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Booksmakers give the Atlanta Braves (100-59) the edge (-147 on the moneyline) to add to their three-game winning streak when they take on the Miami Marlins (67-92), at +126, on Monday at 6:40 PM ET. Atlanta’s Bryce Elder starts against Miami’s Jesus Luzardo.
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Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Marlins
- Game Day: Monday, October 3, 2022
- Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
- Location: Miami, Florida
- Stadium: loanDepot park
Braves Stats & Trends
- The Braves average 1.5 home runs per game to rank second in baseball with 241 total home runs.
- The Braves have the eighth-best batting average in the league (.253).
- The Braves’ .317 on-base percentage is 10th-best in baseball.
- The Braves’ 9.2 strikeouts per game are the third-most in baseball.
- The Braves average 1.5 home runs per game when playing away from home this season (116 total in road contests).
- The Braves are slugging .436 with 3.5 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
- The club averages 8.8 hits per game and is batting .250 on the road this season.
Braves Key Batters
- Austin Riley leads Atlanta with 168 hits and an OBP of .351 this season.
- Among all qualifying hitters, Riley ranks 34th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 30th, and he is fifth in slugging.
- Matt Olson has 43 doubles, 33 home runs and 75 walks while batting .241.
- Olson’s batting average ranks 100th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 65th, and his slugging percentage 22nd.
- Olson brings a seven-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last nine games he is hitting .367 with a double, five home runs, six walks and 10 RBI.
- Dansby Swanson leads Atlanta in slugging percentage (.448) powered by 57 extra-base hits.
- Swanson heads into this game with three games in a row with at least one hit. In his last five games he is hitting .238 with three home runs, a walk and four RBI.
- Michael Harris II has been key for Atlanta with 122 hits, an OBP of .337 plus a slugging percentage of .518.
Marlins Stats & Trends
- The Marlins have hit 140 homers this season, which ranks 24th in the league.
- The Marlins rank 27th in MLB with a team batting average of just .229.
- The Marlins are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 27th with an OBP of .293.
- The Marlins rank 23rd with an average of 8.8 strikeouts per game.
- They have averaged 0.9 home runs per game in their 78 home contests this season.
- They have a team slugging percentage of .373 in home games this season with 207 extra-base hits.
- In 78 home games this season, they have a batting average of .234 while averaging 7.7 base hits per contest.
Marlins Key Batters
- Miguel Rojas has totaled 111 hits with a .282 on-base percentage and a .324 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Marlins.
- Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, Rojas is 109th in batting average, 129th in on-base percentage and 132nd in slugging percentage.
- Rojas hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with a double and an RBI.
- Jon Berti is hitting .231 with 16 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 40 walks.
- Joey Wendle has 24 doubles, a triple, three home runs and 15 walks while hitting .265.
- Bryan De La Cruz is batting .243 with 18 doubles, 12 home runs and 18 walks.
Braves vs. Marlins Probable Pitchers