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Atlanta Braves (43-49) at San Diego Padres (36-56)
Friday, 10:05 pm EasternSBG Global Opening Line: Padres - 142 , Total 7 Under -115
A lot was expected of the Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres this season and neither team has delivered. The Padres are already playing for next year and the Braves are not far from being in that situation. One of the few reasons to watch the Padres is Jake Peavy and he gets the start on Friday for the Padres as they open up a three-game series against the Braves.
SBG Global reports that early MLB betting has the public taking Padres at Home.
The Braves have struggled on the road this season, with a Major League worst mark of 13-31. They may have a tough time on Friday night going against Peavy who has an ERA of 2.67. Peavy has not had much luck though as his record is only 6-5. He is coming off a nice start in his last outing, allowing only three hits in seven shutout innings against Arizona.
"I was definitely better than I had been my previous couple of starts," Peavy said. "I'm getting back to where if I have decent stuff I'm going to do much better than I have." Peavy is 1-4 with a 4.70 ERA in six career starts against the Braves.
The Braves go with Jo-Jo Reyes on Friday. He is 3-7 with a 4.40 ERA. He has lost his last three starts overall.
Here are the MLB betting stats for Friday’s game. The Braves are 10-4 in their last 14 vs. the National League West. The Braves are 14-30 in their last 44 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Braves are 7-16 in their last 23 games as a road underdog. The Braves are 3-8 in their last 11 overall. The Braves are 3-7 in Reyes' last 10 road starts. The Braves are 6-1 in the last 7 meetings in San Diego.
SBG Global Current Line: Padres - 142 , Total 7 Under -115
The Padres are 6-2 in their last 8 vs. the National League East. The Padres are 3-8 in their last 11 games vs. a left-handed starter. The Padres are 5-17 in their last 22 overall. The Padres are 2-8 in their last 10 games as a favorite.
The Padres are 1-8 in their last 9 games as a home favorite. The Padres are 5-13 in Peavy’s last 18 starts vs. the National League East. The Padres are 3-8 in Peavy’s last 11 starts. The Padres are 1-5 in Peavy’s last 6 starts as a home favorite. The Padres are 1-5 in Peavy’s last 6 starts vs. the Braves.
The Under is 21-6 in the Braves last 27 games as a road underdog. The Under is 13-5 in the Braves last 18 vs. the National League West. The Under is 47-19-3 in the Braves last 69 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 6-0 in Reyes' last 6 starts as a road underdog. The Under is 13-3-1 in Reyes' last 17 starts overall.
The Under is 7-1 in the Padres last 8 overall. The Under is 10-3 in the Padres last 13 vs. the National League East. The Over is 5-2 in the Padres last 7 home games vs. a left-handed starter. The Under is 21-8-2 in Peavy’s last 31 starts as a home favorite. The Under is 13-6 in Peavy’s last 19 starts vs. the National League East. The Over is 22-4-2 in the last 28 meetings in San Diego between the two teams.
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