On Wednesday night, the Miami Marlins will face off against the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park as part of their series. Despite an even 12-12 record to start the season, the Marlins have historically struggled, while the Braves boast a talented roster with advantageous contract extensions and a strong 16-8 record.
The starting pitchers for this game are Sandy Alcantara for the Marlins and Bryce Elder for the Braves. Alcantara has struggled this season with a 5.47 ERA over 24 1/3 innings, while Elder has had a dominant start with a 1.14 ERA over 23 1/3 innings.
Although Alcantara’s early struggles are concerning, his Stuff+ rating suggests he may improve this season. The Marlins have struggled offensively this season, but Luis Arraez has been a standout performer with a .444 batting average and .583 slugging percentage.
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In contrast, the Braves have a potent offense, hitting to a fourth-best wRC+ of 115 and generating runs at an elite rate of 5.2 per game. Elder’s overperformance compared to his underlying numbers makes him a clear fade candidate.
Overall, it is likely that the Braves will have the upper hand in this matchup, and the total is expected to soar over a relatively low total of eight. While Alcantara may improve later in the season, it may not be in this game against the Braves’ strong offense.
The Miami Marlins have not had their best season and have already accumulated 4 consecutive losses. In the series against the Braves they have shown a poor performance and the 11-0 loss was a reflection of this. On the other hand, the Braves will be looking to make the series 3-0 after losing 4 consecutive games against San Diego and Houston. We will see if they can keep up their good performance in a game where the oddsmakers have them as favorites.
Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Game Information
- Date: 04/26/2023
- Time: 07:10 PM ET
- Location: SunTrust Park.
- How to Watch Marlins vs Braves: MLB.TV
- Live Stream: MLB.TV
Marlins vs Braves Betting Lines
Braves are –147 according to our Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $68.03. On the other side, Marlins are +132 according to the Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $132.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Braves at a 59.51% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Marlins have 43.10% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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