies’ 195 home runs rank 10th in Major League Baseball.
    • Philadelphia ranks fifth in MLB with a .259 team batting average.
    • The Phillies are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking seventh with an OBP of .330.
    • Philadelphia ranks 23rd with an average of 9.1 strikeouts per game.
    • In 73 games at home this season, they’ve hit 106 homers, an average of 1.5 per contest.
    • Philadelphia is slugging .460 in 73 home games this season.
    • In 73 home games this season, they have a batting average of .268 while averaging 9.0 base hits per contest.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Kyle Schwarber is batting .199 with 16 doubles, a triple, 43 home runs and 117 walks. He’s slugging .478 with an on-base percentage of .348.
    • Including all qualified hitters, he is 139th in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 38th and he is 34th in slugging.
    • Trea Turner’s .474 slugging percentage paces his team. He has a batting average of .270 with an on-base percentage of .322.
    • He is currently 47th in batting average, 92nd in on-base percentage and 39th in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters.
    • Bryson Stott is hitting .288 with 30 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 35 walks.
    • Alec Bohm is batting .278 with 30 doubles, 16 home runs and 40 walks.

    Braves vs. Phillies Probable Pitchers

    Spencer Strider (ATL) Pitcher Cristopher Sanchez (PHI)
    16 – 5 W/L 2 – 3
    162 IP 80
    3.89 ERA 3.26
    1.093 WHIP 1.038
    13.9 K/9 8.2
    2.9 BB/9 1.5

    Braves vs. Phillies Injury Updates

    • Braves: Collin McHugh: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Dylan Lee: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Yonny Chirinos: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Nick Anderson: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Mike Soroka: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Daysbel Hernández: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Ehire Adrianza: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Jesse Chávez: 60 Day IL (Shin), Sam Hilliard: 60 Day IL (Heel), Kolby Allard: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Huascar Ynoa: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Matzek: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Phillies: Rhys Hoskins: 60 Day IL (Acl)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Braves and Phillies (Last 10 Games)


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