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Braves vs Rockies Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Aug 31, 2022Last updated: Aug 31, 2022

In the second game of this double header, the Braves (79-50) will once again take on the Rockies (55-74) at Truist Park in Atlanta on Wednesday, August 31. As we move through the home stretch of the regular season, each of these teams will of course be searching for a win. Be sure to catch first pitch at 7:20 p.m. ET!

This season, the teams have competed in five contests and the Braves have claimed victory against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on Tuesday, the score was 2-3 in favor of the Braves. The Braves had two runs to the Rockies three runs. We’ll see what plays out when it all goes down at Truist Park.

Braves vs Rockies Prediction

The bookmakers think this should be a win for the Braves. FanDuel has them at odds of -320 for victory, while Colorado are +260. The predicted number of total runs is 8.5.

The last time these two teams met, the Braves outplayed the Rockies on Tuesday, by a 2-3 margin. Led by their top hitter, Michael Riley, who has a batting average of .283, the team is currently batting .252 so far this season. In terms of defense, the team holds an ERA of 3.54 and a .987 fielding percentage.

The last time they played, the Rockies were defeated by the Braves on Tuesday by a 2-3 margin. Led by their top hitter, Randal Grichuk, who has a batting average of .282, the team is currently batting .262 on the season. In terms of defense, the team carries an ERA of 5.06 and a .982 fielding percentage. Don’t forget to consult our odds analysis and make your picks based on the teams’ recent performances!

Heading into this game, the Braves are without Orlando Arcia (Hamstring), Ozhanio Albies (Foot), Darren O’Day (Calf), Michael Soroka (Achilles), Jackson Stephens (Concussion), Manuel Piña (Wrist), Chadwick Tromp (Quad), Luke Jackson (Elbow) and Adam Duvall (Wrist). Meanwhile, the Rockies are missing Antonio Senzatela (ACL), Scott Oberg (Arm), Kristopher Bryant (Foot), Lucas Gilbreath (Elbow), Tyler Kinley (Elbow), Helcris Olivarez (Shoulder), Yonathan Daza (Shoulder) and Ryan Rolison (Shoulder).

Moneyline Pick: Braves (-320) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite per oddsmakers. In their previous confrontation against these opponents, the Braves got the W 2-3.

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Braves vs Rockies Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Atlanta (-320), Colorado (+260) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: Atlanta -1.5 (-146), Colorado 1.5 (+122) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 8.5 Runs (-110), Over 8.5 Runs (-110) at FanDuel

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Braves vs Rockies Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Braves 0.8%, Rockies 0.18%
  • Win % as underdog: Braves 0.11%, Rockies 0.48%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Atlanta 6-4, Colorado 5-5

Runline Pick: Braves -1.5 Runs (-146) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Braves will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 8.5 Total Runs (-110) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Braves have averaged 5.8 runs per game over their last 10 matches. By comparison, the Rockies have recorded 5.8 runs during the same period of time.

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