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Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins 08/17/2021 Game Analysis, Baseball Tips and Forecast
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Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins 08/17/2021 – The NL East Division play will continue its course as the Atlanta Braves take on Miami Marlins in their second game of a three-game series. The MLB spread betting predictions are available online as these teams square off from LoanDepot Park in Miami, Florida. Atlanta has now taken the lead at the top of the NL East and is two games ahead of the Phillies. Miami has secured the fourth position from the Nationals and they look forward to rebounding after dropping their series opener last night.
The Atlanta Braves will turn to Huascar Ynoa as their starter in this game. The 23-year-old pitcher is holding a 4-2 record on the season with an ERA of 4.54. The righty gave up five runs in four innings that resulted in a loss against the Milwaukee Brewers in his last outing. With a 63-56 record on the season, Atlanta continues to battle with the Phillies and the Mets for the top spot. Atlanta’s offense opened up last night with Freddie Freeman and Adan Duvall. The Braves smashed a dozen runs and restricted the Marlins to just two.
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 2.5), 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 look to make a change after dropping their last game. The defeat broke their three-game winning streak. With a 51-68 record on the season, the Marlins have pushed their way out of the last position. Sandy Alcantara will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 7-10 record on the season with an ERA of 3.52. Alcantara took out seven opponent hitters in his last seven innings of work that resulted in a 7-0 victory against the San Diego Padres.
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 1.8), 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 2.9).
Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Miami’s last 10 games.
Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins Betting Picks
The Marlins have their ace on the mound who is coming off a big win against the Padres. Atlanta is strong, but the Marlins defeated the Cubs in their three-game series. The online baseball betting odds are intact for Miami to win this game.
Score Prediction: Marlins 5, Braves 3.