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The Atlanta Braves and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Comerica Park.
Righthander Kris Medlen will take the mound for the Braves to start this game. Medlen is 1-2 this season with a 2.16 ERA.
The Tigers will counter Medlen with Rick Porcello. Righthander Porcello has a 13.09 ERA to go along with a 0-2 record this season.
The Braves were a 10-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -141 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Atlanta has lost 2 straight games.
Atlanta: 15-7 SU
Detroit: 11-10 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Atlanta's last 13 games when playing Detroit
Atlanta is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
Atlanta is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Atlanta is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Detroit's last 13 games when playing Atlanta
Detroit home to Atlanta, Sunday, April 28