Atlanta Braves home to Orioles in baseball betting action
Baltimore Orioles vs Atlanta Braves Odds
Baseball betting stays focused on inter-league play on Sunday as the Orioles of Baltimore swing away against the Braves of Atlanta.
The Braves will turn to Brandon Beachy and his 3-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Orioles send Zachary Britton (6-6) to the hill.
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Atlanta sat as -165 favorites. The total was set at 7.5.
The Braves sit at No. 3 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Orioles sit at an American League No. 11 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Atlanta has the National League's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8 hits per game. The Orioles average 9 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the American League list.
Atlanta owns the National League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Baltimore's American League No. 13-rated defense.
In their last action, Baltimore was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Braves. Bettors on Atlanta at -155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Orioles endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Braves on Saturday, with Jake Arrieta throwing 5 innings of 6-hit ball at Turner Field.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Orioles at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Baltimore's last 11 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Baltimore's last 12 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games at home
Baltimore at Texas, Monday, July 4
Atlanta home to Colorado, Monday, July 4