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The Atlanta Braves will be trying to extend a winning streak on Monday when they take on the San Diego Padres at PETCO Park.
The Braves will trot Julio Teheran out to the mound in this one. Righthander Teheran has a 4-2 record and a 3.30 ERA this season.
The Padres will counter Teheran with Jason Marquis. Righthander Marquis has a 3.73 ERA to go along with a 7-2 record this season.
Atlanta won its last outing, an 8-1 result against the Dodgers on June 9. Bettors who backed the Braves at -167 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Padres were an 8-7 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at -172 on the moneyline, while the total score (15) was good news for OVER bettors.
Atlanta has won 2 straight games.
Atlanta: 39-24 SU
San Diego: 29-34 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
Atlanta is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Atlanta's last 25 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Diego's last 8 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 18 of San Diego's last 25 games when playing at home against Atlanta
San Diego is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
San Diego home to Atlanta, Tuesday, June 11