Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins 9-17-2023

Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins 9/17/23 MLB Odds, Analysis, and Best Pick

Atlanta Braves (96-52) vs. Miami Marlins (77-72)

Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins 9/17/23Atlanta Braves have established themselves as one of MLB’s powerhouses with an outstanding 96-52 record. Miami Marlins follow close behind at 77-72 and look forward to an MLB matchup between them on September 17, 2023. At the same time, Atlanta hopes to hold onto their division lead while Miami fights to gain ground and secure a playoff berth – making this showdown especially noteworthy for bettors looking for new betting strategies and opportunities.


Contrasting Seasons of Dominance and Resilience in the National League


The Atlanta Braves have been an incredible team this season with their remarkable 96-52 record and impressive batting average of .275. With this batted average, they have scored 858 runs and amassed 1393 hits while hitting 283 homers, thanks to a compelling lineup. Additionally, their defense has been exceptional, holding opponents to an average batting average of just.242 while making extra bases difficult for their opponent – further contributing to their offensive strength. The Braves have had an outstanding bullpen, contributing to their overall performance by mitigating damage in late innings, turning double plays, and taking away hits, adding even further compliment to their strong pitching staff and strong batting lineup.


Contrastingly, the Marlins have done admirably this season with a 77-72 record and an admirable.257 batting average. They have scored 602 runs while hitting 149 homers; their pitchers posted an ERA/WHIP ratio of 4.2/1.29, which makes them competitive with the Braves; additionally, their performance within the National League is particularly noteworthy at 12-5 wins this year with resilience often coming through at crucial moments to take victory late. Young talent has also contributed greatly, giving the team energy while providing key performances from younger members. If you’re looking for some insights and recommendations on their upcoming games, don’t forget to check out some free expert MLB picks.

Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins Game Info

When: Sunday, September 17, 2023 at 1:40 PM ET
Where: loanDepot park
Stream: MLB.TV

Charlie Morton (14-11, 3.42 ERA) vs. Jesus Luzardo (9-9, 3.82 ERA)

Entering the match, Charlie Morton boasts a 14-11 record and a 3.42 ERA over 157.2 innings. His experience is evident with 144 hits allowed, 177 strikeouts, and 76 walks. Morton’s extensive postseason background provides him an edge in high-stakes games.


On the other side, Jesus Luzardo for the Marlins holds a 9-9 record and a 3.82 ERA over 160.1 innings. He has allowed 152 hits and has 186 strikeouts, with only 49 walks, suggesting better control compared to Morton. His higher strikeout stats indicate his capability to navigate tight spots effectively.


MLB Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta Braves -135, Total Odds: 8.5

The Braves are favored with a -1.5 Spread (+125), a -135 Moneyline, and an 8.5 over (-115). The Marlins hold a Spread of +1.5 (-145), a +124 Moneyline, and an 8.5 under (-105).


Atlanta Braves Betting Trends

The Braves have been in excellent form. The total has surpassed the line in 5 of their last 6 games and they are 15-5 straight-up against Miami in their last 20 games. Moreover, the total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 away games against Miami. However, Atlanta has a 1-5 SU record in their last six Sunday games.


Miami Marlins Betting Trends

For the Marlins, the total has gone OVER in 10 of their last 15 games and they have an 11-5 SU record in their last 16 outings. Against the Braves, the total has generally gone OVER in 6 of the last 7 matchups. They also have a favorable record in home games, with the total going OVER in their last 5.


Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins 9/17/23 Betting Picks

Taking into account current statistics, trends, and the projected starting pitchers, Atlanta appears to be a strong pick for sports bettors. However, given that both teams have been involved in high-scoring games recently, betting on an OVER of 8.5 runs might be a prudent option. For those looking for a concrete strategy, favoring Atlanta to win and betting on OVER 8.5 runs aligns well with present forms and statistics. Enjoy the action, and may your bets be successful. For more insights and potential betting opportunities, you can also explore some free 2023 sports picks.

Free Pick and Prediction: Atlanta Braves will win 6-4.


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