Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves - 9/24/20 MLB Picks and Prediction
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Miami Marlins (28-28) at Atlanta Braves (34-22)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 7:10 pm (Truist Park)
Pablo Lopez (5-4) (3.96) vs. Ian Anderson (3-1) (2.36)
The Line: Atlanta Braves -174 / Miami Marlins +160 --- Over/Under: 9.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves meet Thursday in MLB action at Truist Park.
The Miami Marlins need a win to snap a four-game losing streak. The Marlins have scored nine runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Marlins have won seven of their last 10 games when scoring four or more runs. Jesus Aguilar leads the Marlins with 50 hits and 32 RBI while Brian Anderson and Corey Dickerson have combined for 98 hits and 53 RBI. Pablo Lopez gets the ball, and he is 5-4 with a 3.96 ERA and 53 strikeouts this season. Lopez is 1-4 with a 5.05 ERA and 37 strikeouts in his career against the Braves.
The Atlanta Braves look for a win after winning eight of their last 11 gams. The Braves have scored 25 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last six games. The Braves have won seven straight games when scoring four or more runs. Freddie Freeman leads the Braves with 70 hits and 51 RBI while Marcell Ozuna and Dansby Swanson have combined for 131 hits and 84 RBI. Ian Anderson gets the ball, and he is 3-1 with a 2.36 ERA and 35 strikeouts this season. This will be Anderson’s second career game against the Marlins.
The over is 7-2-1 in Marlins last 10 road games. The over is 5-2-2 in Braves last 9 home games. The Marlins are 7-25 in the last 32 meetings in Atlanta and 17-42 in the last 59 meetings. The under is 12-3-2 in the last 17 meetings in Atlanta The under is 7-3-2 in the last 12 meetings.
Pablo Lopez has allowed 15 runs and 15 hits in his last 18 innings while Ian Anderson has allowed six earned runs and 13 hits in his last 20.2 innings. This game is far more important to the Marlins, but they're simply not playing good baseball this week and Lopez has been full struggle mode in his last few starts. I have no choice but to lay the juice with the Braves.