Braves at Giants - 5/28/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (22-23) at San Francisco Giants (28-20)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 10:15 pm (AT&T Park)
S Miller (5-1) (1.50) vs. C Heston (4-3) (4.33)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -137 / Atlanta Braves +127 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: SPSO, CSN-BAY
The Atlanta Braves and San Francisco Giants begin a four-game series Thursday night.
The Atlanta Braves look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Braves have scored six runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six straight games. The Braves have split their last eight games when scoring three or less runs. Nick Markakis leads Atlanta with 53 hits and 13 RBI while Freddie Freeman and Andrelton Simmons have combined for 41 RBI. The Atlanta Braves have won four of their last six road games. Shelby Miller gets the nod, and he’s 5-1 with a 1.50 ERA and 48 strikeouts this season. Miller is 2-0 with a 1.46 ERA and 11 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.
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The San Francisco Giants look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Giants have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Giants have won 15 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Nori Aoki leads San Fran with 58 hits and 15 RBI while Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford have combined for 55 RBI. The San Francisco Giants have won four straight home games. Chris Heston takes the hill, and he’s 4-3 with a 4.33 ERA and 43 strikeouts this season. This will be Heston’s first career game against the Braves.
The Braves are 5-12 in their last 17 road games and 4-0 in Millers last 4 starts. The Giants are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series and 4-1 in Hestons last 5 starts. The Braves are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in San Francisco and 1-5 in the last 6 meetings overall.
Shelby Miller has been one of the top pitchers early on this season. The plus money is where all the value is at in this matchup.