Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves odds, tips and betting trends | May 22

On Sunday, the Miami Marlins (17-22) are hosting the Atlanta Braves (19-21), at 1:40 PM ET. The Marlins have lost three straight.

The Marlins (-113 on the Moneyline) and the Braves (-107) will play in a projected tight contest. The Marlins will start Sandy Alcantara (3-2) against the Braves and Ian Anderson (3-2).

Kyle Wright (5.0 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 6 K) registered a win in the Braves’ 4-3 Victory over the Marlins Yesterday. William Contreras led the way offensively, going 2-for-3 with two home runs and two RBIs. Elieser Hernandez (5.0 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 5 K) took the loss for the Marlins.

Here’s what you need to prepare for Sunday’s Marlins vs. Braves game.

Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves Odds and Betting Lines

Major League Baseball odds courtesy of Tipico Sportsbook. Odds updated Saturday at 11:04 PM ET. For a full list of sports betting odds, access USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

  • Favorite: Marlins (-113, but $ 113 to win $ 100)
  • Underdog: Braves (-107, but $ 107 to win $ 100)
  • Over / under: 7.5

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Marlins Stats and Trends

Marlins Betting Records

  • This season, the Marlins have won 10 out of 20 games, or 50%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • This season, Miami has won nine of its 18 games, or 50%, when favored by at least -113 on the Moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Marlins, based on the Moneyline, is 53.1%.
  • Miami and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 19 of their 39 opportunities.
  • The Marlins are 21-18-0 against the spread this season.

Sandy Alcantara (Marlins Probable Starter)

  • The Marlins will send Alcantara (3-2) to the mound for his ninth start this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Monday when they gave up one earned run and allowed three hits in 8 2/3 innings against the Washington Nationals.
  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 2.49, a 2.1 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1,105 in eight games this season.
  • He’s going for his third straight quality start.
  • Alcantara will look to finish five or more innings for the third start in a row.
  • The Braves have scored 164 runs this season, which ranks 16th in MLB. They are batting .223 for the campaign with 52 home runs, fifth in the league.
  • Among qualified major league pitchers this season, the 26-year-old’s 2.49 ERA Ranks 15th, 1,105 WHIP Ranks 25th, and 7.5 K / 9 Ranks 39th.

Marlins Batting Stats

  • The Marlins ’40 home runs rank 13th in Major League Baseball.
  • Fueled by 111 extra-base hits, the Marlins rank eighth in MLB with a .395 slugging percentage this season.
  • Miami has a team batting average of .243 this season, which ranks 12th among MLB teams.
  • The Marlins have scored the 16th-most runs in the league this season with 164 (4.2 per game).
  • Miami has an OBP of .315 this season, which ranks ninth in MLB.
  • The Marlins are ranked 22nd in strikeouts per game (9.0) among MLB offenses.

Braves Stats and Trends

Braves Betting Records

  • The Braves have been chosen as underdogs in 15 games this year and have walked away with the win seven times (46.7%) in those games.
  • Atlanta has a mark of 3-7 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by -107 or Worse on the Moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the Moneyline set for this Matchup that the Braves have a 51.7% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Atlanta and their opponents have hit the over in 22 of their 40 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • In 40 games with a line this season, the Braves have a mark of 18-22-0 against the spread.

Ian Anderson (Braves Probable Starter)

  • Anderson gets the start for the Braves, his eighth of the season. He is 3-2 with a 3.75 ERA and 25 strikeouts through 36 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander’s most recent time out came on Monday against the Milwaukee Brewers, when he threw 6 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing four hits.
  • The 24-year-old has an ERA of 3.75, with 6.2 strikeouts per nine innings in seven games this season. Opponents are hitting .221 against him.
  • Anderson is trying to secure his third quality start of the year.
  • Anderson will aim to pitch five or more innings for his seventh straight appearance. He’s averaging 5.0 frames per outing.
  • They will take the mound against a Marlins offense that ranks 10th in the league with 320 total hits (on a .243 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .395 (eighth in the league) with 40 total home runs (13th in MLB play).
  • Head-to-head against the Marlins this season, Anderson has thrown five innings, giving up two earned runs on six hits while striking out four.

Braves Batting Stats

  • The Braves rank fifth in baseball with 52 total home runs.
  • So far this season, the Braves ’.393 slugging percentage ranks 11th in baseball.
  • Atlanta has the 25th-ranked batting average in the majors (.223).
  • The offense for the Braves is the No. 16 offense in MLB action scoring 4.1 runs per game (164 total runs).
  • Atlanta’s .298 on-base percentage Ranks 21st in the league.
  • Braves batters Strike out 9.7 times per game, the 29th-most in baseball.

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