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Atlanta Braves Starter Jaime Garcia Out to Silence Miami Marlins Bats in MLB Contest

The Miami Marlins pay a visit to Atlanta on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Braves bats in baseball betting action at SunTrust Park.

The Atlanta Braves will turn to Jaime Garcia and his 2-5 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Miami Marlins send Jeff Locke (0-2) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Miami Marlins were 118 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.5-4.2 victory for the Marlins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Atlanta Braves bring a 29-37 record to the battle against the 30-35 Marlins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Miami injuries news.

This game puts the Atlanta Braves, most recently No. 19 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Miami Marlins, who rate a No. 7 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Atlanta Braves No. 20-rated offense, averaging 4.58 runs per game, against a Miami Marlins defense that ranks No. 18 at 4.74 in runs allowed per game. The Atlanta Braves have averaged 9.2 hits per game so far, less than Miami Marlins batters have averaged on the year (9.34 hits per game).

Miami brings the No. 18-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Braves's No. 24-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

D Straily chucked 6.1 shutout innings at the Braves in their last game, striking out 8 in a 5-0 win against Atlanta in baseball action at SunTrust Park.

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Miami is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Miami is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Atlanta is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 9 games
  • Atlanta is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Atlanta, Sunday, June 18th

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