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Madison Bumgarner vs Tim Hudson matchup featured in MLB action

San Francisco GiantsAtlanta Braves
Aug 15, 7:00 PM | GrassTurner Field

San Francisco Giants vs Atlanta Braves Odds

66-55TEAM RECORD70-51

Turner Field hosts an MLB battle between the Atlanta Braves and the visiting San Francisco Giants on Monday.

Madison Bumgarner, with a record of 7-11 on the season, gets the ball for the Giants, while the Braves trot Tim Hudson to the mound in this one. He is 12-7 so far in 2011.

View San Francisco vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Atlanta sat as -165 favorites. The total was set at 7.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 4-rated Braves and the league No. 3-ranked Giants, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Giants rank No. 13 in the National League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Atlanta’s No. 9 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Atlanta has the National League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the National League's No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

San Francisco won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Marlins on August 14. Bettors who backed the Giants at -139 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Giants enjoyed a 5-2 victory at the expense of the Marlins on Sunday, with Ryan Vogelsong throwing 7 2/3 innings of 4-hit ball at Sun Life Stadium.

Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 6-5 loser as they battled the Cubs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +147 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Atlanta suffered a 6-5 loss against Chicago on Sunday, as Brandon Beachy wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Turner Field.

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Florida are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few Giants at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Francisco's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Francisco's last 8 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games on the road
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Atlanta is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Atlanta is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games at home

Next up:
San Francisco at Atlanta, Tuesday, August 16