Paul Maholm vs Madison Bumgarner matchup featured in MLB action
Atlanta Braves vs San Francisco Giants Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between San Francisco and Atlanta on Saturday, with the host Giants trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
San Francisco sends Madison Bumgarner out against Paul Maholm for the Braves in this game. Bumgarner is 3-1 with a 2.31 ERA on the season, while Maholm is 4-3 on the year and has a 3.09 ERA.
The Braves were listed as +-133 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
This game puts the Giants, most recently No. 3 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Braves, who rate a National League No. 9 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Francisco's No. 6 ranked National League offense (4.4 runs per game) against a Braves defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 in the National League at 3.5 runs allowed per game. The Giants have been averaging 8.9 hits per game, more than the Braves have managed so far this season (8.1 hits on average).
San Francisco owns the National League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 2-rated defense.
In their last action, Atlanta was an 8-2 loser on the road against the Giants. Bettors on San Francisco at -125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Atlanta didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-2 to San Francisco on Friday at AT&T Park.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Braves at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games at home
Atlanta at San Francisco, Sunday, May 12