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    A pair of MLB’s best hitters go head-to-head when the Atlanta Braves (20-10) and the Miami Marlins (16-14) meet at 6:40 PM ET on Wednesday at LoanDepot park. Ronald Acuna Jr. has a .362 batting average (third in MLB) for the favored Braves (-137), while Luis Arraez ranks first in MLB action hitting .435 this season for the underdog Marlins (+117). Atlanta’s Kyle Wright and Miami’s Braxton Garrett will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Marlins

    • Game Day: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: Miami, Florida
    • Stadium: LoanDepot park
    Braves vs Marlins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -137 8

    How Do I Watch the Braves vs. the Marlins?

    • TV Channel: BSFL

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves average 1.5 home runs per game to rank fourth in MLB action with 46 total home runs.
    • Atlanta has the 11th-ranked batting average in the majors (.254).
    • The Braves rank sixth in MLB with a .338 on-base percentage.
    • Atlanta strikes out 9.3 times per game, the fourth-worst average in the majors.
    • The Braves average 1.7 home runs per road game this season (27 total away from home).
    • Atlanta is slugging .466 with 3.5 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • On the road this season the team averages 8.7 hits per game and is batting .259.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Acuna leads Atlanta with an OBP of .453, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .586. He’s batting .362 on the season.
    • Among all qualified hitters in MLB, he ranks third in batting average, third in on-base percentage, and 10th in slugging.
    • Sean Murphy leads Atlanta in total hits (24) this season while batting .276 with 15 extra-base hits. He’s slugging .632 with an on-base percentage of .422.
    • He ranks 52nd in batting average, seventh in on-base percentage and fifth in slugging in the majors.
    • Matt Olson has collected 28 base hits, an OBP of .375 and a slugging percentage of .531 this season.
    • Ozzie Albies is batting .252 with a .304 OBP and 24 RBI for Atlanta this season.
    • Albies brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .167 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and an RBI.

    Marlins Stats & Trends

    Marlins Batting

    • The Marlins’ 26 home runs rank 23rd in Major League Baseball.
    • Miami ranks 16th in MLB with a .246 team batting average.
    • The Marlins have an OBP of .306 this season, which ranks 24th in MLB.
    • Miami ranks 19th with an average of 8.9 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 0.6 home runs per game in their 17 home contests this season.
    • Miami has a team slugging percentage of .352 in home games this season with 33 extra-base hits.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .251 with 7.9 base hits per contest.

    Marlins Key Batters

    • Arraez has 40 hits with a .509 on-base percentage and a .543 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Marlins. He’s batting .435.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in MLB, his batting average puts him first, his on-base percentage is first, and he is 21st in slugging.
    • Arraez hopes to build on a five-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .500 with three walks and two RBI.
    • Jorge Soler has eight doubles, five home runs and 11 walks while hitting .212. He’s slugging .444 with an on-base percentage of .304.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, his batting average puts him 159th, his on-base percentage ranks 129th, and he is 71st in slugging.
    • Jon Berti is batting .250 with four doubles, two home runs and eight walks.
    • Jazz Chisholm is hitting .236 with two doubles, a triple, five home runs and seven walks.

    Braves vs. Marlins Probable Pitchers

    Kyle Wright (ATL) Pitcher Braxton Garrett (MIA)
    0 – 1 W/L 1 – 0
    16.2 IP 22
    4.86 ERA 2.45
    1.560 WHIP 1.273
    9.2 K/9 7.8
    4.9 BB/9 1.2

    Braves vs. Marlins Injury Updates

    • Braves: Orlando Arcia: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Lucas Luetge: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Raisel Iglesias: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Huascar Ynoa: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kolby Allard: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Tyler Matzek: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Travis d’Arnaud: 7 Day IL (Concussion)
    • Marlins: Joey Wendle: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Avisaíl García: 10 Day IL (Back), Trevor Rogers: 15 Day IL (Forearm ), JT Chargois: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Johnny Cueto: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Tommy Nance: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Max Meyer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Anthony Bender: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Nic Enright: 60 Day IL (Illness), Garrett Cooper: day-to-day (Stomach)

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