Betting MLB online handicappers have become increasingly concerned about Atlanta’s ability to stay in the race with the MLB lines however due to an inconsistent hitting attack.
The San Diego Padres will host the Atlanta Braves on Monday night with a starting time of 10:05 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this National League matchup of top contenders from 2010 so be sure to open your account for all of the action today!
The scheduled probable starting pitchers form this matchup are Derek Lowe for Atlanta and Dustin Moseley for San Diego.
Atlanta got off to a sluggish star to the MLB baseball wagering season as they won just 10 out of their first 22 games and were 6-7 on the road with just 5 of their13 away games going over the total.
The Braves were ranked 27th in the big leagues for run production which wasted the great efforts of their pitching staff that was ranked 6th in major league baseball for earned run average. Lowe was off to a solid start for Atlanta with a 3.25 earned run average although his record was just 2-3 due in large part to a lack of run support.
Craig Kimbrel has been great out of the bullpen with a 0.96 ERA and 6 saves. Brian McCann’s .311 average was best on the team as everyone else was beneath the .300 plateau.
Moseley was also the victim of poor run support as he had a team best 1.40 ERA for San Diego but had a record of 0-3 with the baseball odds. San Diego was ranked dead last for run production while the pitching staff was ranked 2nd for ERA. The Padres were 3-8 at home and went under in 8 of those games.
Heading into this series Atlanta beat the Padres in 13 out of their last 19 meetings with just 1 of the last 11 meetings between the two teams going under the total. The Braves have been successful on the road at San Diego with 13 payouts in their last 18 games with the last 5 meetings between the teams at Petco Park failing to stay under the betting MLB online total.