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San Francisco Giants vs Atlanta Braves Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting San Francisco duelling Atlanta on Saturday at Turner Field.
Chad Gaudin gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Giants on this day; he's 2-0 on the season. The Braves, meanwhile, will counter with Mike Minor, who will be looking to improve on his 8-2 mark.
Bettors looking to back visiting San Francisco before the first pitch in this match found them as +-172-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 9-rated Braves and the league No. 3-ranked Giants, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Atlanta's National League No. 6-ranked scoring average of 4.3 runs per game, against a Giants offense rated No. 4 and scoring 4.4 runs per game in the league. The Braves have averaged 8.1 hits per game to date this season, less than the Giants hitters have managed (9.4 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, San Francisco owns the National League's No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 5.4 runs per game on the highway. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.
San Francisco won its last outing, a 6-0 result against the Braves on June 14. Bettors who backed the Giants at +120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. San Francisco hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 10-strikeout performance from Madison Bumgarner - will prevail again after their 6-0 victory against Atlanta at Turner Field.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Giants at Braves trends to consider:
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 16 of San Francisco's last 23 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of San Francisco's last 16 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Atlanta's last 16 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 9 games
San Francisco at Atlanta, Sunday, June 16