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The San Francisco Giants and the Atlanta Braves will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Turner Field.
The Giants will give the ball to starter Tim Lincecum in this one. Righthander Lincecum is 4-6 this season with a 4.70 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Julio Teheran who starts for the Braves. Righthander Teheran is 4-3 with a 3.62 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 6-5 loser as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -185 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
San Francisco: 35-32 SU
Atlanta: 40-28 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 7-3
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
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
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Francisco's last 9 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games at home
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
San Francisco home to San Diego, Monday, June 17
Atlanta home to NY Mets, Monday, June 17