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The Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Turner Field.
The Marlins will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Henderson Alvarez in this game. Alvarez has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.
Alvarez's opponent in this one will be Julio Teheran. The Braves righthander has a 3.12 ERA to go along with a 6-4 record this season.
Last time out for Miami, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at +190 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Miami: 31-52 SU
Atlanta: 49-35 SU
Miami most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games
Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games on the road
Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Miami
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Miami
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Miami at St. Louis, Friday, July 5
Atlanta at Philadelphia, Friday, July 5