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(47-81) Atlanta Braves > vs. San Francisco Giants (69-58)
Date: Friday, August 26, 2016
Time: 10:15 PM ET
Venue: AT&T Park San Francisco, California
Projected Pitchers: Joel De La Cruz vs. Jeff Samardzija
MLB Moneyline Odds: Braves +170 / GIants -200
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Braves +1.5 -125 / Giants -1.5 +105
MLB Betting Total: 8 runs
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The Giants have been struggling since the All Star break to fall into 2nd place in the NL West. However, they got the win over the team they trail in the division beating the Dodgers last night where starter Matt Moore came 1 out away from a no-hitter.
The Giants are now 2 games back of the Dodgers.
The Braves have the fewest wins in the Majors, but they have won 2 of their last 3 games.
In their last games the Braves beat the Diamondbacks 3-1 and the Giants beat the L.A. Dodgers 4-0.
The Giants are 7-3 in their last 10 home games against the Braves.
The offense and pitching has struggled this season for the Braves ranking dead last in the Majors in runs scored and 25th in team ERA.
Joel De La Cruz (0-6 4.47 ERA) goes for the Braves tonight and in his last outing he was tagged up for 6 earned runs in 7 innings, but the offense bailed him out in a 7-6 win over the Washington Nationals. Atlanta had lost his previous 3 starts.
De La Cruz is still looking for his first career win and he has appeared in 14 games this season and has 7 starts.
De La Criz will be making his first career appearance against the Giants.
The Braves only have 1 win in their last 6 games facing a team with a winning record.
The Braves are 2-5 in De La Cruz’s last 7 starts.
The Braves are 28-37 on the road this season.
San Francisco Giants
The Giants rank tied for 17th in the Majors in runs scored and a solid 5th in team ERA.
Jeff Samardzija (10-9 4.17 ERA) gets the nod for the Giants tonight and in his last start he gave up 2 earned runs in 7 innings, but got no support in a 2-0 loss to the New York Mets. The Giants have lost 5 of his last 6 starts including his last 2.
In his career Samardzija is 2-2 with a 3.41 ERA in 11 career appearances, including 5 starts, facing Atlanta.
The Giants are 1-4 in Samardzija’s last 5 home starts.
The Giants are 1-4 in Samardzija’s last 5 starts facing a team with a losing record. This season the Giants are 35-28 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Giants are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.
- Giants are 1-7 in their last 8 games following a win.
- The Giants have an Over record of 7-1-1 in their last 9 home games.
- Braves are 3-9 in their last 12 overall.
- Braves are 1-5 in their last 6 vs. a team with a winning record.
- The Braves have an Over record of 7-1 in their last 8 road games.
Free Atlanta Braves vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Prediction:
The Giants will get a lift after yesterday’s game and while Samardzija has been up and down as of late he is coming off a solid last start. Take the Giants with the run-line in this one.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: San Francisco and OVER the Number
Look for the Giants’ offense to get it done tonight and like 4 of the last 5 games between these teams in San Francisco the total will go Over.
MLB Free Score Prediction: San Francisco 6 – Atlanta 3
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