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The fans at Turner Field will be treated to a game between the San Diego Padres and the Atlanta Braves when they take their seats on Friday.
The Padres will trot Jesse Hahn out to the mound in this one. Right hander Hahn has a 5-2 record and a 2.21 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Alex Wood who starts for the Braves. Left hander Wood is 7-7 with a 3.24 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Braves as -175-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game's total opened at 7
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Marlins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at +118 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Padres were a 13-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at -128 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors.
Team record: 45-56
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of San Diego's last 23 games
San Diego is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Diego's last 11 games on the road
Team record: 55-47
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Atlanta is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing San Diego
San Diego at Atlanta Saturday, July 26