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Moneyline pick, best player prop for Phillies vs. Braves on Sunday

We go over some of the best betting options for Sunday’s matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves.

Rhys Hoskins of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts to hitting a RBI double in the eighth inning during the game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, May 6, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via Getty Images

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.

Phillies vs. Braves, 7:00 p.m. ET, ESPN

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 23 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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