Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 6/6/2014
Saturday, June 7, 2014, 9:10 PM on FSSO, FSAZ
Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona
Atlanta Braves - Santana, E (5-2) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Miley, W (3-6)
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31-year-old righty Ervin Santana and the Atlanta Braves will be going up against Wade Miley and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
Ervin Santana won his fifth game of the season last weekend when he was able to beat the Miami Marlins on the road. He went six innings in that start and gave up three earned runs on seven hits while striking out four and walking two. After a strong start to his season, Santana has cooled off quite a bit and now has a 4.10 ERA through 63.2 innings on the year.
Veteran Eric Chavez has done pretty well against Santana in his career, going 11-for-33 with three doubles and three RBI. Aaron Hill has just six hits in 31 at-bats against the right-hander with a homer and three strikeouts.
Lefty Wade Miley gave up four runs in six innings of work against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday and ended up suffering his sixth loss of the season. He gave up eight hits in that outing and walked no one while striking out nine. He has 72 strikeouts in 81.2 innings this year, but his 4.85 ERA is well above is 3.75 career ERA.
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman is 2-for-6 against Miley with a double, a home run and two RBI. Chris Johnson has three hits in five at-bats against Miley in his career with a home run and three RBI.
Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta Braves are 22-34-2 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Atlanta Braves is 0.1
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 29-29-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is -0.9
Injuries to Watch
05/10/14 P Jordan Walden Hamstring 15-day DL (5/5)
03/29/14 P Brandon Beachy Elbow 60-day DL (3/21), out for season
03/29/14 P Cory Gearrin Elbow 60-day DL (3/26)
03/28/14 P Kris Medlen Elbow 60-day DL (3/21), out for season
03/28/14 P Jonny Venters Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
06/03/14 SS Cliff Pennington Thumb 15-day DL (6/2)
06/01/14 CF A.J. Pollock Hand 15-day DL (6/1)
05/06/14 P J.J. Putz Elbow 15-day DL (5/4)
04/23/14 LF Mark Trumbo Foot 15-day DL (4/22)
04/18/14 P David Hernandez Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
03/31/14 P Daniel Hudson Elbow 15-day DL (3/29)
03/27/14 P Matt Reynolds Elbow 60-day DL (3/19)
03/27/14 P Patrick Corbin Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta
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