Phillies vs. Braves Series Betting Picks, DFS Plays for May 4 - 6

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Dan Shapiro
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Phillies vs. Braves Series Betting Picks, DFS Plays for May 4 - 6 has your Phillies vs. Braves series betting picks and daily fantasy sports plays for May 4 through 6. 

The Series Overall: Neither team has been playing particularly well of late, each winning only four games in their last ten.  The OVER is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings in Atlanta and 11-3-1 in Atlanta’s last 15 home games.  The OVER would have an advantage in this series in Atlanta.

May 4 - The Starting Pitchers:  Phillies RH Aaron Harang (2-2, 2.51 ERA) vs. Braves LH Alex Wood (1-1, 4.03)

Harang is holding right-handers to a .154 batting average and has allowed only one homer this season.  Aside from his last start, Philadelphia has not given up more than three runs in Harang’s first four starts of the season. 

Atlanta has lost in Wood’s last four starts.  He has failed to make it into 7 innings in any of those starts.  Wood allowed five runs on six hits and a walk, striking out eight in five innings Wednesday against the Nationals. (Wed Apr 29)

May 4 – DFS Picks:  Carlos Ruiz has played well of late and is 4-for-7 versus Wood with a double.

May 5 - The Starting Pitchers:  Phillies Chad Billingsley vs. Braves Shelby Miller

Billingsley comes off the DL to start against Atlanta on Tuesday. 

The first four of five starts by Miller resulted in no more than two runs. 

May 5 – DFS Picks: Ryan Howard has gone 4-for-7 against Miller.  Three of those were homers.

- Dan Shapiro,

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