Braves vs. Marlins Saturday Prediction

Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins, 8/10/2019 Predictions & Odds

The Braves successfully rebounded from their loss on Thursday night in Miami with a victory last night over the Marlins. Listed as a huge favorite, will Atlanta win back-to-back games in South Beach?

Game Snapshot & Odds

953 Atlanta Braves (-233) at 954 Miami Marlins (+190); 8.5 runs

Saturday, August 10, 2019

6:10 p.m. ET, Marlins Park, Miami, FL

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Public Betting Trends

According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 83% of the betting tickets are on the Braves to beat the Marlins on the moneyline.

Atlanta Braves Fantasy Spin

Ronald Acuna Jr. turned in a monster night on Friday against the Marlins, going 3-for-4 with two homers and four RBI. Acuna connected for a two-run shot against Caleb Smith in a five-run fifth inning for the Braves before adding some valuable insurance with another two-run shot in the ninth. He has seven homers in his last eight games. This gives him 32 homers for the year, with a real shot to reach the 40-homer mark. If that wasn’t enough, he also leads the NL with 26 steals to go along with an impressive .298/.377/.535 batting line. He’s a stud.

Miami Marlins Fantasy Spin

Starlin Castro went 4-for-4 with a homer and two RBI in Friday’s loss to the Braves. Castro slugged a solo homer off Julio Teheran in the seventh inning and chipped in with an RBI single in the next inning. The 29-year-old has now homered in back-to-back games while delivering multi-hit games in three straight. Still, he owns a disappointing .257/.283/.378 batting line with 11 homers on the year. The Marlins recently moved him to third base with the arrival of Isan Diaz and with a trade no longer possible, it’s worth wondering whether they eventually pull the plug altogether.

MLB Betting Trends


The Braves are a perfect 9-0 when Mike Soroka starts on the road versus an opponent with a losing record.


The Marlins have lost 16 of their last 21 games versus an opponent with a winning record.


The Braves have won six of Soroka’s last seven road starts, are 18-5 in his last 23 outings overall and are 13-0 when he faces a team with a losing record. On the other side, the Marlins are just 1-6 in Sandy Alcantara’s last seven home starts and are 7-19 in his last 26 outings overall. Finally, the Braves are now 36-15 in their last 51 games against the Marlins overall and have won 55 of their last 81 meetings with the Fish in Miami.

The Pick: Atlanta Braves -1.5 (-130)


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