MLB Matchups  >>  Atlanta vs. Cincinnati Preview 08/23/2014


The Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Great American Ball Park.

The Braves will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Ervin Santana in this game. Santana has a 13-6 record and a 3.71 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Mike Leake who starts for the Reds. Right hander Leake is 9-11 with a 3.70 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 105-moneyline favorites versus the Reds, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

The Braves were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at +104 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Team record: 68-61
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Team record: 61-68
Current Streak: lost 7 straight games.
Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
Cincinnati is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cincinnati's last 15 games at home
Next up:
Atlanta at Cincinnati Sunday, August 24