MLB Matchups  >>  Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves Preview 06/17/2014

The Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Turner Field.

The Phillies will trot Kyle Kendrick out to the mound in this one. Right hander Kendrick has a 2-6 record and a 4.09 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Braves will be Ervin Santana. The right hander has a 4.09 ERA to go along with a 5-3 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 159-moneyline favorites versus the Phillies, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

Philadelphia won its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Braves on June 16. Bettors who backed the Phillies at +125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Philadelphia:
Team record: 30-38
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Philadelphia is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta:
Team record: 36-33
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
Atlanta is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games at home
Next up:
Philadelphia at Atlanta Wednesday, June 18