Braves look to end 3-game skid against Tigers
Atlanta; Saturday, 4 p.m. EDT
LINE: Tigers favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta enters the game as losers of their last three games.
The Braves are 14-15 on their home turf. The Atlanta offense has compiled a .257 batting average as a team this season, good for tenth in the National League. Freddie Freeman leads the team with an average of .307.
TOP PERFORMERS: Freeman leads the Braves with 27 extra base hits and is batting .307. Austin Riley is 13-for-40 with a double, five home runs and 16 RBIs over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 5-5, .237 batting average, 4.23 ERA, outscored by six runs
Tigers: 4-6, .252 batting average, 3.19 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
Braves Injuries: Darren O’Day: 10-day IL (forearm), Ender Inciarte: 10-day IL (lumbar strain).
Tigers Injuries: Jordan Zimmermann: 10-day IL (elbow), Tyson Ross: 10-day IL (nerve), Matt Moore: 60-day IL (knee), Michael Fulmer: 60-day IL (elbow), Jordy Mercer: 10-day IL (quad), Josh Harrison: 10-day IL (hamstring).