Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the Miami vs Atlanta battle on Wednesday at Marlins Park as the Marlins try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Kris Medlen gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Braves on this day; he's 7-0 on the season. The Marlins, meanwhile, will counter with Josh Johnson, who will be looking to improve on his 8-12 mark.
The visitors opened as 115 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7 for those preferring over under wagers.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 7-rated Braves taking on the National League's No. 14-rated Marlins in this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Miami owns the No. 12 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.3 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. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the National League's No. 4 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, Atlanta was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Marlins. Bettors on Miami at +146 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Braves got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Miami on Tuesday; it was a 4-3 final at Marlins Park in MLB wagering action.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Miami are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
A few Braves at Marlins trends to consider:
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Miami
Atlanta is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Miami
Atlanta is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Miami's last 15 games
Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Atlanta at Philadelphia, Friday, September 21
Miami at NY Mets, Friday, September 21