Braves vs. Marlins Prediction
The Atlanta Braves secured a shutout win at the Miami Marlins yesterday, their fourth win in a row. Will Atlanta push its winning streak to five games when the series resumes tonight?
Friday, August 24, 2018
Marlins Park at 7:10PM ET
TV: FS-F (MIA)
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow, the Braves are a -190 favorite on the moneyline. The Marlins are a +180 underdog, while the total sits at 7.5 runs. As of Friday morning, 84 percent of public bets are siding with visiting Atlanta. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.
Newcomb stellar in Braves' win
Atlanta lefty Sean Newcomb threw six shutout innings in Thursday/s 5-0 win at the Marlins as he gave up two hits with eight strikeouts and three walks. Ronald Acuna Jr. went 1-for-4 with a solo home run to help lead the offense. Ender Inciarte finished 2-for-4 with a solo homer and a walk. Freddie Freeman went 0-for-3 with two walks and a run. Nick Markakis was 2-for-5 with a double. Johan Camargo finished the contest 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Ozzie Albies was 1-for-4 with a walk and a run. Charlie Culberson went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.
Hernandez only lasts three innings.
Marlins starter Elieser Hernandez allowed three earned runs on three hits with two strikeouts and two walks over three innings to get saddled with yesterday's loss. Austin Dean was 1-for-2 with a double and a walk to pace the offense. Rafael Ortega went 1-for-3 with a walk.
Mike Foltynewicz (10-7, 2.72 ERA) gets the start today for Atlanta, while Miami goes with Dan Straily (4-6, 4.60).
MLB Betting Trends
The Braves are 7-1 in their last eight games following a win. Atlanta is 5-13 in its last 18 Friday games.
The under is 7-2-2 in the last 11 Marlins home games. Miami is 2-6 in its last eight home games.
Two teams heading in opposite directiors. Foltynewicz is having an All-Star season, while Straily continues to struggle. Don't overthink this one and take the Braves while their hot.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: ATLANTA BRAVES -190