NL East Preview: Atlanta Braves vs. Florida Marlins

by Dirty on September 20, 2011

Betting on Braves Baseball The division rival Atlanta Braves and Florida Marlins are set to renew hostilities on Tuesday when they meet at Sun Life Stadium.

The Braves will give the ball to starter Randall Delgado in this one. Righthander Delgado is 0-1 this season with a 3.24 ERA.

Starting this game for the Marlins will be Anibal Sanchez. The righthander has a 3.62 ERA to go along with a 8-8 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 103-moneyline favorites versus the Marlins, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.

The Braves were a 6-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Florida at +108 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Atlanta has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Atlanta: 87-67 SU
Florida: 70-84 SU

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 6-4
After playing Florida are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Florida most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Florida
Atlanta is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Atlanta’s last 19 games when playing Florida
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Atlanta’s last 18 games when playing on the road against Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Florida’s last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida’s last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Florida’s last 19 games when playing Atlanta
Florida is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Florida home to Atlanta, Wednesday, September 21

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