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The San Francisco Giants and the Atlanta Braves will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Turner Field.
The Giants will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Madison Bumgarner in this game. Bumgarner has a 5-4 record and a 3.58 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Kris Medlen who starts for the Braves. Righthander Medlen is 3-6 with a 2.87 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 10-0 winner as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -125 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Braves were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Padres. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at +109 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Atlanta has lost 3 straight games.
San Francisco: 34-31 SU
Atlanta: 39-27 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 8-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games when playing 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 on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of San Francisco's last 15 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Atlanta's last 15 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Atlanta is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Atlanta home to San Francisco, Saturday, June 15