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    Spencer Strider will attempt to pick up his 15th victory of the season when the Atlanta Braves (82-44) visit the San Francisco Giants (66-61) at Oracle Park on Friday at 10:15 PM ET. The Braves are favored in the matchup (-162) against the Giants (+136). Atlanta’s Strider starts against San Francisco’s Logan Webb.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Giants

    • Game Day: Friday, August 25, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:15 PM ET
    • Location: San Francisco, California
    • Stadium: Oracle Park
    Braves vs Giants Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -162 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Braves vs. the Giants?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Atlanta Braves average 1.9 home runs per game and have hit a league-leading 240 home runs in total.
    • Atlanta’s .275 batting average leads the majors.
    • The Braves have a league-leading .345 on-base percentage.
    • Atlanta’s batters strike out 8.1 times per game, the seventh-fewest strikeouts in the majors.
    • The Braves average 1.9 home runs per road game this season (114 total away from home).
    • Atlanta is averaging 3.7 extra-base hits per game while slugging .484 on the road.
    • The club averages 9.5 hits per game and is batting .269 on the road this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Ronald Acuna Jr. leads Atlanta OPS (.988) this season. He has a .335 batting average, an on-base percentage of .419, and a slugging percentage of .568.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, he ranks third in batting average, first in on-base percentage, and fifth in slugging.
    • Acuna has picked up at least one hit in three games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .350 with a double, a home run, two walks and an RBI.
    • Matt Olson leads Atlanta in total hits (127) this season while batting .268 with 66 extra-base hits. He’s slugging .593 with an on-base percentage of .378.
    • Among qualifiers, he is 49th in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage and third in slugging percentage.
    • Austin Riley has 140 hits this season and has a slash line of .279/.338/.506.
    • Marcell Ozuna has been key for Atlanta with 105 hits, an OBP of .336 plus a slugging percentage of .524.
    • Ozuna takes a three-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .579 with two doubles, four home runs, a walk and seven RBI.

    Giants Stats & Trends

    Giants Batting

    • The Giants’ 140 home runs rank 19th in Major League Baseball.
    • San Francisco’s .239 batting average ranks 21st in the majors this season.
    • The Giants have an OBP of .315 this season, which ranks 20th in MLB.
    • San Francisco ranks just 28th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.4 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 62 homers, an average of 1.0 per game, in 63 home contests this season.
    • San Francisco is slugging .383 in 63 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 7.8 base hits per game and batting .240 as a team at home this season.

    Giants Key Batters

    • Wilmer Flores is hitting .304 with 19 doubles, 18 home runs and 27 walks. He’s slugging .545 with an on-base percentage of .365.
    • LaMonte Wade Jr’s 90 hits and .378 on-base percentage both pace his team. He has a batting average of .256 while slugging .413.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, his batting average puts him 78th, his on-base percentage is ninth, and he is 96th in slugging.
    • Michael Conforto is hitting .251 with 12 doubles, 15 home runs and 47 walks.
    • Thairo Estrada is slugging .434 to pace his team.

    Braves vs. Giants Probable Pitchers

    Spencer Strider (ATL) Pitcher Logan Webb (SF)
    14 – 4 W/L 9 – 9
    146.1 IP 169
    3.63 ERA 3.51
    1.080 WHIP 1.095
    14.0 K/9 8.6
    2.8 BB/9 1.4

    Braves vs. Giants Injury Updates

    • Braves: Ozzie Albies: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Sam Hilliard: 10 Day IL (Heel), Yonny Chirinos: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Daysbel Hernández: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Nick Anderson: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Dylan Lee: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Kyle Wright: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Kolby Allard: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jesse Chávez: 60 Day IL (Shin), Ehire Adrianza: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Huascar Ynoa: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Matzek: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Giants: A.J. Pollock: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Mike Yastrzemski: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Brandon Crawford: 10 Day IL (Forearm), Ross Stripling: 15 Day IL (Back), Anthony DeSclafani: 60 Day IL (Elbow), John Brebbia: 60 Day IL (Lat), Mark Mathias: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Roberto Pérez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Mitch Haniger: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Cole Waites: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Arm)

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

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