MLB betting line favors Braves over Tigers
Atlanta Braves vs Detroit Tigers Odds
Inter-league play resumes on Saturday as the Tigers take on the Braves at Comerica Park in a key battle on the odds menu.
It's a pitching duel between Rick Porcello for the Tigers (0-2 on the year) and Kris Medlen for Atlanta (1-2 so far).
Bettors looking to side with the Tigers in this matchup found them as +110 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
This game matches up the No. 2 (Tigers) and the No. 14 (Braves) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Braves rank No. 8 in the National League at 8.3 hits per game. That compares with Detroit’s No. 1 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Detroit has the American League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the National League's No. 1 mark in runs allowed.
The Braves were a 10-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -141 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Atlanta got the wrong end of the stick in their last game on Friday, suffering a 10-0 humiliation against Detroit.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Braves at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Atlanta's last 13 games when playing Detroit
Atlanta is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
Atlanta is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Atlanta is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Detroit's last 13 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta at Detroit, Sunday, April 28