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    Two of baseball’s best hitters square off when the Miami Marlins (16-15) and the Atlanta Braves (21-10) meet at 4:10 PM ET on Thursday at LoanDepot park. Luis Arraez has a .432 batting average (first in MLB) for the favored Marlins (-115), while Ronald Acuna Jr. ranks third in MLB action hitting .355 this season for the underdog Braves (-105). Miami has Jesus Luzardo starting things off, while Atlanta will send out Dylan Dodd.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Marlins vs. Braves

    • Game Day: Thursday, May 4, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: Miami, Florida
    • Stadium: LoanDepot park
    Marlins vs Braves Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Marlins -115 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Marlins vs. the Braves?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Marlins Stats & Trends

    Marlins Batting

    • The Marlins are 24th in baseball with 27 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.
    • Miami ranks 15th in MLB with a .249 batting average.
    • The Marlins are 22nd in baseball with an on-base percentage of .308.
    • Miami strikes out 9.0 times per game to rank 20th in baseball.
    • The Marlins have hit 11 home runs at home this season (0.6 per game).
    • Miami is slugging .360 with 2.1 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.2 hits per game and is batting .256.

    Marlins Key Batters

    • Arraez leads Miami with 41 hits and an OBP of .505, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .547. He’s batting .432.
    • Among all qualified hitters in the majors, his batting average ranks first, his on-base percentage ranks first, and he is 26th in slugging.
    • Arraez has recorded a base hit in six games in a row. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .389 with two doubles, eight walks and five RBI.
    • Jon Berti is hitting .241 with four doubles, two home runs and nine walks. He’s slugging .356 with an on-base percentage of .309.
    • Among all qualified, he ranks 107th in batting average, 125th in on-base percentage and 130th in slugging percentage.
    • Jorge Soler is batting .202 with a .423 slugging percentage and 10 RBI this year.
    • Jazz Chisholm has been key for Miami with 27 hits, an OBP of .295 plus a slugging percentage of .407.

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves rank third in Major League Baseball with 52 home runs.
    • Atlanta ranks seventh in MLB with a .260 team batting average.
    • The Braves have an on-base percentage of .343 this season, which ranks third in the league.
    • Atlanta ranks 24th with an average of 9.2 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 33 homers, an average of 1.9 per game, in 17 road contests this season.
    • In 17 road games this season, it is slugging .497 with 64 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .271 with 9.2 base hits per contest.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Acuna has accumulated an on-base percentage of .448 and a slugging percentage of .595. Both lead the Braves. He’s batting .355.
    • He is third in batting average, third in on-base percentage and ninth in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters in the majors.
    • Ozzie Albies has six doubles, a triple, nine home runs and eight walks while hitting .275. He’s slugging .567 with an on-base percentage of .323.
    • His batting average is 55th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 103rd, and he is 16th in slugging.
    • Sean Murphy paces the Braves with 26 hits.
    • Matt Olson is batting .246 with six doubles, a triple, eight home runs and 22 walks.

    Marlins vs. Braves Probable Pitchers

    Jesús Luzardo (MIA) Pitcher Dylan Dodd (ATL)
    2 – 1 W/L 0 – 0
    33.2 IP 0
    3.48 ERA 0.00
    1.337 WHIP 0.000
    10.2 K/9 0
    2.9 BB/9 0

    Marlins vs. Braves Injury Updates

    • Marlins: Avisaíl García: 10 Day IL (Back), Joey Wendle: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Garrett Cooper: 10 Day IL (Ear infection), 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)
    • 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), Kyle Wright: day-to-day (Shoulder), Michael Harris II: day-to-day (Leg)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Marlins and Braves (Last 10 Games)

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