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Brewers face Atlanta Braves: MLB odds preview and stats


Milwaukee Brewers

Atlanta Braves
70-86 September 24, 2013, 07:10 PM | Turner Field 92-64



The Atlanta Braves will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Milwaukee Brewers invade Turner Field on Tuesday.

Milwaukee puts its faith in starter Tyler Thornburg to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-1. Getting the ball for the Braves is Freddy Garcia, who owns a 4-7 record on the season with a 4.52 ERA.

View Milwaukee Brewers vs Atlanta Braves Odds and Stats.

Those going with the Braves in this one found them listed as moneyline Favorite of -132 at TopBet for Tuesday's contest. The total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

This game matches up the No. 15 (Braves) and the No. 16 (Brewers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 5-0 winner as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at +117 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Marco Estrada chucked 7 shutout innings at the Braves in their last game, striking out 6 in a 5-0 win against Atlanta in baseball action at Turner Field.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Atlanta owns the No. 22 ranking for hits at 8.32 per game. By contrast, the Brewers are rated No. 16 in the same category at 8.54 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Milwaukee owns the No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.05 runs per game on the highway. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.

A few Brewers at Braves trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
Atlanta is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games at home


Next up:
Milwaukee at Atlanta, Wednesday, September 25th