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    The Atlanta Braves host the Philadelphia Phillies in the opening game of the NLDS on Saturday at 4:00 AM ET at Truist Park. Philadelphia has not named a starting pitcher while Atlanta is projected to start Spencer Strider.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Phillies

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:00 AM ET
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Truist Park
    Braves vs Phillies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -202 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Braves vs. the Phillies?

    • TV Channel: TBS

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Atlanta Braves lead the league with 307 total home runs, averaging 1.9 per game.
    • Atlanta’s .276 batting average leads MLB.
    • The Braves are the top team in baseball this season with a .344 on-base percentage.
    • Atlanta’s batters strike out 8.0 times per game, the sixth-lowest average in MLB.
    • The Braves have hit 151 homers at home this season (1.9 per game).
    • Atlanta is slugging .510 with 3.8 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages 9.5 hits per game and is batting .280 at home this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Ronald Acuna Jr. leads Atlanta OPS (1.012) this season. He has a .337 batting average, an on-base percentage of .416, and a slugging percentage of .596.
    • He ranks second in batting average, first in on-base percentage, and fourth in slugging among all qualifying hitters in baseball.
    • Matt Olson leads Atlanta in total hits (172) this season while batting .283 with 84 extra-base hits. He’s slugging .604 with an on-base percentage of .389.
    • Among qualified hitters, he is 20th in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage and third in slugging percentage.
    • Olson brings an eight-game streak with at least one hit into this matchup. In his last 10 games he is batting .353 with a double, two home runs, five walks and eight RBI.
    • Ozzie Albies has collected 167 base hits, an OBP of .336 and a slugging percentage of .513 this season.
    • Albies has recorded at least one base hit in three straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .429 with a triple, a home run, four walks and five RBI.
    • Austin Riley has been key for Atlanta with 180 hits, an OBP of .347 plus a slugging percentage of .519.
    • Riley has hit safely in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .318 with three doubles, a triple, two walks and an RBI.

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies have hit 220 homers this season, which ranks eighth in the league.
    • Philadelphia ranks eighth in MLB with a .256 team batting average.
    • The Phillies have an on-base percentage of .327 this season, which ranks ninth in the league.
    • Philadelphia ranks 23rd in strikeouts per game (9.1) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 103 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 81 road contests this season.
    • Philadelphia is slugging .422 in 81 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 8.7 base hits per game and batting .249 on the road this season.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Kyle Schwarber has 19 doubles, a triple, 47 home runs and 126 walks while batting .197. He’s slugging .474 with an on-base percentage of .343.
    • Including all qualifying hitters in the big leagues, he ranks 135th in batting average, 46th in on-base percentage and 37th in slugging percentage.
    • Trea Turner’s .459 slugging percentage leads his team. He has a batting average of .266 with an on-base percentage of .320.
    • His batting average ranks 55th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 89th, and he is 53rd in slugging.
    • Alec Bohm is batting .274 with 31 doubles, 20 home runs and 42 walks.
    • Bryce Harper has 134 hits with a .401 on-base percentage to lead his team in both.

    Braves vs. Phillies Probable Pitchers

    The Phillies have not named a probable pitcher as of October 5, 2023.

    Spencer Strider (ATL) Pitcher (PHI)*
    20 – 5 W/L
    186.2 IP
    3.91 ERA
    1.093 WHIP
    13.5 K/9
    2.8 BB/9

    Braves vs. Phillies Injury Updates

    • Braves: Charlie Morton: 15 Day IL (Finger), Max Fried: 15 Day IL (Finger blister), Collin McHugh: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jackson Stephens: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Yonny Chirinos: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Nick Anderson: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Mike Soroka: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Dylan Lee: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Daysbel Hernández: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Kolby Allard: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Sam Hilliard: 60 Day IL (Heel), Huascar Ynoa: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Matzek: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Phillies: Dylan Covey: 15 Day IL (Back), Erich Uelmen: 60 Day IL (Arm), Rhys Hoskins: 60 Day IL (Acl)

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


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