Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves 7/21/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 7/20/2014
Monday, July 21, 2014, 7:10 PM on FSFL, SPSO
Turner Field, Atlanta, Georgia
Miami Marlins - Koeler, T (6-7) vs. Atlanta Braves - Teheran, J (9-6)
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On Monday night, Tom Koehler will attempt to win his seventh game of the year when he and the Miami Marlins face Atlanta Braves right-hander Julio Teheran.
Tom Koehler pitched 6.1 innings against the New York Mets on the road in his last start and ended up with a no decision for his efforts. He allowed three runs on two hit sin that outing while walking four batters and striking out four. The right-hander is 6-7 on the year with a 3.99 ERA and he has given up just 94 hits in 112.2 innings.
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman is 4-for-13 against Koehler in his career with a double, a triple and one RBI. Shortstop Andrelton Simmons is just 2-for-11 against him, but he is the only Brave who has hit a home run off of him.
Julio Teheran went seven innings against the Chicago Cubs last Sunday and ended up winning his ninth game of the year. He gave up four runs in that start and walked two batters while striking out six. He is now 9-6 on the season with a very solid 2.71 ERA and he has struck out 116 batters in 136.1 innings on the mound.
Marlins All-Star Giancarlo Stanton has hit a home run off of Teheran, but he is just 2-for-15 overall against him. Infielder Ed Lucas is 5-for-13 against him with a walk and an RBI.
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
Miami Marlins are 54-34-6 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Miami Marlins is -0.2
Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta Braves are 38-53-4 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Atlanta Braves is 0.1
Injuries to Watch
07/05/14 2B Derek Dietrich Wrist 15-day DL (7/2)
07/03/14 P A.J. Ramos Shoulder 15-day DL (6/27)
06/22/14 2B Rafael Furcal Hamstring 15-day DL (6/20)
05/28/14 P Carter Capps Elbow 60-day DL (5/26)
05/13/14 P Jose Fernandez Elbow 15-day DL (5/10), out for season
07/01/14 C Evan Gattis Back 15-day DL (6/29)
06/20/14 P Gavin Floyd Elbow 15-day DL (6/20), out for season
06/20/14 P Pedro Beato Elbow 15-day DL (6/19)
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)
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta
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