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The Cleveland Indians and the Atlanta Braves will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Turner Field in an interleague contest.
The Indians will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Justin Masterson in this game. Masterson has a 14-9 record and a 3.50 ERA this season.
It'll be Paul Maholm toeing the rubber for the Braves in this contest. Lefthander Maholm is 9-10 with a 4.51 ERA so far this season.
Cleveland lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Braves on August 27. Bettors who backed the Braves at -126 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Atlanta has won 2 straight games.
Cleveland: 71-60 SU
Atlanta: 79-52 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 3-4
After playing Atlanta are 4-2
After a loss are 5-5
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 4-3
After playing Cleveland are 3-3
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games on the road
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Atlanta is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games at home
Atlanta home to Cleveland, Thursday, August 29