|MLB Braves vs. Giants Picks & Predictions for Sunday, August 26|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Sunday, 26 August 2012 14:00|
Braves vs. Giants MLB Free Pick
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (ATS Consultants) –This is the final game of a three-game series. These two teams split the first two games so this is the rubber match. Tim Hudson takes the mound for Braves, while Tim Lincecum goes to the hill for the Giants. The opening pitch starts at 8:05pmET from AT&T Park in San Francisco.
ODDS: The oddsmakers have installed the Giants as a -125 favorite over the Braves. The total is 7 in most books. Atlanta comes in with a 72-55 overall record and is 56-66 Under, while the Giants are 71-56 overall and are 66-57 Over.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Giants opened as a -120 favorite and moved up to -125 at most books. The total started at 7 and remained there at most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers currently placed on tonight’s game, 60% of public bettors favor the Braves. These numbers are subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link available in this paragraph to get the most up-to-date information.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the Atlanta Braves. According to latest MLB trends, Braves are 21-8 in their last 29 games vs. a right-handed starter, 13-5 in their last 18 road games vs. a right-handed starter, 6-0 in Hudsons last 6 starts vs. National League West and are 24-9 in Hudsons last 33 starts. Giants are 21-6 in their last 27 games as a home favorite of -110 to -150, 6-13 in Lincecums last 19 starts with the total set at 7.0-8.5, 10-22 in Lincecums last 32 starts and are 3-8 in Lincecum's last 11 home starts. Tim Hudson takes the mound for the Braves, which means they have a shot to win. Hudson owns a 3.69 ERA this year and is 12-4, while the Braves are 16-5 when he pitches. Tim Lincecum owns a 5.30 ERA as the former two-time Cy Young award winner is having a rough season. The Braves will get to Lincecum early and often.
SUNDAY MLB FREE PICK: ATLANTA BRAVES +110