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Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Tuesday when the Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves meet at Turner Field.

Righthander Tom Koehler will take the mound for the Marlins to start this game. Koehler is 1-5 this season with a 5.13 ERA.

It'll be Kris Medlen toeing the rubber for the Braves in this contest. Righthander Medlen is 5-7 with a 3.02 ERA so far this season.

Miami was a 4-0 winner in its last match at home against the Padres. They won as -147 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 6-2 winner as they battled the Diamondbacks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -149 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Miami has won 3 straight games.
Atlanta has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Miami: 30-51 SU
Atlanta: 48-34 SU

Miami most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing San Diego are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 8-2
After playing Arizona are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
Miami is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Miami's last 21 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Miami is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Miami
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Atlanta home to Miami, Wednesday, July 3