NL East rivals hit the diamond today where Marlins’ ace Jose Fernandez will look to continue his run of dominance at Marlins Park with the Braves in town. Miami has been money with Fernandez on the mound, going 8-1 in his last nine starts. He’s been lights out at home this season, posting a 6-1 record and 2.06 ERA.
- Freddie Freeman is 5-for-15 with a home run in his career vs Fernandez.
- The total has gone UNDER in seven of the Marlins’ last 10 games as favorite.
- The Braves are 5-12 in their last 17 games after winning as an underdog.
Coming into the game with five straight wins, this is the hottest the Braves have been all season. In fact, the last time they’ve won five in a row was their first five games of the 2015 season.
Bud Norris will take the mound for the Braves and will look to improve on some ugly numbers outside of Atlanta. The righty has a 5.60 ERA with a 15-to-18 walk-to-strikeout ratio in road appearances.
Fernandez has had his way with the Braves throughout his career. In six career starts against Atlanta, he’s 4-1 with a 2.54 ERA with 43 K’s in 39.0 innings of work.
The Marlins have been a bit of a surprise this season as they sit four games above .500, but have struggled against the Braves in recent games, winning just one of six. Looking at their last 12 home games against the Braves, they’ve somehow managed to only go 3-9.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Miami Marlins as -300 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bodog.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.7-3.3 result in favor of the Braves. 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
Miami (37-33) will face the 23-46 Braves in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Atlanta injuries news.
The Miami Marlins sit at No. 13 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds – Shark
, while the Atlanta Braves sit at No. 25 on the same chart.
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Miami Marlins No. 19-ranked scoring average of 4.14 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves offense rated No. 29 and scoring 3.36 runs per game. The Marlins have averaged 9.41 hits per game to date this season, more than the Braves hitters have managed (8.01 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 4.33 runs per game on the highway. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
J Teheran silenced the Mets bats in a 6-0 victory last time out versus New York at Citi Field.
Miami didn’t get the job done in their last match, falling 5-3 to Colorado on Monday at Marlins Park.
- Atlanta is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
- Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 6 games
- Atlanta is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
- Miami is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
- Miami is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games
- Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Atlanta at Miami, Wednesday, June 22nd