MLB Matchups  >>  Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres Preview 06/12/2013

 
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The Atlanta Braves will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the San Diego Padres at PETCO Park.

Paul Maholm will be the starting pitcher for the Braves on this day. Lefthander Maholm is 7-4 this season with a 3.46 ERA.

It'll be Edinson Volquez toeing the rubber for the Padres in this contest. Righthander Volquez is 4-5 with a 6.33 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 131-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
In their last action, Atlanta was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at +121 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

CURRENT STREAK:
Atlanta has lost 2 straight games.
San Diego has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Atlanta: 39-26 SU
San Diego: 31-34 SU
ATLANTA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

SAN DIEGO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a win are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Atlanta's last 10 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Atlanta's last 16 games when playing on the road against San Diego
Atlanta is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Diego's last 10 games when playing Atlanta

NEXT UP:
Atlanta home to San Francisco, Friday, June 14
San Diego home to Arizona, Friday, June 14