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Giants visit Atlanta Braves in MLB clash

San Francisco GiantsAtlanta Braves
Aug 18, 7:10 PM | GrassTurner Field

San Francisco Giants vs Atlanta Braves Odds

67-57TEAM RECORD72-52

Turner Field hosts an MLB battle between the Atlanta Braves and the visiting San Francisco Giants on Thursday.

Atlanta hands the ball to starter Mike Minor in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-2 mark on the year. San Francisco counters with Tim Lincecum, who will try to quiet the fans and the Braves bats at the same time.

View San Francisco vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Braves as +120 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Braves rated this week at No. 4 and the Giants sitting at No. 3.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Atlanta's No. 8-rated National League offense, averaging 4.2 runs per game, against a Giants defense that ranks No. 2 in the National League at 3.5 in runs allowed per game. The Braves have averaged 8.5 hits per game so far, more than Giants batters have averaged on the year (8.1 hits per game).

San Francisco brings the National League's No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Braves' league No. 3-ranked defense.

The Giants were a 7-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at +122 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. San Francisco looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Braves, a 7-5 final on Wednesday in support of Matt Cain at Turner Field.

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Giants at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Francisco's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Francisco's last 11 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games at home
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing San Francisco

Next up:
San Francisco at Houston, Friday, August 19
Atlanta home to Arizona, Friday, August 19

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