Colorado Rockies at Atlanta Braves - 9/1/22 MLB Picks and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (80-51) vs Colorado Rockies (56-75)
Game Info: Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 7:20 pm (Truist Park)
Spencer Strider (8-3) (3.04) vs Chad Kuhl (6-7) (5.33)
Betting Odds: Atlanta Braves -405 / Colorado Rockies +320 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Colorado Rockies and Atlanta Braves meet Thursday in MLB action at Truist Park. The Colorado Rockies need a win after losing 5 of their last 7 games. The Atlanta Braves look for a win after winning 15 of their last 20 games.
The Colorado Rockies have scored 6 runs in their last 3 games and 3 or fewer runs in 4 straight games. The Rockies have lost 6 of their last 8 games when scoring 3 or fewer runs. CJ Cron leads the Rockies with 131 hits and 86 RBI, while Brendan Rodgers and Jose Iglesias have combined for 255 hits and 107 RBI. Chad Kuhl gets the ball, and he is 6-7 with a 5.17 ERA and 80 strikeouts this season. Kuhl is 1-0 with a 1.59 ERA and 15 strikeouts in his career against the Braves.
The Atlanta Braves have scored 8 runs in their last 3 games and 3 or fewer runs in 4 of their last 8 games. The Braves have won 4 of their last 6 games when scoring 3 or fewer runs. Dansby Swanson leads the Braves with 147 hits and 77 RBI, while Austin Riley and Matt Olson have combined for 272 hits and 172 RBI. Spencer Strider gets the ball, and he is 8-4 with a 2.87 ERA and 158 strikeouts this season. This will be Strider’s second career game against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 16-41 in their last 57 road games and 0-4 in their last 4 during game 3 of a series. The Braves are 36-17 in their last 53 home games and 56-24 in their last 80 overall. The under is 4-1 in Rockies last 5 overall. The over is 4-1 in Braves last 5 overall. The Rockies are 16-5 in the last 21 meetings in Atlanta and 1-4 in the last 5 meetings.
Chad Kuhl has been terrible this season and even worse on the road, where he has a 6.02 ERA and .286 allowed batting average. Spencer Strider has been impressive this season with a 2.87 ERA, and he has a 2.54 ERA at home this season. There's a reason this line is what it is. You don't get these prices often regardless of matchup. Give me the Braves and the RL for max betting value.
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Randy’s Pick Atlanta Braves -1.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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