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    Ronald Acuna Jr. leads the Atlanta Braves (96-51) into a matchup with Luis Arraez and the Miami Marlins (76-72) on Saturday at 4:10 PM ET at LoanDepot park. Acuna is hitting .337, the fourth-best batting average in MLB, for the favored Braves (-140), and Arraez ranks first in MLB play with a .349 batting average this season for the underdog Marlins (+119). Atlanta’s Jared Shuster and Miami’s Bryan Hoeing pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Marlins

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: Miami, Florida
    • Stadium: LoanDepot park
    Braves vs Marlins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -140 9

    How Do I Watch the Braves vs. the Marlins?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Atlanta Braves have hit a league-leading 283 home runs, averaging 1.9 per game.
    • Atlanta has an MLB-high .276 batting average.
    • The Atlanta Braves lead the league with a .344 on-base percentage.
    • Atlanta strikes out 7.9 times per game to rank fifth in the majors.
    • The Braves average 1.9 homers per road game this season (143 total away from home).
    • Atlanta has a .489 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.8 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The club averages 9.6 hits per game and is batting .271 away from home this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Acuna has an OPS of 1.004, fueled by an OBP of .418 to go with a slugging percentage of .586. He has a .337 batting average, as well.
    • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, he is fourth in batting average, first in on-base percentage, and fifth in slugging.
    • Acuna hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .364 with two home runs, three walks and five RBI.
    • Matt Olson leads Atlanta with 155 hits. He is batting .279 this season and has 80 extra-base hits. He’s also slugging .612 with an on-base percentage of .385.
    • He ranks 21st in batting average, 10th in on-base percentage and third in slugging in MLB.
    • Austin Riley is batting .279 with a .516 slugging percentage and 91 RBI this year.
    • Riley heads into this game with three games in a row with at least one hit. In his last five games he is hitting .368 with a double, a triple, a home run, two walks and four RBI.
    • Ozzie Albies has 29 home runs, 95 RBI and a batting average of .266 this season.
    • Albies brings a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .273 with two doubles, two walks and three RBI.

    Marlins Stats & Trends

    Marlins Batting

    • The Marlins’ 149 home runs rank 23rd in Major League Baseball.
    • Miami has a team batting average of .256 this season, which ranks 10th among MLB teams.
    • The Marlins have an on-base percentage of .311 this season, which ranks 23rd in the league.
    • Miami ranks sixth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.9 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 64 homers, an average of 0.9 per game, in 73 home contests this season.
    • Miami is slugging .413 in 73 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 9.0 base hits per game and batting .270 as a team at home this season.

    Marlins Key Batters

    • Arraez has a .390 on-base percentage and a .463 slugging percentage, both team-high numbers for the Marlins. He’s batting .349.
    • Including all the qualified players in the majors, his batting average puts him first, his on-base percentage is ninth, and he is 49th in slugging.
    • Arraez hopes to build on a six-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last 10 games he is hitting .256 with two doubles, three home runs, a walk and five RBI.
    • Bryan De La Cruz is hitting .254 with 31 doubles, 19 home runs and 38 walks. He’s slugging .419 with an on-base percentage of .302.
    • He is 87th in batting average, 123rd in on-base percentage and 93rd in slugging percentage in the majors.
    • Jake Burger paces the Marlins with 107 hits.
    • Josh Bell is batting .240 with 24 doubles, 20 home runs and 57 walks.

    Braves vs. Marlins Probable Pitchers

    Jared Shuster (ATL) Pitcher Bryan Hoeing (MIA)
    4 – 3 W/L 2 – 2
    49.2 IP 62.1
    5.26 ERA 4.04
    1.409 WHIP 1.219
    5.1 K/9 7.1
    4.3 BB/9 3.2

    Braves vs. Marlins Injury Updates

    • Braves: Collin McHugh: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Dylan Lee: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Yonny Chirinos: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Nick Anderson: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Mike Soroka: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Daysbel Hernández: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Kolby Allard: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jesse Chávez: 60 Day IL (Shin), Sam Hilliard: 60 Day IL (Heel), Ehire Adrianza: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Huascar Ynoa: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Matzek: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ronald Acuña Jr.: day-to-day (Calf)
    • Marlins: Avisaíl García: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Jorge Soler: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Sandy Alcantara: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Huascar Brazoban: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Trevor Rogers: 60 Day IL (Forearm ), Matt Barnes: 60 Day IL (Hip), Jonathan Davis: 60 Day IL (Knee), Max Meyer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Anthony Bender: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Bryan De La Cruz: day-to-day (Ankle)

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