Ronald Acuna Jr. has 98 hits this season, and will try to get his 100th when the Atlanta Braves (81-51) play the Miami Marlins (55-75) on Friday at 7:20 PM ET. The Braves are favored (-177) over the Marlins (+151). Charlie Morton gets the starting nod for Atlanta, and Sandy Alcantara is Miami’s choice to start.

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Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Marlins

  • Game Day: Friday, September 2, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Stadium: Truist Park
Braves vs Marlins Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
Braves -177 7

Braves Stats & Trends

Braves Batting

  • The Braves are second in MLB play with 196 home runs. They average 1.5 per game.
  • The Braves’ .253 batting average is eighth-best in the majors.
  • The Braves rank 11th in the league with a .317 on-base percentage.
  • Braves hitters strike out 9.3 times per game, the 29th-most in the league.
  • The Braves average 1.5 homers per home game this season (102 total at home).
  • The Braves have a .444 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game at home.
  • At home this season the team averages 8.4 hits per game and is batting .254.

Braves Key Batters

  • Austin Riley has 147 hits, which is tops among Atlanta hitters this season, while batting .289 with 71 extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, Riley ranks 22nd in batting average, 26th in on-base percentage, and fifth in slugging.
  • Riley has recorded at least one hit in five straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .450 with two doubles, two home runs, a walk and four RBI.
  • Matt Olson has 41 doubles, 27 home runs and 62 walks while hitting .249.
  • Among qualifying batters, Olson’s batting average ranks him 87th, his on-base percentage 70th, and his slugging percentage 18th.
  • Dansby Swanson has an OPS of .787, fueled by an OBP of .342 and a team-best slugging percentage of .445 this season.
  • Acuna leads Atlanta with an OBP of .365 this season while batting .271 with 46 walks and 58 runs scored.

Marlins Stats & Trends

Marlins Batting

  • The Marlins’ 115 home runs rank 23rd in Major League Baseball.
  • The Marlins rank 26th in MLB with a team batting average of just .229.
  • The Marlins are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 26th with an OBP of .294.
  • The Marlins rank 22nd in strikeouts per game (8.7) among MLB offenses.
  • They have averaged 0.9 home runs per game in their 66 road contests this season.
  • They are slugging .360 in 66 road games this season.
  • They are averaging 7.7 base hits per game and batting .227 on the road this season.

Marlins Key Batters

  • Miguel Rojas has put up an on-base percentage of .277, a slugging percentage of .324, and has 90 hits, all club-bests for the Marlins.
  • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, Rojas’ batting average places him 122nd, his on-base percentage is 136th, and he is 137th in slugging.
  • Jon Berti is batting .259 with 14 doubles, two triples, three home runs and 34 walks.
  • Garrett Cooper is hitting .255 with 24 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 34 walks.
  • Joey Wendle is batting .253 with 19 doubles, a triple, two home runs and 13 walks.

Braves vs. Marlins Probable Pitchers

Morton Alcantara
25 GS 26
6-5 W-L 12-6
4.10 ERA 2.13
140.1 IP 185.2
50 BB 46
168 SO 167

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