Sunday, August 29, 2010

Marlins vs Braves Baseball Betting

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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Florida Marlins and the Atlanta Braves meet at Turner Field.
The Marlins will trot ace Josh Johnson out to the mound in this one. Righthander Johnson has a 11-5 record and a 2.36 ERA this season.
Johnson's opponent in this one will be Derek Lowe. The Braves ace righthander has a 4.33 ERA to go along with a 11-12 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 105-moneyline favorites versus the Marlins, while the game's total has not yet been posted.
Martin Prado went deep for a two-run homer and drove in five runs to lead the Braves in a 12-3 pounding of the Marlins on Saturday. The Braves won that game as -185 favorites, and the 15 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (7) set by sportsbooks.
Tim Hudson allowed just six hits and one earned run over seven innings, striking out 13 batters in the Braves victory.
Ricky Nolasco took the loss for the Marlins, giving up seven hits and six runs in only two innings of work.
Team records:
Florida: 65-63 SU
Atlanta: 74-55 SU
Florida most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Florida are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Florida is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Florida is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Florida is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Florida
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Next up:
Florida home to Washington, Monday, August 30
Atlanta home to NY Mets, Monday, August 30

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