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2021 MLB Handicapping
(83-44) San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta Braves (68-58)
Date: Saturday, August 28th, 2021
Time: 7:20 PM ET
Venue: Truist Park, Atlanta, GA
Projected Pitchers: Logan Webb (SF) vs. Drew Smyly (ATL)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Giants -135 Braves +110
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Giants -1.5, Braves +1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 9
The Giants will be in Atlanta to take on the Braves for game 2 Saturday at 7:20 ET. Game 1 is Friday at 7:20 ET.
Logan Webb is going for the Giants and Drew Smyly is going for the Braves.
These clubs have yet to face each other this year.
San Francisco Giants
The Giants just keeping on playing good baseball and they still have the best record in baseball.
They are in 1st place of the National League West with a record of 83-44. They lead the Dodgers by 2.5 games.
San Francisco completed the 3 game sweep of the Mets on Thursday by winning 3-2. In that series, the Giants scored 14 runs and allowed 4 runs.
Alex Wood went 5.1 innings and allowed 2 earned runs on Thursday.
Logan Webb has been good this year. The right hander is 7-3 with an ERA of 2.84. His last start was against the Athletics where he went 6 innings and allowed 1 earned run. San Francisco won that game 2-1.
The pitching has been very impressive for this team. They have an ERA of 3.24 which is 2nd best in the league.
This squad has also been good when it comes to offense. They are scoring 4.86 runs per game which is 9th best overall.
San Francisco has hit 193 home runs which is the best in baseball.
The Braves have really played well as of late and they will look to keep that up in this series with the Giants.
They are still in first place of the National League West with a record of 68-58. They lead the Phillies by 5.5 games.
Atlanta did not play on Tuesday and Wednesday. The last game they played was against the Yankees where they lost 5-4.
Charlie Morton went 5 innings and allowed 4 earned runs on Tuesday.
Drew Smyly is 9-3 with an ERA of 4.54. His last start was against the Orioles where he went 5 innings and allowed 3 earned runs. Atlanta won that game 5-4.
The pitching has improved as the year has gone on. They have an ERA of 3.99 which is 13th best in the league.
Even without Ronald Acuna Jr., their offense has been very good. The team is scoring 4.89 runs per game which is 8th best overall.
Atlanta has hit 182 home runs which is 3rd best in the majors.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Giants are 6-0 in their last 6 during game 2 of a series.
- Giants are 5-1 in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Giants are 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Giants are 18-6 in their last 24 games vs. the National League East.
- Braves are 1-4 in their last 5 games with the total set at 9.
San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Prediction:
This game features 2 of the better teams in the National League. In this one, I feel better with the Giants.
San Francisco is the better team and I feel that they will take care of business in this one. They seem to elevate their play when going against the good teams.
I look for Logan Webb to keep up his good pitching and for the Giants to hit around Smyly enough to get a win.
My play is the Giants on the moneyline.
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