MLB betting line favors Braves over Tigers

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April 27, 1:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Atlanta Braves vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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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).

View Atlanta vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
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

Power Rankings:
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

Next up:
Atlanta at Detroit, Sunday, April 28