Braves vs. Marlins Sunday Prediction
After taking two of three from the Twins in Minnesota, the Braves traveled to Miami this weekend on a high note. After dropping two of their first three games against the Marlins, the Braves will look to salvage a split this afternoon.
Game Snapshot & Odds
Sunday, August 11, 2019
1:10 p.m. ET, Marlins Park, Miami, FL
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Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 79% of the betting tickets are on the Braves to beat the Marlins on the moneyline.
Atlanta Braves Fantasy Spin
Freddie Freeman went 2-for-5 and drove in a pair of runs on Saturday, but it wasn't enough to lead the Braves past the Marlins. Freeman delivered a two-run single in the eighth inning, increasing the Braves' lead to 3-0. He's having another outstanding season at the dish, slashing .308/.399/.568 with 29 homers, 94 RBI and five stolen bases.
Miami Marlins Fantasy Spin
Starlin Castro went 1-for-5 and drove in a pair of runs on Saturday as the Marlins rallied to beat the Braves 7-6 in extra innings. The Marlins entered the ninth inning trailing 6-2, but were able to push four runs across to tie the score, with Castro's one-out, two-run double off of Shane Greene being the equalizer. Overall on the season, Castro is hitting a disappointing .257/.282/.378 with 11 homers, 53 RBI and a pair of stolen bases.
MLB Betting Trends
The Braves are 4-1 in their last five games following a loss and are 37-15 in their last 52 games played on Sunday.
The Marlins have dropped 19 of their last 28 games when playing the fourth game of a series.
The Braves are 8-2 in Mike Foltynewicz’s last 10 starts against the Marlins and are 55-27 in their last 82 games played in Miami despite losing two of the previous three games of this series. Atlanta has won four straight games in which Foltynewicz has started and is 19-9 in its last 28 games when playing the fourth game of a series. Finally, the Marlins have dropped four of their last five games following a win and are 1-6 in their last seven games versus a right-handed starter.
The Pick: Atlanta Braves -230