The Giants travel to Atlanta for game one of their series with the Braves. Madison Bumgarner gets the start for the Giants will Kris Medlen will go for the Braves. Find MLB odd at Top Bet sportsbook.
Bumgarner enters with a 5-4 record and a 3.58 ERA to go with a 1.06 WHIP. However he has given up 11 hits and eight earned runs in his last two starts, giving him a 6.55 ERA. In his last start in Arizona, Bumgarner threw five innings and surrendered five hits giving up three earned runs, walking one and striking out five. He has pitched three consecutive road starts, giving up a combined 15 hits and 12 earned runs. The five innings against Arizona was the least amount of innings he has pitched in any start this year. The Giants currently stand 2.5 games back of the Diamondbacks for first place in the NL West. They are 20-15 on the road this season.
Kris Medlen brings a 2-5 record and 3.34 ERA and 1.29 WHIP into tonight’s matchup. Medlen received a win in his last two games against the Pirates and in Los Angeles against the Dodgers. In Los Angeles, his last start, he gave up five hits without surrendering a run in 5 2/3 innings pitched while striking out six and walking just one. He is 1-1 in his last three home starts; against the Pirates he gave up just seven hits in seven innings while not surrendering a run. The Braves, while a great home team, are just 18-20 on the road.
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