Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins 8/17/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves
Date & Time: 8/17/2021, 11:10 PM UTC
Location: Loandepot Park
Latest Odds: ATL -130 ; Total 8
TV Channel: BSFL

In Tuesday night MLB action, the Atlanta Braves and the Miami Marlins will continue their series from loanDepot Park. The Braves (63-56) are riding a four-game winning streak and hold a 1.5 game lead over Philadelphia for first place in the NL East Division. Last night, Freddie Freeman and Adam Duvall each went deep during a 12-2 road triumph.

Twenty-three year old righty Huascar Ynoa (4-2 4.54 ERA) will head to the hill for the Braves in this contest. Last time out, Ynoa gave up five runs in four plus innings during a 10-9 road loss against Milwaukee.

The Miami Marlins are two games above .500 at home and have finally climbed out of last place. On Monday, Miami SP Braxton Garrett (1-2) walked six batters in three innings and took the loss. SS Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a leadoff home run in a losing effort for the Marlins, who fell to 51-68 on the season.

Miami manager Don Mattingly will turn to talented right-hander Sandy Alcantara (7-10 3.52 ERA) on Tuesday. In his last start, Alcantara struck out seven batters in seven innings during a 7-0 road victory against San Diego.

Odds Table

Betting Trends

  • Braves are 7-0 in their last 7 road games.
  • Marlins are 4-1 in their last 5 home games.
  • Under is 6-1 in Braves last 7 Tuesday games.
  • Over is 4-0 in Marlins last 4 during game 2 of a series.
  • Braves are 15-6 in the last 21 meetings in Miami.
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Free MLB Pick: Miami Marlins +110

Miami SP Pablo Lopez (shoulder) threw a live batting practice session on Monday and is still a few weeks away from rejoining the rotation. Through 119 games, Atlanta ranks 7th in OPS and 9th in runs scored. For the season, Miami ranks 27th in OPS and 25th in runs scored. Take the Marlins to win at home. Final Score Prediction, Miami Marlins win 5-3.

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