Braves open 3-game series at home against Giants
Atlanta; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Braves -197; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta and San Francisco are set to begin a three-game series.
The Braves are 48-30 on their home turf. Atlanta ranks eighth in the league in hitting with a .258 batting average, Freddie Freeman leads the team with an average of .298.
The Giants are 41-37 in road games. San Francisco hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .301 this season, led by Brandon Belt with a mark of .338.
TOP PERFORMERS: Freeman leads the Braves with 119 RBIs and is batting .298. Ozzie Albies is 16-for-44 with three doubles, a triple, two home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 5-5, .249 batting average, 3.93 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs
Giants: 5-5, .246 batting average, 3.41 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs