Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs 04/16/2021 Analysis, Results and Odds
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Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs 04/16/2021 – On Friday, Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois will play host to Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs as they open their three-game series. The Braves enter this game holding the fourth spot in the NL East Division play. Atlanta is trailing the Marlins and they look forward to continuing their success. Chicago Cubs, on the other hand, is holding the fourth spot in the NL Central Division. The Cubs are trailing the Cardinals and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. The best mlb betting websites are up with all the picks and predictions of this entertaining game.
Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs 04/16/2021
The Atlanta Braves are holding a 5-8 record on the season after their last success against the Marlins. Atlanta scored seven runs from the plate and gave up six in return. However, the Marlins won the series with a 3-1 record. Atlanta is struggling to score while their pitching squad is equally surrendering extra runs to opponents. Taking the mound as their starter in this game is Drew Smyly. The talented pitcher is holding an ERA of 5.73 with 11 Ks, three home runs, and one walk in a span of 11 innings pitched.
Players to watch: R. Acuna Jr. RF (GP 13, AB 52, R 17, H 23, 2B 6, 3B 1, HR 7, RBI 14, TB 52, BB 6, SO 9, SB 3, AVG 0.442, OBP 0.492, SLG 1, OPS 1.492, WAR 0, D. Swanson SS (GP 13, AB 49, R 2, H 10, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 4, TB 17, BB 2, SO 17, SB 0, AVG 0.204, OBP 0.25, SLG 0.347, OPS 0.597, WAR 0).
Chicago Cubs lost their three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers with a 1-2 record. In their last game, Chicago gave up seven runs and was restricted to nothing in return. The Cubs have scored a total of six runs in their last three games. Jake Arrieta suffered the loss after giving up three earned with four this in five innings. Zach Davies will be delivered as their starter against the Braves. Davies is holding an ERA of 11.05 with one home run, six walks, and seven strikeouts in a span of seven-plus innings.
Players to watch: J. Baez SS (GP 12, AB 45, R 4, H 9, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 8, TB 19, BB 1, SO 21, SB 3, AVG 0.2, OBP 0.234, SLG 0.422, OPS 0.656, WAR 0.4)., A. Rizzo 1B (GP 12, AB 41, R 3, H 7, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 2, TB 12, BB 6, SO 7, SB 2, AVG 0.171, OBP 0.271, SLG 0.293, OPS 0.564, WAR 0).
Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta’s last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs’ last 11 games.
Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks
The Cubs have a better shot in this game with their strong pitching unit. With a little support from the plate, Chicago will get past the Braves with ease. Atlanta is struggling to score in big numbers. The top baseball picks and predictions are in favor of the Cubs to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Cubs 3, Braves 2.