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Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the Miami vs Atlanta battle on Monday at Marlins Park as the Marlins try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Kevin Slowey gets the call for the Miami Marlins and he will try to build on a 1-6 mark. In the other dugout, Mike Minor brings a 8-4 ledger to the game for the Braves as he tries to quiet the Marlins bats.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Marlins as +160 underdogs 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 matches up the No. 14 (Marlins) and the No. 7 (Braves) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Miami owns the No. 15 ranking for hits in the National League at 7.8 per game. By contrast, the Braves are rated No. 10 in the same category at 8.4 per game.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Miami has the National League's No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the National League's No. 2 mark in runs allowed.
Atlanta was a 7-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Phillies. They lost as -154 favorites, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors. The Braves endured a 7-3 loss at the hands of the Phillies on Sunday, with Kris Medlen throwing 5 1/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Citizens Bank Park.
The Marlins were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -163 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Miami suffered a 3-2 loss against St. Louis on Sunday, as Jose Fernandez wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Busch Stadium.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Monday are 9-1
Before playing Miami are 8-2
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Braves at Marlins trends to consider:
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
Atlanta is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
Miami is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Miami's last 11 games at home
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Atlanta at Miami, Tuesday, July 9