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SportsPicks.com MLB Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres Baseball Betting Preview June 12, 2013

The Atlanta Braves 39-26 will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the San Diego Padres 31-34 at PETCO Park.

Paul Maholm will be the starting pitcher for the Braves on this day. Lefthander Maholm is 7-4 this season with a 3.46 ERA.

It’ll be Edinson Volquez toeing the rubber for the Padres in this contest. Righthander Volquez is 4-5 with a 6.33 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 140-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.

In their last action, Atlanta was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at +121 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Atlanta has lost 2 straight games.
San Diego has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Atlanta: 39-26 SU
San Diego: 31-34 SU

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

San Diego most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Atlanta’s last 10 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Atlanta’s last 16 games when playing on the road against San Diego
Atlanta is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Diego’s last 10 games when playing Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta home to San Francisco, Friday, June 14
San Diego home to Arizona, Friday, June 14

Who are you betting on?