Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Preview
Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Odds
Miami will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Atlanta Braves pay a visit to Marlins Park.
The Marlins will turn to Ricky Nolasco and his 8-8 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Braves send Tommy Hanson (10-5) to the hill.
If you're going with the Marlins in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -105 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.
This game matches up the No. 15 (Marlins) and the No. 6 (Braves) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Miami and its National League No. 14-rated batting order, averaging 3.7 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 3 lineup of the Braves at 4.6 runs per outing.
Miami owns the National League's No. 11 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 9-rated defense.
The Braves were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -112 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Braves grabbed a win last time out, defeating Mark Buehrle and the Marlins 4-3 on Tuesday at Marlins Park.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Miami are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing San Diego are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
A few Braves at Marlins trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Miami is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Atlanta home to Philadelphia, Friday, July 27
Miami home to San Diego, Friday, July 27