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Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Baseball Betting Preview | August 2 2022

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Baseball Betting Preview | August 2 2022

The Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves will each look to extend their respective win streaks when they take on each other this Tuesday at Truist Park down in Atlanta. Check out our preview below of this Phillies vs. Braves 2022 MLB regular season game.

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Betting Preview for the Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves MLB Regular Season Game on August 2, 2022

Where: Truist Park, Atlanta, Georgia

When: Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 7:20 PM ET

Line: Philadelphia Phillies (+1.5) vs. Atlanta Braves (-1.5) view all 2022 MLB lines

TV Broadcast: MLBN/ESPN


Betting on the Philadelphia Phillies (+1.5)

Regular Season Record: 55-47

The Phillies will look to keep their win streak alive. They have just swept the Pittsburgh Pirates in a four-game series on the road and are now undefeated in five games. Taking the mound for the Phillies in this upcoming contest against Atlanta will be Nick Nelson, who’s made just one start this season. Nelson, who is part of the Phillies’ bullpen, has a 3.94 ERA and 1.31 WHIP this year. The last time he toed the rubber, Nelson allowed an earned run on two hits in a 6-3 loss at home to the Braves on July 26. In the entire month of July, Nelson posted a 1.59 ERA over 11.1 innings. The Phillies’ offense is slashing .248/.311/.416 this season.

Betting on the Atlanta Braves (-1.5)

Regular Season Record: 62-41

The Braves are on a roll themselves, as they have just swept the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three-game series at home. Atlanta outscored the Diamondbacks in that series, 12-4. Since the 2022 MLB All-Star break, the Braves have gone 6-3. Taking the mound for the Braves in this upcoming contest will be Spencer Strider, who has a 5-3 record and a 2.91 ERA and 1.02 WHIP. In his last start, Strider dazzled with just an earned run on three hits in 6.0 innings of a 6-3 road victory over the Phillies on July 26. The Phillies’ offense is slashing .248/.312/.441 this season. Austin Riley and Matt Olson are batting .301 and .253, respectively, this season, while also combining for 50 home runs and 135 RBIs.

Writer’s Prediction

The Braves win, 6-3.

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