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Randall Delgado, Wandy Rodriguez take mound in Astros vs Braves tilt

Atlanta BravesHouston Astros
April 11, 8:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Atlanta Braves vs Houston Astros Odds

1-4TEAM RECORD3-2

The Astros get a visit from the Atlanta Braves in baseball action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Randall Delgado, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Braves, while the Astros trot Wandy Rodriguez to the mound in this one. He is 0-0 so far in 2012.

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Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 110 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Astros at No. 11 in the National League and the Braves at No. 4 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Braves rank No. 12 in the National League at 6.4 hits per game. That compares with Houston’s No. 2 ranking in that category.

Houston owns the National League's No. 7 defense, allowing 3.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 12-rated defense.

Atlanta was a 6-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Astros. They won as -170 favorites, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors. The Braves enjoyed a 6-4 victory at the expense of the Astros on Tuesday, with Tommy Hanson throwing 5 innings of 6-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Miami are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few Braves at Astros trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing Houston
Atlanta is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Houston
Atlanta is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta home to Milwaukee, Friday, April 13
Houston at Miami, Friday, April 13

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