|Game||Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins|
|Date & Time||Tuesday August 20, 2019, 7:20 PM (EDT)|
ATL -310 O/U 9.5
The Miami Marlins open a three-game series on the road Tuesday against National League East rival the Atlanta Braves. The Marlins lost on Sunday to the Colorado Rockies 7-6 in 10 innings on a walk-off single by Colorado’s Garrett Hampson. Miami was swept by the Rockies in the three-game series at Coors Field. Harold Ramirez led Miami with three hits and a pair of RBIs.
Atlanta defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday 5-3. Rafael Ortega hit a grand slam during the sixth inning to left the Braves to the win. Ortega was playing after Ronald Acuna Jr. had been taken out of the game and benched after the young star did not hustle when running out a single.
Miguel Rojas is leading Miami with a .289 batting average. Starlin Castro leads in hits with 127. Brian Anderson leads in home runs with 20 and RBIs with 65. Miami has a batting average of .240 while opposing hitters are averaging .242. On Tuesday, the Marlins will send Elieser Hernandez to the mound. The right-hander is 2-5 with an ERA of 5.40, 55 Ks and 19 BBs.
Freddie Freeman leads Atlanta with a .303 batting average and in RBIs with 98. Ronald Acuna Jr. leads the Braves in home runs with 35 and hits with 151. Atlanta hitters are averaging .264 at the plate, while opposing batters are averaging .258. On Tuesday, the Braves will send Dallas Keuchel to the mound. The lefthander is 3-5 with an ERA of 4.39, 53 Ks and 22 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends
Miami is 25-65 in its last 90 on the road
The OVER has cashed in 12 of the Marlins last 18 with 3 PUSHES
Atlanta is 5-2 in its last 7
The OVER has cashed in 15 of the Braves last 23 at home
The OVER is the way to go here. The OVER has cashed in 3 of the last 4 meetings between the two. The Braves have watched the OVER cash in 4 (4-1-2) of the last 7 versus NL East opponents, 7 (7-3-2) of the last 12 overall and in 18 of the last 27 following a day off. Miami has watched the OVER cash in 10 of the last 13 versus an opponent with a winning record. Final Score Prediction, Atlanta Braves win, but our best play is OVER 9-3.