Miami Marlins (19-18) at Atlanta Braves (24-18)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 7:10 pm (Truist Park)
Pablo Lopez (3-3) (3.05) vs. Tommy Milone (1-4) (5.30)
The Line: Atlanta Braves -140 / Miami Marlins +120 --- Over/Under: 9.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves meet Wednesday in MLB action at Truist Park.
The Miami Marlins look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Marlins have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five straight games. The Marlins have split their last eight games when scoring four or more runs. Jesus Aguilar leads the Marlins with 32 hits and 23 RBI while Brian Anderson and Corey Dickerson have combined for 59 hits and 32 RBI. Pablo Lopez gets the ball, and he is 3-3 with a 3.05 ERA and 38 strikeouts this season. Lopez is 1-3 with a 3.44 ERA and 35 strikeouts in his career against the Braves.
The Atlanta Braves need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Braves have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 12 games. The Braves have won six of their last nine games when scoring four or more runs. Dansby Swanson leads the Braves with 49 hits and 24 RBI while Marcell Ozuna and Freddie Freeman have combined for 95 hits and 68 RBI. Tommy Milone gets the ball, and he is 1-4 with a 5.30 ERA and 36 strikeouts this season. Milone is 1-0 with a 5.91 ERA and 16 strikeouts in his career against the Marlins.
The Marlins are 9-24 in their last 33 Wednesday games and 1-6 in their last 7 during game 3 of a series. The Braves are 11-4 in their last 15 Wednesday games, 69-27 in their last 96 games as a favorite and 35-17 in their last 52 home games. The over is 3-0-1 in Marlins last 4 overall. The over is 7-1-3 in Braves last 11 overall. The Marlins are 6-22 in the last 28 meetings in Atlanta and 16-39 in the last 55 meetings.
Pablo Lopez has allowed 13 earned runs and 38 hits in his last 38.1 innings while Tommy Milone has allowed eight runs and 14 hits in 6.1 innings since coming over from the Baltimore Orioles. The Miami Marlins have the pitching edge in this contest, and they've put together some nice wins this week with their offense finally coming to life. Tommy Milone shouldn't be favored against anyone in his current form. Give me the fish and the plus money.