MLB Baseball - Preview
A winning streak will be on the line for the San Francisco Giants on Saturday when they battle the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.
The Giants will give the ball to starter Chad Gaudin in this one. Righthander Gaudin is 2-0 this season with a 3.00 ERA.
It'll be Mike Minor toeing the rubber for the Braves in this contest. Lefthander Minor is 8-2 with a 2.44 ERA so far this season.
San Francisco won its last outing, a 6-0 result against the Braves on June 14. Bettors who backed the Giants at +120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
San Francisco has won 2 straight games.
Atlanta has lost 4 straight games.
San Francisco: 35-31 SU
Atlanta: 39-28 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 16 of San Francisco's last 23 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of San Francisco's last 16 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Atlanta's last 16 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 9 games
Atlanta home to San Francisco, Sunday, June 16