The Philadelphia Phillies have won three straight games to kick off the postseason and turn to Zack Wheeler to keep the streak going in Game 2 of the National League Divisional Series in Atlanta vs. the Braves on Wednesday.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves (-125, 7)
Wheeler led the Phillies to victory in two of his three regular-season outings vs. the Braves, but he also had 3.84 ERA on the road compared to a 1.85 ERA at home overall during the regular season.
The Braves send the league leader in wins, Kyle Wright, to the mound. They’re 16-1 in his last 17 starts and in nine of his last 11 outings, Wright has allowed two runs or fewer. He’s also surrendered three runs or fewer in 15 of his 17 home starts this season.
The Phillies have the worst bullpen ERA among National League teams since the All-Star break, while the Braves have the second-best bullpen ERA among National League teams. Since Sept. 1, the Braves have a league-best 2.11 bullpen ERA.
The Braves have the most home runs in the National League and will use their power to even up this best-of-five series.
The Play: Braves -125