Milwaukee Brewers vs Atlanta Braves Betting Preview
Atlanta Braves vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the Milwaukee vs Atlanta battle on Saturday at Miller Park as the Brewers try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Tim Hudson gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Braves on this day; he's 4-6 on the season. The Brewers, meanwhile, will counter with Donovan Hand, who will be looking to improve on his 0-0 mark.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Brewers at No. 12 in the National League and the Braves at No. 9 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Milwaukee's No. 8-rated National League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Braves defense that ranks No. 2 in the National League at 3.4 in runs allowed per game. The Brewers have averaged 8.9 hits per game so far, more than Braves batters have averaged on the year (8 hits per game).
Milwaukee owns the National League's No. 15 defense, allowing 4.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 2-rated defense.
The Braves were a 2-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors. Wily Peralta shut down the Braves in their last game, striking out 4 in a 2-0 shutout over Atlanta in baseball action at Miller Park.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few Braves at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Atlanta at Milwaukee, Sunday, June 23