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April 12, 7:10 PM | GrassTurner Field

Florida Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Odds


MLB wagering interest swings to the Atlanta vs Florida battle on Tuesday at Turner Field as the Braves try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Atlanta hands the ball to starter Tommy Hanson in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-2 mark on the year. Florida counters with Chris Volstad, who will try to quiet the fans and the Braves bats at the same time.

View Florida vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Marlins were listed as +-175 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Atlanta's No. 16-rated National League offense, averaging 3.2 runs per game, against a Marlins defense that ranks No. 13 in the National League at 4.8 in runs allowed per game. The Braves have averaged 7.5 hits per game so far, less than Marlins batters have averaged on the year (9.4 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Atlanta has the National League's No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Marlins own the National League's No. 13 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Florida, they were a 7-1 loser as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at -102 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Florida suffered a 7-1 loss against Houston on Sunday, as Anibal Sanchez wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Minute Maid Park.

The Braves were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Cole Hamels shut down the Braves in their last game, striking out 8 in a 3-0 shutout over Atlanta in baseball action at Turner Field.

Florida Marlins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few Marlins at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Florida's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Florida is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Florida's last 9 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing Florida
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Atlanta's last 14 games at home

Next up:
Florida at Atlanta, Wednesday, April 13