Baseball odds preview - Miami vs. Atlanta
Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Odds
Turner Field hosts an MLB battle between the Atlanta Braves and the visiting Miami Marlins on Saturday.
The Braves will rely on Mike Minor to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jacob Turner will be his counterpart for the Marlins. Mike Minor is 13-5 this season, and Jacob Turner is 3-5.
The Marlins were listed as +-230 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
The Braves - Marlins odds would favor the Braves if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Atlanta is rated No. 5 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Miami is at No. 9 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Atlanta and its National League No. 2-rated batting order, averaging 4.4 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 15 lineup of the Marlins at 3.2 runs per outing.
Defensively, Miami features the National League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.1 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the National League at home, scoring 4.7 runs per game.
The Marlins were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -137 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Marlins endured a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Braves on Friday, with Jose Fernandez throwing 6 innings of 3-hit ball at Turner Field.
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Marlins at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Miami's last 21 games on the road
Miami is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Miami is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games at home
Miami at Atlanta, Sunday, September 1