Marlins vs. Braves Prediction
The Atlanta Braves rebounded from a series-opening loss to win decisively Saturday nighat at home versus the Miami Marlins. Is Atlanta going to claim the series win this afternoon?
Sunday, May 20, 2018
SunTrust Park at 1:35PM ET
TV: FSSO (ATL)
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers, the Braves are listed as a -178 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Marlins are a +168 underdog, while the total sits at 9 runs. As of Sunday morning, 82 percent of public bets are pouring in on host Atlanta. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.
Braves offense wakes up
Atlanta scored four in the fifth plus two each in the seventh and eighth innings Saturday night to secure a 8-1 win over the Marlins and even the series at a game apiece. Kurt Suzuki and Freddie Freeman each hit a home run to lead the way, while Ender Inciarte went 3-for-4 with two runs. Sean Newcomb gave up one earned run in six innings to get the win.
Julio Teharan (4-1, 3.49 ERA) starts today for the Braves.
Anderson has two hits in loss
Miami right fielder Brian Anderson had two hits in four at-bats to lead the way in the defeat Saturday. Justin Bour had a hit and scored the lone run, while Bryan Holaday accounted for the RBI. Jose Urena took the loss on the mound.
Wei-Yin Chen (0-2, 7.56 ERA) starts for Miami this afternoon.
MLB Betting Trends
The Marlins are 10-26 in their last 36 road games. Miami is 3-8 in its last 11 meetings in Atlanta.
The Braves are 8-3 in their last 11 games overall. The over is 6-2 in Teheran's last eight starts versus Miami.
Atlanta is still playing with a ton of confidence and it has its ace on the mound today. Go with the favored hosts.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: ATLANTA BRAVES -178