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MLB Betting Line Favors the Miami Marlins over the Atlanta Braves

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Miami and Atlanta on Saturday, with the host Marlins trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Lucas Sims gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Atlanta Braves on Saturday; he's 3-5 on the season. The Miami Marlins, meanwhile, will counter with Odrisamer Despaigne, who will be looking to improve on his 1-3 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Miami Marlins as -135 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Braves to win this game 3.8-3.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Marlins bring a 76-84 record to the battle against the 71-89 Braves. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Atlanta injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 22-ranked Miami Marlins and the No. 17-rated Atlanta Braves in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Miami Marlins No. 11 ranked offense (4.77 runs per game) against a Atlanta Braves defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 21 at 5.04 runs allowed per game. The Miami Marlins have been averaging 9.19 hits per game, more than the Atlanta Braves have managed so far this season (9.04 hits on average).

Miami owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 4.77 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's No. 21-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves were saddled with a loss last time out in Luiz Gohara's start, as they lost 6-5 against Miami on Friday at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games
  • Miami is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games at home
  • Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Miami, Sunday, October 1st