Braves Vs Phillies: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 3, 2022

Written By Staff on August 3, 2022

The Atlanta Braves (62-41) will look to keep a four-game winning streak intact when they host the Philadelphia Phillies (55-48) on Wednesday at 12:20 PM ET. Charlie Morton starts for Atlanta (-141 to win) while Philadelphia (+121) will counter with Zack Wheeler.

The betting trends in this article reflect odds as of August 3, 2022 at 11:34 AM ET.

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Braves vs Phillies Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Morton (ATL) Pitcher Wheeler (PHI)
5 – 5 W/L 9 – 5
110.0 IP 113.2
4.34 ERA 2.77
1.245 WHIP 1.029
10.3 K/9 9.7
3.4 BB/9 2

Braves Probable Starter Charlie Morton

  • The Braves will send Morton (5-5) to the mound to make his 21st start of the season. He is 5-5 with a 4.34 ERA and 126 strikeouts through 110 innings pitched.
  • The righty last pitched on Wednesday against the Philadelphia Phillies, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings, allowing four earned runs while giving up six hits.
  • In 20 games this season, the 38-year-old has a 4.34 ERA and 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .231 to opposing hitters.
  • Morton is trying to collect his seventh quality start of the year.
  • He will take the mound against a Phillies offense that is hitting .247 as a unit (11th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .414 (eighth in MLB) with 131 total home runs (seventh in MLB).
  • The 38-year-old ranks 53rd in ERA (4.34), 44th in WHIP (1.245), and seventh in K/9 (10.3) among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 3, 2022 at 11:34 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Phillies Stats vs Morton

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Didi Gregorius 43 .233 10 0 2 .283 .609
J.T. Realmuto 31 .323 10 0 5 .364 .687
Alec Bohm 19 .474 9 0 3 .500 .974
Rhys Hoskins 18 .167 3 0 2 .286 .508
Kyle Schwarber 11 .182 2 0 1 .286 .468
Nick Castellanos 10 .100 1 0 1 .182 .382
Bryson Stott 6 .333 2 0 0 .429 .762
Darick Hall 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Yairo Muñoz 3 .667 2 0 0 .667 1.667

Phillies Probable Starter Zack Wheeler

  • The Phillies will hand the ball to Wheeler (9-5) for his 20th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Thursday, when he threw 7 2/3 innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates, giving up two earned runs while allowing three hits.
  • The 32-year-old has pitched to a 2.77 ERA this season with 9.7 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2 walks per nine across 19 games.
  • He’s going for his third quality start in a row.
  • The Braves rank 10th in MLB with a .249 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks third in the league (.443) and 160 home runs.
  • Among qualified pitchers in the majors this year, the 32-year-old ranks 13th in ERA (2.77), 15th in WHIP (1.029), and 12th in K/9 (9.7).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 3, 2022 at 11:34 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Braves Stats vs Wheeler

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Marcell Ozuna 37 .243 9 0 4 .293 .644
Dansby Swanson 36 .139 5 0 1 .205 .372
Ronald Acuña Jr. 33 .273 9 3 5 .294 .961
Austin Riley 29 .276 8 1 3 .276 .759
Travis d’Arnaud 16 .438 7 1 3 .526 1.214
Orlando Arcia 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Matt Olson 6 .333 2 1 1 .333 1.166
William Contreras 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 1.000
Guillermo Heredia 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Eddie Rosario 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Braves Betting Trends

  • The Braves have put together a 55-27 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 67.1% of those games).
  • Atlanta has gone 49-20 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -141 or shorter (71%).
  • The implied moneyline probablility in this matchup gives the Braves a 58.5% chance to win.
  • Atlanta has had an over/under set by bookmakers 104 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 52 of those games (52-49-3).
  • The Braves have a 52-52-0 record ATS this season.
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Phillies Betting Trends

  • This season, the Phillies have won 20 out of the 41 games, or 48.8%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Philadelphia has a record of 10-7 in games where oddsmakers have them as underogs of at least +121 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Phillies, based on the moneyline, is 45.2%.
  • Philadelphia and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 53 of their 103 opportunities.
  • The Phillies are 51-52-0 against the spread this season.

Braves Players to Watch

  • Austin Riley has accumulated 120 hits with a .361 on-base percentage and a .600 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Braves. He is hitting .300 with 31 doubles, a triple, 29 home runs and 32 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB action, Riley’s batting average ranks 18th, his on-base percentage ranks 25th, and he is fifth in the league in slugging.
  • Riley has hit safely in four straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .350 with four doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
  • Matt Olson is hitting .251 with 35 doubles, 21 home runs and 52 walks.
  • Among the qualifying players, Olson ranks 83rd in batting average, 58th in on-base percentage, and 22nd in slugging.
  • Dansby Swanson is batting .301 with 21 doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 34 walks and has accumulated a team-high .471 slugging percentage.
  • Swanson has safely hit in six games in a row. During his last 10 games he is batting .359 with a double, four walks and two RBI.
  • Marcell Ozuna is hitting .224 with 13 doubles, 19 home runs and 27 walks.

Braves Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Austin Riley 400 .300 62 29 68 .361 .961
Dansby Swanson 399 .301 69 15 55 .359 .830
Matt Olson 399 .251 51 21 68 .340 .836
Marcell Ozuna 375 .224 48 19 42 .278 .689
Robbie Grossman 273 .205 24 2 23 .312 .594
Ronald Acuña Jr. 266 .259 41 8 24 .358 .749
Travis d’Arnaud 263 .251 38 11 40 .299 .732
Michael Harris 207 .280 35 9 30 .320 .798
William Contreras 174 .259 26 13 26 .345 .879
Orlando Arcia 155 .239 16 6 24 .314 .701

Phillies Players to Watch

  • Kyle Schwarber leads Philadelphia in total hits (77) this season while batting .203 with 46 extra-base hits.
  • Of all the qualifying batters in the big leagues, Schwarber is 149th in batting average, 113th in on-base percentage and 20th in slugging percentage.
  • Rhys Hoskins leads Philadelphia in OBP (.336) this season, fueled by 95 hits.
  • Hoskins’ batting average is 89th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage puts him 62nd, and he is 38th in slugging.
  • J.T. Realmuto has 83 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .336.
  • Alec Bohm leads Philadelphia with a slugging percentage of .411, fueled by 25 extra-base hits.

Phillies Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Nicholas Castellanos 400 .258 41 8 49 .300 .672
Rhys Hoskins 381 .249 53 20 48 .336 .803
Kyle Schwarber 379 .203 66 33 66 .308 .807
Alec Bohm 358 .296 51 7 41 .328 .739
J.T. Realmuto 318 .261 46 10 46 .336 .751
Brandon Marsh 292 .226 34 8 37 .284 .637
Bryson Stott 241 .199 32 7 32 .266 .586
Didi Gregorius 210 .210 17 1 19 .263 .568
Matt Vierling 170 .235 23 3 14 .302 .631
Edmundo Sosa 122 .189 17 0 8 .250 .520

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