Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies Betting Preview

National League East Division rivals are set to meet up on Tuesday night for game three of a very important series. The Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies played a doubleheader on Monday, and each team was able to come up with a win.

Atlanta comes into this game with a record of 94-50, and that is currently the best overall record in baseball. The Braves are trying to clinch the best overall record in MLB so that they can have home-field advantage through the World Series.

Philadelphia is currently holding the top Wild Card spot, but they still have some work to do. The Phillies have gone just 2-3 in their last five games, and they have the Cubs putting a ton of pressure on them in the standings.

The Atlanta Braves are the moneyline betting favorites at -125 over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

Braves Have Plenty of Power

The Atlanta Braves have a lineup that is full of superstars, and they can pound the baseball all over the park. Atlanta comes into this game with 273 home runs on the year, and they have a real shot of getting to 300.

Matt Olson has been the biggest power bat for Atlanta, as he leads the way with 50 home runs and 127 RBIs. Ronald Acuna Jr. will likely be the NL MVP this season, as he has set the tone at the top of the lineup all season long.

Max Fried is starting this game for the Braves, and he has gone 7-1 with a 2.70 ERA this season. Fried is trying to build up his stamina for a deep postseason run, and he looks to be well on his way.

Phillies Need Some Pitching

The Philadelphia Phillies currently have a team ERA of 4.00 this season, and they need to get better pitching as the season moves along. Philadelphia will have the right man on the mound in this game, as Zack Wheeler will be making the start.

Wheeler has gone 11-6 with a 3.49 ERA this season, and he has the tools to shut down the Braves in this matchup. Keeping the ball in the park is going to be a huge key for Wheeler and the rest of the Phillies staff.

Kyle Schwarber just keeps hitting home runs for the Phillies, as he is now up to 43 of them on the season. Philadelphia is going to need some big hits in this game if they are going to come up with a win.

Braves Bats Back Fried

This is going to be a great pitching matchup, and one big swing of the bat will likely determine the outcome of this one. If you are going to back an offense in this game, then it is the Braves that are the team that should be trusted.

Zack Wheeler is having a huge season for the Phillies, and he is going to keep his team in this one until the end. Ultimately, Fried is going to outduel his counterpart in this one, as he will be able to keep the ball in the park against the Phillies.

Bet the Atlanta Braves -125 as they pick up their second win of the series and rack up win number 95 on the year.

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