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|Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves|
The Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Turner Field.
The Marlins will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Jose Fernandez in this game. Fernandez has a 10-5 record and a 2.30 ERA this season.
The Braves will counter Fernandez with Julio Teheran. Righthander Teheran has a 3.08 ERA to go along with a 10-7 record this season.Last time out for Miami, they were a 9-0 loser as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -212 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Indians at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -144 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Miami has lost 4 straight games.
Atlanta has won 4 straight games.
Miami: 49-83 SU
Atlanta: 81-52 SU
Miami most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 5-3
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Atlanta home to Miami, Saturday, August 31