MLB Matchups  >>  Atlanta Braves vs. Detroit Tigers Preview 04/28/2013

 
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The Detroit Tigers will be trying to extend a winning streak on Sunday when they take on the Atlanta Braves at Comerica Park.

Lefthander Mike Minor will take the mound for the Braves to start this game. Minor is 3-1 this season with a 1.80 ERA.

The Tigers will counter Minor with Doug Fister. Righthander Fister has a 2.00 ERA to go along with a 3-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 142-moneyline favorites versus the Braves, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
In their last action, Atlanta was a 7-4 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -107 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 lost 3 straight games.
Detroit has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Atlanta: 15-8 SU
Detroit: 12-10 SU
ATLANTA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

DETROIT MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a win are 5-5


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Atlanta's last 14 games when playing Detroit
Atlanta is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Atlanta

NEXT UP:
Atlanta home to Washington, Monday, April 29
Detroit home to Minnesota, Monday, April 29