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Atlanta Braves Starter Sean Newcomb Out to Silence Miami Marlins Bats in MLB Contest

The Atlanta Braves look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Miami Marlins arrive at SunTrust Park on Thursday.

Atlanta sends Sean Newcomb out against Dan Straily for the Miami Marlins in this game. Newcomb is 2-8 with a 4.31 ERA on the season, while Straily is 9-8 on the year and has a 3.91 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Miami Marlins listed as favorites of -112 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Marlins to win this game 5.6-4.6. 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 61-77 record to the battle against the 67-72 Marlins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Miami injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 20 (Atlanta Braves) and the No. 18 (Miami Marlins) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Atlanta Braves No. 18-rated offense, averaging 4.59 runs per game, against a Miami Marlins defense that ranks No. 18 at 4.88 in runs allowed per game. The Atlanta Braves have averaged 9.12 hits per game so far, more than Miami Marlins batters have averaged on the year (8.99 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Atlanta has the No. 26-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Marlins own the No. 18 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Miami looks to rebound from a loss to the Nationals, who beat them 8-1 on Wednesday behind a start from G Gonzalez at Marlins Park.

Atlanta got the job done in their last match in a 5-4 victory over Texas on Wednesday at SunTrust Park behind starter J Teheran.

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Miami is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • Miami is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Atlanta is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Atlanta is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Atlanta, Friday, September 8th

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