Braves Vs Marlins: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 16, 2021

Written By Staff on August 16, 2021

Miguel Rojas sits at 98 hits this season, and will try to get his 100th when his Miami Marlins (51-67) take on the Atlanta Braves (62-56) on Monday at 7:10 PM ET. Atlanta (-165 to win) has Touki Toussaint starting things off, while Miami (+145) counters Braxton Garrett.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 16, 2021, 6:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Braves vs Marlins Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Toussaint (ATL) Pitcher Garrett (MIA)
1 – 2 W/L 1 – 1
27.1 IP 31.0
4.28 ERA 4.65
1.170 WHIP 1.710
9.2 K/9 8.7
3.0 BB/9 4.1

Braves Probable Starter Touki Toussaint

  • Toussaint (1-2) takes the mound first for the Braves in his sixth start of the season. He has a 4.28 ERA in 27 1/3 innings pitched, with 28 strikeouts.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday against the Reds, when he threw five innings, surrendering two earned runs while giving up four hits.
  • The opposing Marlins offense has a collective .238 batting average, and is 17th in the league with 937 total hits and 25th in MLB action with 479 runs scored. They have the 26th-ranked slugging percentage (.381) and rank 27th in home runs (119) in all of MLB.
  • The Braves were named the moneyline favorite for two Toussaint starts this season — they won both.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 16, 2021 at 6:46 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Marlins Stats vs Toussaint

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Miguel Rojas 6 .333 2 0 0 .333 .666
Magneuris Sierra 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jorge Alfaro 2 1.000 2 0 0 1.000 2.000
Brian Anderson 1 .000 0 0 0 .667 .667

Marlins Probable Starter Braxton Garrett

  • The Marlins’ Garrett (1-1) will make his seventh start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up five earned runs in 3 1/3 innings pitched on Wednesday in his last outing, a matchup with the Padres.
  • The Braves rank 13th in MLB with a .242 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks sixth in the league (.431) and 172 home runs.
  • His team is 2-4 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline underdog.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 16, 2021 at 6:46 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Braves Betting Trends

  • The Braves’ offense is averaging 4.5 runs in road games and 5.2 per contest when they play at home.
  • The Braves are the ninth-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.9 runs per game (575 total).
  • The Braves have won 53.9% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (41-35).
  • Atlanta has a 17-12 record (winning 58.6% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -165 or shorter.
  • Atlanta has played in 118 games with over/under set, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 59 times (59-54-5).
  • Atlanta went 8-2 over the 10 games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
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Marlins Betting Trends

  • The Marlins have scored the 25th-most runs in the league this season with 479 (4.1 per game).
  • They’ve scored 4.1 runs per game this season at home compared to an average of 4.0 per contest on the road.
  • This season, the Marlins have been the underdog 79 times and won 30, or 38%, of those games.
  • Miami has a record of 10-15 in games where oddsmakers have them as underogs of at least +145 on the moneyline.
  • Miami and its opponents have hit the over in 54 of their 118 games with a total this season.
  • Miami has played as the underdog in seven of its past 10 games and won two of those contests.

Braves Players to Watch

  • Austin Riley has racked up a team-high batting average of .293, while pacing the Braves in home runs (25).
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, Riley ranks 17th in hits (123), 13th in HR (25), 18th in RBI (72), and 20th in AVG (.293).
  • Freddie Freeman has shown off his power as he leads his team with 25 home runs.
  • Freeman ranks 12th in hits (126), 13th in HR (25), 23rd in AVG (.290), and 15th in OBP (.373) among qualified batters in MLB.

Braves Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ozzie Albies 458 .260 75 22 80 .320 .818
Dansby Swanson 446 .265 61 24 70 .311 .809
Freddie Freeman 435 .290 85 25 65 .373 .867
Austin Riley 420 .293 65 25 72 .365 .891
Adam Duvall 314 .229 41 22 68 .277 .755
Jorge Soler 308 .192 38 13 37 .288 .658
Guillermo Heredia 262 .237 39 5 24 .312 .697
Joc Pederson 256 .230 35 11 39 .300 .718
Ehire Adrianza 147 .245 26 4 24 .329 .730
Abraham Almonte 145 .214 19 5 19 .327 .727

Marlins Players to Watch

  • Jesus Aguilar is batting .269 this season with a team-high 22 home runs and 84 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Aguilar ranks fifth in RBI.
  • Rojas is batting .275 with an OBP of .333 and a slugging percentage of .412 this season.
  • Among qualified hitters, Rojas ranks 24th in SLG in the league.

Marlins Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jesús Aguilar 390 .269 45 22 84 .332 .822
Miguel Rojas 357 .275 53 6 31 .333 .745
Jazz Chisholm 303 .254 44 12 37 .313 .742
Jorge Alfaro 224 .237 17 3 18 .282 .626
Brian Anderson 193 .244 20 6 23 .315 .688
Magneuris Sierra 179 .240 22 0 5 .269 .543
Isan Díaz 172 .192 19 3 14 .284 .575
Sandy León 170 .182 11 3 13 .234 .499
Lewis Brinson 142 .282 18 7 25 .320 .827
Jesús Sánchez 83 .265 6 3 9 .307 .741

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