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Marlins vs Braves Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Aug 13, 2022Last updated: Aug 13, 2022

The Marlins (50-61) will host the Braves (66-46) in Miami on Saturday, August 13 at loanDepot park for a double header. Each of the rivals will of course be searching for a win as they work their way through the final third of the regular season. Don’t miss the first pitch at 1:10 p.m. ET!

This season, the franchises have competed in nine matchups and the Marlins have claimed victory against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on May 29, 2022, the score was 6-3 in favor of the Braves. The Marlins had three runs to the Braves eight runs. We’ll see what unfolds when it all goes down at loanDepot park.

Marlins vs Braves Prediction

The bookmakers at FanDuel think this should be a win for the Braves, giving them -142 odds for victory. Conversely, Miami is listed at +120. The predicted number of total runs in this ball game is 7.5.

In their last game on Thursday, the Marlins lost to the Phillies by a score of 0-3. So far this season, the team is currently batting .235 thanks in large part to their top hitter, Garrett Cooper, who has a batting average of .274. Defensively, they have an ERA of 3.78 and a .986 fielding percentage.

The Braves were defeated by the Red Sox 4-8 the last time they played on Wednesday. The overall batting average for the team right now is .333, with Michael Riley leading his team hitting .292. In terms of defense, the team has an ERA of 3.81 and a .988 fielding percentage. Check out our odds analysis and place your bets based on the teams’ recent performances!

Going into this clash, the Marlins are without Jorge Soler (Back), Max Meyer (Elbow), Paul Campbell (Elbow), Daniel Castano (Concussion), Thomas Nance (Groin), Cole Sulser (Lat), Brian Anderson (Shoulder), Sean Guenther (Arm), Cody Poteet (Elbow), Garrett Cooper (Calf), Trevor Rogers (Back), Avisaíl García (Hamstring), Jordan Holloway (Elbow) and Jasrado Chisholm Jr. (Back). Then, the Braves will play without Orlando Arcia (Hamstring), Max Fried (Head), Ozhanio Albies (Foot), Darren O’Day (Calf), Michael Soroka (Achilles), Manuel Piña (Wrist), Luke Jackson (Elbow), Adam Duvall (Wrist) and Travis d’Arnaud (Leg).

Moneyline Pick: Braves (-142) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite in the betting market. In their previous encounter against these opponents, the Braves got the W 6-3.

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Marlins vs Braves Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Atlanta (-142), Miami (+120) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: Atlanta -1.5 (+122), Miami 1.5 (-146) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 7.5 Runs (-120), Over 7.5 Runs (-102) at FanDuel

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Marlins vs Braves Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Marlins 0.48%, Braves 0.88%
  • Win % as underdog: Marlins 0.31%, Braves 0.13%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Miami 3-7, Atlanta 5-5

Runline Pick: Braves -1.5 Runs (+122) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Braves will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 7.5 Total Runs (-120) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Marlins have averaged 1.9 runs per game over their last 10 matches. By comparison, the Braves have recorded 1.9 runs during the same timeframe.

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