MLB Matchups  >>  Atlanta Braves vs. Cincinnati Reds Preview 05/07/2013

 
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A winning streak will be on the line for the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday when they battle the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.

Righthander Kris Medlen will take the mound for the Braves to start this game. Medlen is 1-4 this season with a 3.38 ERA.

It'll be Homer Bailey toeing the rubber for the Reds in this contest. Righthander Bailey is 1-3 with a 3.38 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Reds listed as 116-moneyline favorites versus the Braves, while the game's total is sitting at 7.
In their last action, Atlanta was a 7-4 winner on the road against the Reds. Bettors on Atlanta at -101 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

CURRENT STREAK:
Atlanta has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Atlanta: 19-12 SU
Cincinnati: 18-15 SU
ATLANTA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 1-9
After a win are 6-4

CINCINNATI MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 9-1
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Atlanta's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Cincinnati is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home

NEXT UP:
Cincinnati home to Atlanta, Wednesday, May 8