Braves vs Phillies NLDS Game 2: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Monday, October 9

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The Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies play in Game 2 of the NLDS on Monday at 6:07 PM ET at Truist Park. The Phillies have a 1-0 series lead. The scheduled starters are Max Fried (8-1) for the Braves, and Zack Wheeler (13-6) for the Phillies.

Bookmakers have made the Braves a decent moneyline favorite (-159) at home over the Phillies (+133). The total in this contest is 8.

Braves vs. Phillies Odds

Run Line

Atlanta Braves (-1.5)

Moneyline

Braves (-159)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -113, Under: -108)

When, Where, at What Time is Braves vs. Phillies

  • Game Day: Monday, October 9, 2023
  • Game Time: 6:07 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TBS
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Stadium: Truist Park

Braves Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Charlie Morton 15-Day Injured List Finger
Jackson Stephens 15-Day Injured List Elbow
Yonny Chirinos 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Nick Anderson 60-Day Injured List Shouder
Mike Soroka 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Dylan Lee 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Kyle Wright 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Sam Hilliard 60-Day Injured List Heel
Kolby Allard 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Tyler Matzek 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Huascar Ynoa 60-Day Injured List Elbow

Phillies Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Erich Uelmen 60-Day Injured List Hip Flexor
Rhys Hoskins 60-Day Injured List Knee

Last Time Out: Braves and Phillies

Monday, the Phillies picked up a 3-0 victory over the Braves, with Jeff Hoffman (0.1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K) registering the win for the Phillies. Bryce Harper went 2-for-2 with a home run and an RBI to lead the offensive showing. Spencer Strider (7.0 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 8 K) took the loss for the Braves.

Betting Trends

Braves Betting Records and Team Stats

The Braves have been favorites in 149 games this season and won 96 (64.4%) of those contests. Atlanta has a record of 67-28 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -159 on the moneyline. The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 61.4% chance of a victory for the Braves. So far this season, Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in 92 of their 163 games with a total. The Braves are 84-79-0 ATS in their 163 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Ronald Acuña Jr. 159 .337 (2) .416 (1) .596 (4) 5.6% (13) 11.4% (6) 10.9% (27)
Matt Olson 162 .283 (19) .389 (9) .604 (3) 7.5% (1) 23.2% (94) 14.4% (8)
Ozzie Albies 148 .280 (23) .336 (54) .513 (15) 5% (18) 16.3% (26) 7% (93)
Austin Riley 159 .281 (21) .345 (43) .516 (13) 5.2% (17) 24.1% (102) 8.3% (77)
Marcell Ozuna 144 .275 (32) .348 (39) .562 (7) 6.8% (4) 22.6% (86) 9.6% (54)

Phillies Betting Records and Team Stats

The Phillies have been underdogs in 52 games this season and have come away with the win 25 times (48.1%) in those contests. This year, Philadelphia has won three of 12 games when listed as at least +133 or worse on the moneyline. The Phillies have an implied victory probability of 42.9% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Philadelphia and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 75 of their 165 opportunities. In 165 games with a line this season, the Phillies have a mark of 76-89-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Kyle Schwarber 160 .197 (136) .343 (46) .474 (37) 6.5% (5) 29.9% (130) 17.5% (2)
Trea Turner 155 .266 (54) .320 (89) .459 (53) 3.8% (47) 21.7% (73) 6.5% (102)
Alec Bohm 145 .274 (37) .327 (70) .437 (74) 3.3% (76) 15.4% (16) 6.9% (94)
Bryce Harper 126 .293 (10) .401 (7) .499 (21) 3.8% (47) 21.8% (74) 14.7% (6)
Bryson Stott 151 .280 (23) .329 (66) .419 (88) 2.3% (113) 15.6% (20) 6.1% (109)

Braves vs. Phillies Picks and Predictions

Our best pick for Braves vs. Phillies sees the Braves (-159 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the over/under, we pick the over on 8 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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