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Braves bring 1-0 series advantage over Rays into game 2

Tampa Bay Rays (33-37, fifth in the AL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (37-30, second in the NL East)

Atlanta; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Ryan Pepiot (4-3, 4.17 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 68 strikeouts); Braves: Charlie Morton (3-3, 4.12 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 68 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Braves -159, Rays +135; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Atlanta Braves host the Tampa Bay Rays with a 1-0 series lead.

Atlanta has a 20-12 record at home and a 37-30 record overall. The Braves have gone 20-7 in games when they did not give up a home run.