Braves Vs Marlins: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 20, 2022

Written By Staff on May 19, 2022

The Atlanta Braves (17-21) will look to Marcell Ozuna, who is on a two-game home run streak, when they square off against the Miami Marlins (17-20) at 6:40 PM ET on Friday at LoanDepot park. Atlanta’s (-121 to win) Charlie Morton starts against Miami’s (+101) Trevor Rogers.

The betting insights in this article reference odds valid as of May 20, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET.

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Braves vs Marlins Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Morton (ATL) Pitcher Rogers (MIA)
2 – 3 W/L 2 – 4
34.2 IP 32.1
4.93 ERA 4.45
1.413 WHIP 1.392
8.3 K/9 8.1
4.7 BB/9 3.6

Braves Probable Starter Charlie Morton

  • Morton makes the start for the Braves, his eighth of the season. He is 2-3 with a 4.93 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 34 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty’s last appearance came on Saturday against the San Diego Padres, when he went 6 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up two hits.
  • The 38-year-old has a 4.93 ERA and 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings in seven games this season.
  • Morton is trying to record his second quality start of the year in this matchup.
  • The opposing Marlins offense has the eighth-ranked slugging percentage (.394) and ranks 11th in MLB play with 39 home runs. It has a collective .243 batting average, and is 10th in MLB with 302 total hits and 14th in MLB play scoring 158 runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 20, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Marlins Probable Starter Trevor Rogers

  • The Marlins will hand the ball to Rogers (2-4) for his eighth start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he gave up one earned run and allowed five hits in 5 2/3 innings against the Milwaukee Brewers.
  • The 24-year-old has pitched in seven games this season with an ERA of 4.45, a 2.231 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.392.
  • He has one quality starts in seven chances this season.
  • The Braves rank 17th in MLB with 155 runs scored this season. They have a .221 batting average this campaign with 47 home runs (fifth in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 20, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Braves Betting Trends

  • The Braves have won 43.5% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (10-13).
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -121 or shorter, Atlanta has a record of 9-11 (45%).
  • The Braves have a 54.8% chance to win this matchup based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • Atlanta has played in 38 games with over/under set, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 21 times (21-15-2).
  • The Braves have covered 44.7% of their games this season, going 17-21-0 against the spread.
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Marlins Betting Trends

  • This season, the Marlins have won seven out of the 17 games, or 41.2%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Miami has entered 13 games this season as the underdog by +101 or more and is 5-8 in those contests.
  • The Marlins have a 49.8% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Games involving Miami have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 18 of 37 chances this season.
  • In 37 games with a spread this season, the Marlins are 20-17-0 ATS.

Braves Players to Watch

  • Matt Olson has an on-base percentage of .373 and a slugging percentage of .447. Both lead the Braves. Overall, he’s batting .255 with 15 doubles, four home runs and 27 walks.
  • Among the qualifying batters in MLB play, Olson’s batting average ranks 68th, his on-base percentage ranks 22nd, and he is 48th in the league in slugging.
  • Ozzie Albies is hitting .233 with seven doubles, six home runs and 11 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters, Albies ranks 105th in batting average, 126th in on-base percentage, and 89th in slugging.
  • Austin Riley is hitting .236 with nine doubles, eight home runs and 14 walks. He paces the Braves with 34 hits.
  • Ozuna is hitting .218 with five doubles, seven home runs and nine walks.
  • Ozuna brings a six-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .216 with three home runs, four walks and seven RBI.

Braves Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ozzie Albies 150 .233 19 6 15 .289 .689
Marcell Ozuna 147 .218 15 7 17 .264 .659
Austin Riley 144 .236 17 8 18 .321 .786
Matt Olson 141 .255 17 4 15 .373 .820
Adam Duvall 130 .192 15 2 15 .252 .537
Dansby Swanson 128 .219 19 4 16 .299 .682
Travis d’Arnaud 100 .260 13 3 16 .288 .698
Travis Demeritte 72 .250 9 3 5 .304 .707
Ronald Acuña Jr. 46 .261 7 2 5 .393 .828
Orlando Arcia 38 .316 3 1 7 .386 .833

Marlins Players to Watch

  • Jazz Chisholm has 35 hits and an OBP of .346 to go with a slugging percentage of .617. All three of those stats are best among Miami hitters this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Chisholm is 18th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 51st, and he is fifth in slugging percentage.
  • Jesus Aguilar leads Miami in slugging percentage (.420) thanks to 10 extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Aguilar is 56th in batting average, 76th in on-base percentage and 70th in slugging percentage.
  • Jorge Soler has 26 hits this season and has a slash line of .195/.287/.391.
  • Miguel Rojas has been key for Miami with 24 hits, an OBP of .254 plus a slugging percentage of .321.

Marlins Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jorge Soler 133 .195 13 7 18 .287 .678
Jesús Aguilar 131 .267 11 5 18 .331 .751
Avisaíl García 127 .213 10 3 9 .242 .549
Jesús Sánchez 122 .221 17 4 13 .280 .657
Garrett Cooper 118 .237 11 2 13 .324 .680
Jazz Chisholm 115 .304 20 7 27 .346 .963
Miguel Rojas 112 .214 12 2 7 .254 .575
Jacob Stallings 93 .215 11 1 13 .275 .544
Brian Anderson 84 .250 18 2 4 .364 .769
Bryan De La Cruz 40 .325 6 1 5 .417 .892

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