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April 9, 7:10 PM | GrassMarlins Park

Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Odds


The Marlins get a visit from the Atlanta Braves in baseball action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Miami sends Wade LeBlanc out against Kris Medlen for the Braves in this game. LeBlanc is 0-1 with a 3.60 ERA on the season, while Medlen is 0-1 on the year and has a 3.60 ERA.

View Atlanta vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Marlins in this matchup found them as +174 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 6-ranked Marlins and the National League No. 12-rated Braves in this matchup.


How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Miami has the National League's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 7.4 hits per game. The Braves average 7.9 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the National League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the National League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 0 runs per game on the highway. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Atlanta was a 2-0 winner on the road against the Marlins. Bettors on Atlanta at -160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Atlanta threw a shutout at Miami in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Paul Maholm to defeat Miami 2-0 on Monday.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 8-2
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Braves at Marlins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami's last 10 games when playing Atlanta
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Atlanta at Miami, Wednesday, April 10