DKNG Stock – Phillies vs. Braves prediction: Best bets, moneyline pick, player prop on May 9th
The Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves are second and third in the National League East, respectively. They’ll face off against each other in Sunday’s final game, on ESPN. The odds at DraftKings Sportsbook are in, and we’ve identified some interesting betting options to consider making.
Moneyline pick: Phillies -114
Oddsmakers expect this to be a close game, as the Braves are just -103 on the moneyline. Both sides have solid starters with 3-1 records, but these two National League East rivals have no problem scoring runs on each other. The run total has hit the over the last five times these two teams have played regardless of location. But which team has the better bats? Atlanta’s offense is extremely dependent on home runs. The Braves entered Sunday with an MLB-leading 47 homes, but Aaron Nola has given up just three in 43 2⁄3 innings. I’ll roll with the Phillies here because they can win in more ways.
Player Prop: Rhys Hoskins to hit a home run (+555)
Hoskins leads the Phillies with eight home runs. He hasn’t gone yard in 12 games, but Huascar Ynoa has given up five bombs in his last five starts. Counting on the moneyline favorite to get the job done gives you a shot at a major payout. I say it’s worth the risk.
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