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Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Atlanta Braves

The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Atlanta Braves face off on Friday in Arizona as they start their series. The Braves are -120 favorites over the Diamondbacks. The Arizona Diamondbacks are trying to salvage their season after a miserable start. The Diamondbacks are 9-22 at home, 6-4 in their last 10 games, and they have won their last three. As a team the D-backs are hitting .256 with A.J. Pollack hitting .316, Paul Goldschmidt hitting .305, and Gerardo Parra hitting .279. As a team the Arizona pitching staff has a 4.47 ERA with the starters at 4.99 and the bullpen at 3.51. For game one against the Braves the Diamondbacks start Brandon McCarthy who hasn’t won since May 3rd. For the season McCarthy has allowed 83 hits and 42 earned runs while striking out 63 over 72.2 innings for a 1-7 record and a 5.20 ERA. The Atlanta Braves are in Read More

Atlanta Braves vs. Milwaukee Brewers

The Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers face off on Tuesday for game two of their series. The Braves are -160 favorites over the Braves with an over/under run total set at 6.5. The Atlanta Braves have ben streaky this season but on Monday they looked steady pounding the Brewers. Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons each had three hits and Justin Upton, Freddie Freeman, and Ryan Doumit each hit home runs as the Braves scored nine runs on 15 hits. Starting pitcher Mike Minor allowed five hits and two runs while striking out five over 6.2 innings to get the win and go to 2-2 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Braves start Julio Teheran who has lost his last two decisions. For the season Teheran has allowed 43 hits and 15 earned runs while striking out 46 over 61.1 innings for a 2-3 record and a 2.20 ERA. Read More

San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta Braves

The San Francisco Giants and the Atlanta Braves face off on Monday at AT&T Park in San Francisco for game one of their series of NL division leaders. The Giants are -120 favorites over the Braves with an over/under run total set at 7. The San Francisco Giants took care of business over the weekend against the Dodgers and they continue to lead the NL West. The Giants are 10-5 at home this season, 7-3 in their last 10 games, and they have a two game lead over the Rockies. As a team the Giants are hitting .238 with Angel Pagan hitting .314, Buster Posey hitting .306, and Michael Morse hitting .273. The Giants pitching staff has an ERA of 3.10 with the starters at 3.67 and the bullpen at 2.02. For game one against the Braves the Giants starts Tim Lincecum who is coming off of a loss in Read More

Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals

The Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals face off Monday in Atlanta in a meeting of perennial playoff teams who are struggling of late. The Braves are -120 favorites over the Cardinals with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The Atlanta Braves are in first place in the National League East but they hardly have the look of a first place team these days. The Braves are 9-6 at home, 4-6 in their last 10 games, and they have lost six games in a row. As a team the Braves are hitting .236 with Justin Upton hitting .299, Freddie Freeman hitting .293, and Andrelton Simmons hitting .270. As a team the Braves pitching staff has an ERA of 2.72 with the starters at 2.50 and the bullpen at 3.26. For game one against the Caridnals the Braves start Aaron Harang who is coming off of his worst outing Read More

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets face off on Wednesday at Turner Field for game three of their NL East series. The Braves are -140 favorites over the Mets with an over/under run total set at 7. The Atlanta Braves played their home opener on Tuesday but the party was spoiled by the Mets. Justin Upton had two hits and B.J. Upton, Freddie Freeman, and Chris Johnson were among those with hits as the Braves failed to score a run on eight hits. Starting pitcher Aaron Harang allowed two hits and a run while striking out nine over 6.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 1-1 for the season. For Monday’s game the Braves start Ervin Santana who they acquired this season. Over recent years when Santana is on he is as good as any pitcher in the game but he has also been a slow Read More

Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins

The Atlanta Braves and the Miami Marlins face-off on Sunday in Atlanta as they close out their weekend series. The Braves are -210 favorites over the Marlins with an over/under run total set at 7. It took them an extra inning to get it done, but the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins on Saturday in Altanta. B.J. Upton had four hits, including a home run, Chris Johnson had four hits and Jordan Schafer had a hit, as the Braves scored five runs on 11 hits. Starting pitcher Mike Minor allowed five hits and four earned runs, while striking out six over 7.0 innings for a no decision, while Luis Ayala got the win. For Sunday’s game, the Braves start Alex Wood, who has won his last three decisions. For the season, Wood has allowed 50 hits and 16 earned runs, while striking out 66 over 63.1 innings for a Read More

Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

The Atlanta Braves and the Washington Nationals face off on Sunday afternoon after playing a marathon on Saturday Night. The Braves are -125 favorites over the Nationals with an over/under run total set at 7. The Atlanta Braves fought back on Saturday to get the game with the Nats into extra innings but in the end that wasn’t enough as they took a rare loss. Jason Heyward hit two home runs and Freddie Freeman and Brian McCann each homered as the Braves scored seven runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Mike Minor lasted just 1.2 innings allowing four hits and four runs it it was Kris Medlen who took the loss to fall to 10-11 on the year. For Sunday’s game the Braves start Julio Teheran who lost last tie out to end a personal two game winning streak. For the season Teheran has allowed 137 hits and 49 earned Read More

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

The New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves meet on Wednesday for game three of their series at Citi Field. The Braves are -128 favorites over the Mets with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The New York Mets bounced back from Monday’s loss to the Braves with a win against Atlanta on Tuesday. David Wright and John Buck had two hits each and Daniel Murphy and Eric Young each had hits as the Mets scored four runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Carlos Torres didn’t break as eh allowed seven hits and a run while striking out six over 6.0 innings to get the win and go to 1-1 on the year and Bobby Parnell earned his 19th save. For Wednesday’s game the Mets start Jeremy Hefner who was clubbed for eight runs in two in innings in his last start. For the season Hefner has allowed 106 Read More

Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves

The Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves face off on Wednesday in Miami for game three of their series. The Braves are -143 favorites over the Marlins with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The Miami Marlins fought the good fight on Tuesday, but in the end they just didn’t have enough as they fell to the Braves. Rob Brantley had two hits, including a home run and Logan Morrison and Adeiny Hechavarria each had two hits, as the Braves scored four runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez allowed eight hits and five runs, while striking out five over 6.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 0-1 on the season. For Wednesday’s game, the Marlins start Jacob Turner, who took a loss in his last outing. For the season, Turner has allowed 40 hits and 12 earned runs, while striking out 30 over 47 innings Read More

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

The Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets face off on Monday in game one of their series at Turner Field. The Braves are -175 favorites over the Mets with an over/under run total set at 7. The Atlanta Braves are in control of the NL East as they have the largest lead of any team leading their division in the Majors. The Braves are 4-6 in their last 10 games, 23-8 at home this season, and they lead the National League East by 6.5 games over the Washington Nationals. As a team the Braves are hitting .244 with Chris Johnson hitting .324, Freddie Freeman hitting .312, and Evan Gattis hitting .256. The Braves opponents are hitting .238 and the Atlanta pitching staff has an ERA of 3.28 with the starters at 3.48 and the bullpen at 2.81. For game one against the Mets the Braves start Tim Hudson who Read More