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Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins 5/21/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Odds & Info

Game Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves
Date & Time Saturday May 21, 2022, 6:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Loandepot Park Miami, FL
Latest odds
ATL -149 ; O/U 7.5
TV Channel
BSFL

The Atlanta Braves play the second game of a three-game series on the road Saturday against the Miami Marlins. Atlanta dropped to 17-21 following its 7-6 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. Atlanta has lost three of its last four and the Braves have fallen to fourth in the National League East, eight games behind the first place New York Mets.

Matt Olson is batting .255 to lead Atlanta and the first baseman has team highs in hits with 36 and on-base percentage at .373. Third baseman Austin Riley has eight home runs and 18 RBIs to lead Atlanta in both. On Saturday, the Atlanta Braves will send Kyle Wright to the mound. The right-hander is 3-2 with a 2.79 ERA, 50 Ks and 13 BBs.

Miami dropped to 17-20 following its 5-4 loss to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday. Miami defeated Washington in the first two games of their three-game series before dropping the third. The Marlins have won three of the last five and Miami is third in the National League East, 7 ½ games behind first place New York but just a half-game behind second-place Philadelphia.

Jazz Chisholm Jr. is batting .304 to lead Miami and the second baseman has team highs in RBIs with 27 and on-base percentage at .346. Right fielder Jorge Soler is the leader in home runs seven, while first baseman Jesus Aguilar is the leader in hits with 35. On Saturday, the Miami Marlins will send Elieser Hernandez to the mound. The right-hander is 2-3 with a 6.15 ERA, 30 Ks and 12 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Atlanta is 20-9 in its last 29 versus a National League East opponent
  • The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Braves last 9
  • Miami is 3-7 in its last 10 at home
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Marlins last 5

Free MLB Pick:

Over 7.5

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kyle Wright has struggled over the last three starts allowing a combined 12 runs on 19 hits across 18 innings, resulting in three losses for Atlanta. Miami Marlins starting pitcher Elieser Hernandez has struggled in each of the last five outings allowing a combined 22 runs on 29 hits across 23 innings and therefore the play here is OVER. The OVER has cashed six of Atlanta’s last nine and four of Miami’s last five. Final Score Prediction, Atlanta Braves win but our best play is OVER 7-5.

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