The Atlanta Braves and the San Francisco Giants face-off on Tuesday in the opener of their series. All odds for this game can be found at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The Braves are red-hot and they’re very close to first place in the division. They have won seven games in a row and sit three games in back in the division standings. They will start Jair Jurrgens who has won his last three decisions tonight. Jurrgens is pitching to a 4.97 ERA in limited work after returning from injury.
The Giants are playing their best baseball this season has a head towards the playoff stretch. They are led by a solid starting pitching staff that has a 3.53 ERA among the starters. They will send Barry Zito to the mound tonight was let up just 93 hits and 98 innings of work.
Atlanta is 4-0 in their last four home games, 4-1 in their last five games against a team with a winning record, and 6-1 in Jurrjens’ last seven home starts against a team with a winning record. San Francisco is 4-1 in their last five games following an off day, 1-5 in their last six games against the N.L. East, and 7-15 in Zito’s last 22 starts as an underdog. Atlanta has won six of the last seven meetings of these two.
The Braves are installed as the favorite, but we are not sure why so much so. Give us the Giants as moneyline underdogs in this game so before placing the bet read online sportsbook reviews.