San Francisco sends Ryan Vogelsong vs Julio Teheran in Giants vs Braves game
Atlanta Braves vs San Francisco Giants Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Atlanta duelling San Francisco on Thursday at AT&T Park.
Julio Teheran gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Braves on this day; he's 1-0 on the season. The Giants, meanwhile, will counter with Ryan Vogelsong, who will be looking to improve on his 1-2 mark.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Giants as -125 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 3-rated Giants and the league No. 9-ranked Braves, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Francisco has the National League's No. 8-rated offensive output, at 8.9 hits per game. The Braves average 8.2 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the National League list.
San Francisco owns the National League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 1-rated defense.
The Braves were a 7-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at +119 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. The Braves grabbed a win last time out, defeating Mike Leake and the Reds 7-2 on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park.
San Francisco was a 4-3 winner in its last match at home against the Phillies. They won as -145 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. San Francisco won a close affair on Wednesday in their last outing, defeating Philadelphia 4-3 in extra innings at AT&T Park.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
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 6 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
Atlanta is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta
San Francisco is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
San Francisco is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta at San Francisco, Friday, May 10