Ace Derek Lowe will be the starting pitcher for the Braves on this day. Righthander Lowe is 6-2 this season with a 3.45 ERA.
Lowe's opponent in this one will be Dan Haren. The Diamondbacks righthander has a 2.57 ERA to go along with a 3-4 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Diamondbacks listed as 125-moneyline favorites versus the Braves, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
The Braves were doubled 6-3 by the Giants last time out, as a -110 pick'em. That game's nine runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8).
Garret Anderson had two RBIs to lead the Braves, while Kenshin Kawakami gave up nine hits and four runs over 5 2-3 innings.
Adrian Gonzalez hit his 18th home run of the season on Wednesday as the Padres surged to an 8-5 win over the Diamondbacks.
Justin Upton tripled and picked up a pair of RBI in a losing cause for Arizona. Gerardo Parra contributed two hits and two RBI, and Stephen Drew also drove in a run.
Atlanta has lost 3 straight games.
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing Arizona
Atlanta is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games when playing Atlanta
Arizona is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta