MLB Matchups  >>  Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies Preview 04/15/2014

The fans at Citizens Bank Park will be treated to a game between the Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies when they take their seats on Tuesday.

David Hale will be the starting pitcher for the Braves on this day. Righthander Hale is 0-0 this season with a 2.89 ERA.

The Phillies will counter Hale with Cliff Lee. Lefthander Lee has a 5.50 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Phillies listed as 128-moneyline favorites versus the Braves, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 9-6 winner as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -125 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Atlanta has won 4 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Atlanta: 9-4 SU
Philadelphia: 6-7 SU
ATLANTA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

PHILADELPHIA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta

NEXT UP:
Philadelphia home to Atlanta, Wednesday, April 16