Red-Hot Braves Look to Sweep Brewers

Atlanta Braves

Phillips Leading Scorching Braves Offense

The Atlanta Braves battle the Milwaukee Brewers at SunTrust Park on Sunday afternoon. The Braves will be looking to win their 5th straight game and sweep the 1st place Brewers. The Braves are also 4-1 against the Brewers this season.

Brandon Phillips his a go-ahead, two-run home run in the third inning Saturday. It sent the Braves on their way to a 3-1 victory over the Brewers at SunTrust Park. It was the third consecutive game with a homer for the Atlanta native who was traded to the Braves in February from the Reds.

Oddsmakers opened the Braves as -130-moneyline favorites versus the Brewers, while the game’s total opened at 9.5. The total has stayed the same, but the Braves are down to a -110-moneyline favorite now.

Teams Best Starts on Mound Today

Right hander Zach Davies will take the mound for the Brewers to start this game. Davies is 7-4 this season with a 5.40 ERA. Davies is coming off a 7-3 loss to Pittsburgh in his most recent start Tuesday. He gave up seven runs on 10 hits, two of them home runs. He tied his career high for hits and runs allowed. Davies allowed six runs in the first inning. It put the Brewers in a hole from which they could not climb out of.

The Braves will counter Davies with Julio Teheran. Right hander Teheran has a 4.76 ERA to go along with a 6-5 record this season. Teheran probably deserved a better fate in his last outing. It was a 6-3 loss to San Francisco on Tuesday. Teheran pitched seven scoreless innings. He was betrayed by a long ball and some shaky defense. Three errors in the eighth erased his opportunity for a win. In 7 1/3 innings, Teheran allowed four runs (three earned) and six hits.

Recent Form

Teamrecordmoneyvs LHPvs RHPFaveDogO/UDiff
Milwaukee40-37$830.008-932-2816-1323-2442-30-50.08
Atlanta36-38$334.004-432-3416-1520-2340-31-3-0.36
Pitchers Last 3 Starts
Zach Davies (7-4) ERA: 5.40
event dateOpponentResultscoreOU Resultipmoney
Jun 20, 2017PITL3-7O5-$100.00
Jun 15, 2017STLW6-4O5$132.00
Jun 9, 2017ARIW8-6O5$133.00

J Teheran (6-5) ERA: 4.76

event dateOpponentResultscoreOU Resultipmoney
Jun 20, 2017SFL3-6U7.1-$100.00
Jun 14, 2017WSHW13-2O7$158.00
Jun 9, 2017NYMW3-2U6$110.00

Bullpen

Milwaukee’s relievers have pitched 8 innings in the last 3 games.
Atlanta’s relievers have pitched 10.2 innings in the last 3 games.
Pitcher Recent Starts Vs Opponent
Milwaukee Brewers – Zach Davies
DatescoreWinneriphitsRunsEarned RunswalksstrikeoutsDecision
Aug 8, 20164-3ATL783303No Decision

Atlanta Braves – J Teheran

DatescoreWinneriphitsRunsEarned RunswalksstrikeoutsDecision
May 24, 20162-1MIL7311012No Decision
Jul 8, 20156-5MIL723338No Decision
May 21, 201510-1ATL721118Win
May 20, 20145-0ATL960028Win
Mar 31, 20142-0MIL672212Loss

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayaway scoreHomehome scorelineO/UAway PitcherHome PitcherAway HitsHome HitsAway WalksHome WalksAway StrikeoutsHome Strikeouts
Jun 24, 2017MIL1ATL3-1079.5UMatt Garza (R)R.A. Dickey (R)6921108
Jun 23, 2017MIL4ATL5-1059PJimmy Nelson (R)Mike Foltynewicz (R)78541213
Apr 30, 2017ATL3MIL4-1049UMike Foltynewicz (R)Matt Garza (R)7510810
Apr 29, 2017ATL11MIL3-1149OJaime Garcia (L)Jimmy Nelson (R)2041744
Apr 28, 2017ATL10MIL8-1338.5OBartolo Colon (R)Chase Anderson (R)121342811
Aug 11, 2016ATL3MIL11-1239.5ORoberto Hernandez (R)Matt Garza (R)9144545
Aug 10, 2016ATL3MIL4-1409.5UJoel De La Cruz (R)Chase Anderson (R)9102365
Aug 9, 2016ATL2MIL1-11110UTyrell Jenkins (R)Wily Peralta (R)644476
Aug 8, 2016ATL4MIL3-1498.5URob Whalen (R)Zach Davies (R)10822715
May 26, 2016MIL6ATL2-1308PWily Peralta (R)Matt Wisler (R)10844128

MLB Betting Trends

Team Vs Division Or Conference
Milwaukee Brewers
recordHomeAwayFaveDogO/Uvs LHPvs RHP
Overall40-3721-2219-1516-827-2741-30-58-932-28
Last 105-54-31-24-21-24-4-20-05-5
vs Div18-157-711-88-311-1220-10-23-215-13
vs AL4-32-32-01-03-33-42-12-2
vs NL36-3419-1917-1515-824-2438-26-56-830-26

Atlanta Braves

recordHomeAwayFaveDogO/Uvs LHPvs RHP
Overall36-3820-1916-1916-1122-2540-31-34-432-34
Last 108-27-21-05-23-03-5-21-17-1
vs Div16-208-128-86-511-1317-192-214-18
vs AL4-51-13-41-03-57-20-04-5
vs NL32-3319-1813-1515-1119-2033-29-34-428-29
Team Last 5 Games
Milwaukee Brewers
DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalstarteripopposing starterLocation
Jun 24, 2017ATL1-3L-1039.5M Garza6R DickeyA
Jun 23, 2017ATL4-5L-1059J Nelson5M FoltynewiczA
Jun 22, 2017PIT4-2W-1259C Anderson6I NovaH
Jun 21, 2017PIT4-3W-1179.5Junior Guerra6Trevor WilliamsH
Jun 20, 2017PIT3-7L-1199.5Zach Davies5Chad KuhlH

Atlanta Braves

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalstarteripopposing starterLocation
Jun 24, 2017MIL3-1W-1079.5R Dickey7M GarzaH
Jun 23, 2017MIL5-4W-1059M Foltynewicz5J NelsonH
Jun 22, 2017SF12-11W-1669J Garcia4.1M CainH
Jun 21, 2017SF5-3W1178.5Sean Newcomb6J SamardzijaH
Jun 20, 2017SF3-6L-1109.5J Teheran7.1M MooreH

Weather in
AtlantaUnited States

Weather is Partially cloudy  26°C

Partially cloudy
Humidity is 85%
Wind is North-northwest 4 m/s
Visibility is 19 km
Pressure is 0 mbar

Forecast for Atlanta

Next up:
Milwaukee at Cincinnati Tuesday, June 27
Atlanta at San Diego Tuesday, June 27

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