May 26, 2017 at 10:10 AM #139737
Free MLB Pick: Braves vs. Giants Odds
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(20-25) Atlanta Braves vs. San Francisco Giants (20-29)
Date: Friday, May 26, 2016
Time: 10:15 PM ET
Venue: AT&T Park San Francisco, California
Projected Pitchers: Jaime Garcia vs. Matt Cain
MLB Moneyline Odds: Giants -108 / Braves -102
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Betting Total: 8 runs
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After winning 4 of 5 games the Braves have lost 2 in a row. While they are in 2nd place in the NL East they are still 7.5 games back of the Washington Nationals, who are the only team in the division with a winning record.
The Giants have lost 3 in a row and 4 of their last 5 games and they sit in 4th place in the NL West 11 games back of the Colorado Rockies.
In their last games the Giants lost to the Chicago Cubs and the Braves lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-4.
This season the Braves rank 16th in the Majors in runs scored, but only 25th in team ERA.
The Braves are only 4-9 in their last 13 games against the Giants in San Francisco.
In their loss to the Pirates in their last game the Braves did have 11 hits, but only had 4 runs and they gave up 5 runs in the 2nd inning. In losing their last 2 games to the Pirates the Braves gave up 21 runs.
Jaime Garcia (1-3 4.07 ERA) gets the start in this NL match up and in his last one he was solid only giving up one earned run in 8 innings, but did not get much help from the bullpen and lineup in a 3-2 loss to the Washington Nationals. In his previous 2 starts, where the Braves were 1-1, he gave up 4 earned runs in each.
Garcia has been pretty good at home this season, but on the road he has given up 19 earned runs in 34 innings in 6 starts.
In Garcia’s career against the Giants he has 8 appearances and has gone 3-1 with a pretty solid ERA of 2.88.
Atlanta’s Brandon Phillips is hitting .308 this season and is swinging a hot bat as of late with 9 hits in his last19 at bats.
This season the Braves are 10-13 on the road.
This season the Giants only rank 29th in the Majors in runs scored and 21st in team ERA.
In losing their last 3 games against the Chicago Cubs the Giants only totaled 6 runs.
In their loss to the Cubs in their last game the Giants only had 5 hits and their only run of the game came in the 1st inning.
Matt Cain (3-2 4.91 ERA) was lit up in his last outing giving up 7 earned runs in 5 innings in a 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. The Giants had won his previous 2 starts where he gave up only 3 earned runs in 11 innings.
Cain was lit up on the road in his last start, but in 4 starts this month at home he is 3-0 with a stellar ERA of 1.19.
In 8career starts against Atlanta Cain is 4-2 with an ERA of 3.42, but he has not faced them since the 2013 season.
While the Giants are 7-3 in Cain’s last 10 home starts they are only 4-13 in his last 17 home starts facing a team with a losing record.
This season the Giants are 11-10 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Braves are 4-1 in their last 5 road games.
- Braves are 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing record.
- Braves are 4-0 in their last 4 road games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Giants are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.
- Giants are 0-4 in their last 4 vs. a team with a losing record.
- Giants are 5-1 in their last 6 home games.
Free Atlanta Braves vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Prediction:
The Giants offense has not been clicking as of late and with Cain at home and set to have a good start the Under is the pick in this first game of the series.
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The Braves have won their last 6 games facing teams from the NL West, but all good things must come to an end. That trend will end in this game, as Cain will rebound at home after getting shelled in his last outing and San Francisco will win the first game of this NL series.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Giants 4 –Braves 3
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