MLB Game Preview - Braves underdogs vs Brewers at Milwaukee


Atlanta Braves

Milwaukee Brewers
1-1 April 02, 2014, 01:10 PM | Miller Park 1-1



The Milwaukee Brewers battle the visiting Atlanta Braves on Wednesday in MLB betting action at Miller Park.

The Brewers will rely on Matt Garza to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Aaron Harang will be his counterpart for the Braves. Matt Garza is 0-0 this season, and Aaron Harang is 0-0.View Atlanta Braves vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds and Stats.

The Braves were listed as 126 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

This game matches up the No. 11 (Brewers) and the No. 9 (Braves) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Brewers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at +105 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Braves enjoyed a 5-2 victory at the expense of the Brewers on Tuesday, with Alex Wood throwing 7 innings of 5-hit ball at Miller Park.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Braves rank No. 18 at 7 hits per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 20 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Atlanta features the No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 2 runs per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 at home, scoring 2 runs per game.

A few Braves at Brewers trends to consider:
Atlanta is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Atlanta is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Milwaukee is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Atlanta


Next up:
Atlanta at Washington, Friday, April 4th
Milwaukee at Boston, Friday, April 4th