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Atlanta Braves vs San Francisco Giants Betting Pick and Odds Preview

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Atlanta Braves dueling the San Francisco Giants on Friday at AT&T Park.

The San Francisco Giants will rely on Matt Cain to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jaime Garcia will be his counterpart for the Atlanta Braves. Matt Cain is 3-2 this season, and Jaime Garcia is 1-3.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

San Francisco was a -133 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.2-3.9 win for the Braves on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Atlanta Braves vs San Francisco Giants Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Francisco Giants bring a 20-29 record to the battle against the 20-25 Braves. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs Atlanta injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 27 (San Francisco Giants) and the No. 25 (Atlanta Braves) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Francisco has baseball's No. 29-rated offensive output, at 7.84 hits per game. The Atlanta Braves average 9.31 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and San Francisco has the No. 21-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the No. 29 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta looks to rebound from a loss to the Pirates, who beat them 9-4 on Thursday behind a start from I Nova at SunTrust Park.

San Francisco suffered a 5-1 loss against Chicago on Thursday, as J Samardzija wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 11 games
  • Atlanta is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 12 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • San Francisco is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • San Francisco is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at San Francisco, Saturday, May 27th