|Written by Vincent Di Mello|
Bet on the MLBBaseball betting fans will have an outstanding Sunday Night feature game on ESPN to bet on sports with as the Philadelphia Phillies host the Atlanta Braves. Baseball betting handicappers will have their choice of the defending world champion Phillies or the wild card contending Braves to bet on sports with.
The scheduled probable starters for this crucial baseball betting matchup are right hander Jair Jurrjens of the Braves and right hander Joe Blanton of the Phillies. This is an attractive pitching matchup to bet on sports with. Jurrjens had a baseball betting record of 10-8 with a 2.91 earned run average. In his last 3 appearances he went 1-0 with a 2.18 earned run average. Jurrjens is 3-2 in his baseball betting career against the Phillies with a nice 2.31 earned run average.
Blanton had a baseball betting record of 8-6 with a 3.88 earned run average. In his last 3 appearances he went 1-0 with a 3.00 earned run average. He is 0-1 in 4 career games against the Braves with a 6.58 earned run average. Pitching is what has put the Braves into the thick of the baseball betting wild card race as they ranked 4th overall in staff earned run average. Reliever Rafael Soriano had a 2.33 earned run average with 20 saves. Mike Gonzalez had 9 saves and a 2.45 earned run average. The Braves lineup has been in and out and ranked 18th overall for run production. Atlanta was 32-30 on the road but profitable as they are usually an underdog away from home. Yunel Escobar was hitting .301 with 63 runs scored.
The Philadelphia Phillies were 32-29 at home but in the red as they are usually solid favorites as a baseball betting host. The Phillies lineup is one of the best in baseball betting and ranked 4th for run production. The improved pitching staff has really impressed handicappers as it ranked 7th overall in earned run average and has been steadily improving all season. The Phillies won 7 out of 9 games from August 16 through August 25. Ryan Howard was having a great season with 34 home runs.
Bet on the MLBGamblers might feel compelled to place their baseball bets on San Francisco. Rival evaluators who scouted the Giants’ offensive work during spring training all left thinking the same thing; pitchers from opposing teams will have to dig deep. Similar to the Kansas City Royals of the previous two years, the Giants are not known for striking out too often.