Julio Teheran faces Henderson Alvarez in MLB odds action
Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Odds
The Miami Marlins will look to grab a road win when they take on the Braves in Atlanta at Turner Field on Thursday in baseball odds action.
Miami puts its faith in starter Henderson Alvarez to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-0. Getting the ball for the Braves is Julio Teheran, who owns a 6-4 record on the season with a 3.12 ERA.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Braves as -211 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
This game puts the Braves, most recently No. 8 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Marlins, who rate a National League No. 13 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Marlins rank No. 14 in the National League at 7.9 hits per game. That compares with Atlanta’s No. 11 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, Miami owns the National League's No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 4.5 runs per game on the highway. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Miami, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at +190 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Marlins enjoyed a 6-3 victory at the expense of the Braves on Wednesday, with Ricky Nolasco throwing 7 innings of 6-hit ball at Turner Field.
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Marlins at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games
Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games on the road
Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Miami
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Miami
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Miami at St. Louis, Friday, July 5
Atlanta at Philadelphia, Friday, July 5