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Atlanta vs Arizona: Monday MLB Online Betting Tips

Atlanta vs Arizona: Monday MLB Online Betting Tips
Justin Upton returns to Arizona as a visiting Brave when Atlanta battles his former team, the Arizona Diamondbacks, on Monday, May 13, 2013, at 9:40 PM ET. Both of these teams are rolling along well as they each have 21 wins on the season. We see this being a close contest but we’ll boldly back the Braves to grab the win in this National League action.

Atlanta Braves: Justin Upton returns to his former home

Upton has been smashing baseballs this season as a member of the Atlanta Braves. He began his career with Arizona, where he made a name for himself. Now, playing with his brother B.J., the Braves are enjoying early season success at the top of the NL East. Mike Minor (4-2 ERA 2.96) takes to the hill for the visiting Braves.

Arizona Diamondbacks: Wade Miley toes the rubber in this desert dual

Miley is off to an excellent start to the season with a 3-1 record and an ERA of 2.93. He dominated the Dodgers his last time out, allowing two runs over 7.2 innings pitched. He will need to be on his game when the Braves come to town tonight. Though he’s struggled with command at times, Miley has rebounded nicely of late.

With the excitement of Justin Upton returning to where his career began, the bookmakers at have the visiting Braves as -1.5 (+158) favorites to win Upton’s homecoming. Despite the Diamondbacks taking two of four from the Phillies, we will back the Braves and the -107 money line tonight in game one of the series.

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