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Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins 08/16/2021 Game Analysis, Baseball Tips and Forecast
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Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins 08/16/2021 – An NL East Division play is all set to get underway as the Atlanta Braves take on Miami Marlins from LoanDepot Park in Miami, Florida. The Braves have come a long way this season and they are now sitting at the top of the NL East Division play. The Mlb betting picks are in favor of the Braves to win this series opener and remain at the top of the NL East. The Miami Marlins will enter this game sitting at the fourth spot in the NL East. The Marlins are just one game ahead of the Nationals and are way behind the Mets at the third.
Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins 08/16/2021
The Atlanta Braves won a total of 62 games and dropped 56 in return. The Braves swept the Nationals in their last three-game series with a big difference in the scores. Atlanta went deep from the plate and smashed a total of 22 runs in their last three games. The Braves will turn Touki Toussaint to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 1-2 record on the season with an ERA of 4.28, and 28 Ks in total. Atlanta’s battle with the Phillies continues as they look forward to clinching the division title.
Players to watch: Ozzie Albies 2B (GP 116, AB 458, R 75, H 119, 2B 31, 3B 6, HR 22, RBI 80, TB 228, BB 40, SO 92, SB 15, AVG 0.26, OBP 0.321, SLG 0.498, OPS 0.819, WAR 2.4), Dansby Swanson SS (GP 118, AB 446, R 61, H 118, 2B 28, 3B 2, HR 24, RBI 70, TB 222, BB 32, SO 121, SB 9, AVG 0.265, OBP 0.317, SLG 0.498, OPS 0.815, WAR 1.7).
The Miami Marlins have made progress in their last three games and moved away from the bottom. The Marlins put the Nationals at the last position and they look forward to building on their four-game winning streak. Miami swept the Cubs in their last three-game series with ease. In their last outing, they gave up one and scored four in return. The Marlins are yet to reveal their starting pitcher in this game. Miami has Miguel Rojas as their leader in batting with an average of .278. Jesus Aguilar is the home run leader with 21 and RBI leader with 82.
Players to watch: Jesus Aguilar 1B (GP 112, AB 390, R 45, H 105, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 22, RBI 84, TB 191, BB 40, SO 80, SB 0, AVG 0.269, OBP 0.336, SLG 0.49, OPS 0.826, WAR 1.4), Miguel Rojas SS (GP 95, AB 357, R 53, H 98, 2B 25, 3B 3, HR 6, RBI 31, TB 147, BB 28, SO 56, SB 11, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.412, OPS 0.745, WAR 3).
Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami’s last 9 games.
Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Betting Picks
Atlanta has improved their performance winning five of their last six games. The Braves are strong on the road and the Marlins are still no match for Atlanta. The baseball betting predictions favor the Braves to win with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Braves 7, Marlins 2.