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A winning streak will be on the line for the Atlanta Braves on Sunday when they battle the Arizona Diamondbacks at Turner Field.
Righthander Trevor Cahill will take the mound for the Diamondbacks to start this game. Cahill is 3-9 this season with a 4.29 ERA.
It'll be Paul Maholm toeing the rubber for the Braves in this contest. Lefthander Maholm is 8-6 with a 3.75 ERA so far this season.
The Diamondbacks were a 11-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -146 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors.
Arizona has lost 2 straight games.
Atlanta has won 2 straight games.
Arizona: 42-38 SU
Atlanta: 47-34 SU
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 8-2
After playing Arizona are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Arizona's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Arizona's last 17 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Arizona's last 13 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Arizona
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games
Arizona at NY Mets, Monday, July 1
Atlanta home to Miami, Tuesday, July 2