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Braves vs. Phillies odds, line, score prediction, time: 2024 MLB picks, Friday best bets from proven model

Braves vs. Phillies odds, line, score prediction, time: 2024 MLB picks, Friday best bets from proven model

Teams looking to get the early upper hand in the National League East square off in a season-opening matchup when the Atlanta Braves face the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. This game was originally scheduled for Opening Day on Thursday but was pushed back a day to due to the weather forecast. The Braves (104-58 in 2023) have won the last six division titles. The Phillies (90-72 in 2023), who have finished second or third in each of the last four seasons, have won 80 or more games every full season since 2018. Atlanta won nine of the last 14 regular-season meetings between the teams, but Philadelphia has knocked the Braves out of the NLDS the past two seasons. 

The game is slated to begin at 3:05 p.m. ET. The Braves hit .276 as a team last year, the best in MLB, while the Phillies had a .256 average, ninth-best. Atlanta is the -126 favorite (risk $126 to win $100) on the money line in the latest Braves vs. Phillies odds from SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total runs scored is 7. Before making any Phillies vs. Braves picks, be sure to see the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer simulation model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times. It is coming off a profitable 93-74 season on top-rated MLB picks, and it excelled on top-rated run-line picks, going 18-6 (+766).  Anybody following has seen big returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Braves vs. Phillies and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Now, here are several MLB odds and betting lines for Braves vs. Phillies: 

  • Braves vs. Phillies money line: Atlanta -126, Philadelphia +106 
  • Braves vs. Phillies over/under: 7.5 runs 
  • Braves vs. Phillies run line: Atlanta -1.5 (+139) 
  • ATL: The Braves have hit the money line in 52 of their last 83 away games (+4.95 units) 
  • PHIL: The Phillies have hit the money line in 73 of their last 118 games (+13.30 units) 
  • Braves vs. Phillies picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why you should back the Braves

Spencer Strider, one of the preseason Cy Young favorites, will start for Atlanta and he’s backed by an offense coming off a historic year. Second-year player Michael Harris was a key part of that Atlanta offense a season ago. The center fielder hit .293 with 33 doubles, three triples, 18 homers and 57 RBI. He also swiped 20 bases…

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