The Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros meet on Friday for game one of their series. All MLB odds can be found at Bovada sportsbook.
The Braves are right in the postseason race and are one of the hotter teams in baseball right now. They are 8-2 in the last 10 games and sit 2.5 games back in their division. On the mound tonight for the Braves will be Tim Hudson who has won 6 of his last 7 decisions. Hudson has allowed 105 hits in 110 innings of work good enough for 3.68 ERA this season.
The Astros have has had a terrible season and are clearly building for the future. They are 1-9 in their last 10 games and a staggering 10-44 on the road this season. Armando Galarraga will get the ball tonight for the Astros in his second start of the season.
Atlanta is 8-1 in their last nine games overall, 6-1 in their last seven games as a home favorite, and 7-1 in Hudson’s last eight starts against a team with a losing record. Houston is 16-41 in their last 57 road games against a team with a winning record, 13-48 in their last 61 games overall, and 1-10 in their last 11 game one of a series. Houston is 3-13 in the last 16 meetings of these two.
The Braves are a huge Moneyline favorite in this game, but all signs point to them pulling out a big win. Give us the Braves as a moneyline favorite but first read a sports book review.