In the second of a four-game series between the Atlanta Braves (15-35) and the San Francisco Giants (32-21) at Turner Field, Matt Wisler (2-4, 3.08 ERA) and Jake Peavy (1-5, 7.26 ERA) take the mound. The Braves won the last game 5-3, and Atlanta leads the series 1-0. The game gets underway at 7:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May. 31 and will air on CSBA and FSSE.
In his most recent outing, Wisler pitched 6.0 innings, allowing three runs, striking out seven and walking two in a 6-2 loss to the Brewers. Freddie Freeman (.255, 24 Rs, 8 HRs, 15 RBIs, 1 SB) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one run. The Giants were victorious the last time Peavy pitched. He pitched well, going 6.2 innings, giving up one run, striking out four and walking one in a 4-3 victory over the Padres. Hunter Pence (.309, 27 Rs, 7 HRs, 36 RBIs) has been hitting the ball well for the Giants, going 2 for 4 yesterday with one run.
Oddsmakers have deemed this game a Giants -140 matchup and the Over/Under (O/U) is 8 at the moment.
The only other game between the two teams went Atlanta's way.
Predictions: SU Winner - SF
Atlanta recorded at least two errors for the 11th time this season.
The Braves are coming into this game after allowing two walks during their last outing. The Giants have a 6-9 record when opponents give up two walks or less.
When they are outhit, the Braves are 3-23. The Giants have a 7-19 record when opponents outhit them.
Atlanta ranks at the bottom of the league when it comes to home runs, hitting 21 this season. San Francisco ranks near the bottom at 26th with 44.
Ranking 25th, Atlanta is near the bottom of the league in hits, notching 7.82 per game. San Francisco ranks in the top 10 at ninth with 8.87.
Ranking 30th, Atlanta is at the bottom of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.620). San Francisco ranks in the top half at 11th with an OPS of .739.
When the Giants allow at least one home run, they are 13-16. When the Braves allow one or more homers, they have a 4-26 record.