Atlanta Braves at San Francisco Giants Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 5/13/2014
Wednesday, May 14, 3:45 PM on SPSO, CSBy
AT&T Park, San Francisco, California
Atlanta Braves - Teheran, J (2-2) vs. San Francisco Giants - Bumgarner, M (4-3)
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Wednesday afternoon, Julio Teheran gets the call for the Atlanta Braves as they face Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants. Both pitchers will be making their 9th starts of the season.
Julio Teheran pitched to a no decision in his last start despite an impressive 8 innings of work where he allowed just a solo homer as he walked 2 while striking out 9. His record stands at 2 – 2 with an ERA of 1.71. If he continues pitching well, he should equal or better his results in 2013 when he went 14 – 8 with an ERA of 3.20 in 30 starts.
Last season, Teheran was 2 - 0 with an ERA of 2.08 in 2 starts against the Giants. Less than 2 weeks ago, Teheran took a loss to the Giants after giving up 3 runs on 4 hits in 7 innings of work.
Madison Bumgarner improved his record to 4 - 3 and lowered his ERA to 2.88 after getting the win in his last start. In that outing, Bumgarner gave up just a run on 4 hits in 8 innings with a walk and 8 strikeouts. Last season, Bumgarner went 13 - 9 with a 2.77 ERA in 31 starts.
In 2013, Bumgarner was masterful against the Braves after going 2 – 0 with an ERA of 0.64. He picked up a win less than 2 weeks ago against the Braves after giving up a run on 3 hits in 6 innings of work.
Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta Braves are 12-22-1 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Atlanta Braves is 0.2
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco Giants are 16-19-2 against the Over/Under
Run differential for San Francisco Giants is 0.6
Injuries to Watch
05/11/14 LF Justin Upton Back questionable
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)
San Francisco Giants
05/10/14 1B Brandon Belt Finger 15-day DL (5/10)
04/22/14 P David Huff Quad 15-day DL (4/22)
03/28/14 2B Marco Scutaro Back 60-day DL (3/21)
Tony's Pick: Take San Francisco
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