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Phillies vs Braves Predictions, Odds, Schedule and Probable Pitchers for NLDS MLB Playoffs

Larry Rupp
Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves MLB Playoffs predictions, odds, schedule and probable pitchers for NLDS.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves MLB Playoffs predictions, odds, schedule and probable pitchers for NLDS. / AP Photos/Chris Szagola
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The 2022 MLB Playoffs are underway and one of the series that many baseball fans are looking forward to is the NLDS showdown between the 2-seed Atlanta Braves and 6-seed Philadelphia Phillies.

The Braves overtook the New York Mets in the NL East during the final week of the season and are looking to repeat as World Series champions. Meanwhile, the Phillies ended a decade-long playoff drought and took advantage of that by sweeping the St. Louis Cardinals in the Wild Card Round.

Phillies vs Braves TV Schedule and Start Times

Below is the full official schedule for the Phillies vs Braves NLDS MLB Playoffs series.

Game 1: Tuesday, Oct. 11 at Truist Park (TBS - TBD)
Game 2: Wednesday, Oct. 12 at Truist Park (TBS - TBD)
Game 3: Friday, Oct. 14 at Citizens Bank Park (TBS - TBD)
Game 4: Saturday, Oct. 15 at Citizens Bank Park (TBS - TBD) if necessary
Game 4: Sunday, Oct. 16 at Truist Park (TBS - TBD) if necessary

Phillies vs Braves Betting Odds

The following MLB Playoffs odds are provided from FanDuel Sportsbook. Oddsmakers give Atlanta the edge in this playoff series The Braves hold -186 odds to advance while the Phillies maintain a +158 figure.

FanDuel Sportsbook also lists some single game odds and other series prop bets, including correct series score and an over/under on total games played. Those will be updated when available.

Padres vs Mets Probable Pitchers

Note: Both the Phillies and Braves have yet to release their official probable pitchers. The below is a projection outlined from Phillies insider Corey Seidman.

Game 1

Phillies: Ranger Suarez (10-7, 3.65 ERA)
Braves: Max Fried (14-7, 2.48 ERA)

Game 2

Phillies: Zack Wheeler (12-7, 2.82 ERA)
Braves: Kyle Wright (21-5, 3.19 ERA)

Game 3

Braves: Charlie Morton (9-6, 4.34 ERA)
Phillies: Aaron Nola (11-13, 3.25 ERA)

Game 4

Braves: TBD
Phillies: TBD

Game 5

Phillies: TBD
Braves: TBD

Phillies vs Braves Prediction & Pick

These are two teams that know one another very well. Over the last three seasons, the Braves and Phillies have met 48 times in the regular season. Atlanta has posted a 26-22 record during those games, but there's a lot to like about Philadelphia's chances of pulling off an upset here.

Starting pitchers Zack Wheeler and Aaron Nola combined to allow 0 runs on 6 hits and log 10 strikeouts in 13 innings of work during the Wild Card Round. They have proven they can keep up with the likes of Max Fried and Kyle Wright. This one is going to come down to timely hitting and capitalizing on scoring opportunities.

Philadelphia finished with the second-best batting average (.270) with runners in scoring position, so give me the Phillies here.

Final Series Prediction: Phillies Win 3-2

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Larry Rupp is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Larry Rupp also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username phillyfan424. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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