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The Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Great American Ball Park.
The Braves will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Mike Minor in this game. Minor has a 3-2 record and a 3.26 ERA this season.
It'll be Mike Leake toeing the rubber for the Reds in this contest. Righthander Leake is 2-1 with a 4.15 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -112 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Atlanta: 19-13 SU
Cincinnati: 19-15 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Atlanta is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
Cincinnati is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta at San Francisco, Thursday, May 9
Cincinnati home to Milwaukee, Friday, May 10