Braves attempt to extend Road Win streak in matchup with Phillies

Atlanta Braves (44-32, second in NL East) vs Philadelphia Phillies (39-37, third in NL East)

Philadelphia; Thursday, 6:05 p.m. EDT

Pitching Prospects: Brave: Ian Anderson (6-4, 4.60 ERA, 1.45 whip, 65 strikeouts); Phillies: Aaron Nola (4-5, 2.98 ERA, .89 WHIP, 109 strikeouts)

fanduel sportsbook Line: Phillies-152, Valiant +130; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

Bottom line: The Atlanta Braves will look to continue their three-game road win streak when visiting the Philadelphia Phillies.

Philadelphia has a 19–19 record at home and a 39–37 overall. The Phillies have a 29–16 record in games when they record eight or more hits.

Atlanta leads 15-20 in road games and 44-32 overall. The Brave pitcher has a collective 3.76 ERA, ranking ninth among the majors.

Matchup Thursday is the seventh time these teams have matched this season. The Braves have a 4-2 advantage in the season series.

Top Performer: Rhys Hoskins has 14 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 38 RBI, while hitting .250 for the Phillies. Alec Bohm is 12-for-39 with three doubles in the last 10 games.

Dansby Swanson has a .291 batting average that ranks third on the Braves, and has 14 doubles, one third and 13 home runs. Matt Olsson is 13-for-37 in the last 10 games with four home runs and 12 RBIs.

Last 10 games: Phillies: 4-6, .201 batting average, 3.93 ERA, 11 runs outscore

Brave: 7-3, .249 batting average, 3.52 ERA, dismissed opponents by nine runs

Injuries: Phillips: Johann Camargo: 10-Day IL (Knee), James MacArthur: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Zach Eflin: 15-Day IL (Knee), Damon Jones: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Bryce Harper : 10-day IL (thumb), Connor Brogdon: 10-day IL (COVID), Jean Segura: 60-day IL (finger), Nick Matton: 10-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Sheriff: 60-day IL ( Shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60-day IL (shoulder), Kent Emanuel: 60-day IL (elbow), Jojo Romero: 60-day IL (elbow)

Brave: Kenley Jensen: 15-Day IL (Heart), Ronald Acuna Jr.: Day-Day (Leg), Luke Jackson: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Ozzy Albiz: 60-Day IL (Leg), Eddie Rosario: 60 -Day IL (eye), Manny Pina: 60-Day IL (Wrist), Tyler Matzek: 15-Day IL (Shoulder), Jay Jackson: 60-Day IL (Latitude), Mike Soroka: 60-Day IL (Achilles) , kirby yates: 60-day IL (elbow)

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