MLB Game Preview - Marlins underdogs vs Braves at Atlanta
Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Odds
The Atlanta Braves look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Marlins arrive at Turner Field on Tuesday.
The Braves will turn to Kris Medlen and his 5-7 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Marlins send Tom Koehler (1-5) to the hill.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Marlins listed as underdogs of +-240 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, check for updates at 5Dimes.
This game matches up the No. 8 (Braves) and the No. 13 (Marlins) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Atlanta owns the No. 11 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.2 per game. By contrast, the Marlins are rated No. 15 in the same category at 7.8 per game.
Defensively, Miami features the National League's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the National League at home, scoring 4.6 runs per game.
Miami was a 4-0 winner in its last match at home against the Padres. They won as -147 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors. Jose Fernandez blew away 10 San Diego batter in the Marlins' last start, leading them to a 4-0 win over San Diego on Monday at Marlins Park.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 6-2 winner as they battled the Diamondbacks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -149 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Braves enjoyed a 6-2 victory at the expense of the Diamondbacks on Sunday, with Paul Maholm throwing 6 2/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Turner Field.
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing San Diego are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 8-2
After playing Arizona are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Marlins at Braves trends to consider:
Miami is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Miami's last 21 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Miami is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Miami
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Miami at Atlanta, Wednesday, July 3