Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs 04/18/2021 Predictions, Previews and Spread
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Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs 04/18/2021 – Sunday night MLB is all set to take place with an interesting matchup between Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs. The Braves and Cubs will conclude their three-game series from Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. Atlanta Braves are now at the bottom of the NL East Division play with a 6-9 record on the season. The Braves are trailing the Nationals and they enter this game with a losing record. The Chicago Cubs are still in fourth place in the NL Central Division play. The Cubs are holding a 6-8 record and they look forward to building on their success. The best mlb predictions 2021 is up and running as both teams look forward to winning their three-game series.
Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs 04/18/2021
Atlanta Braves are coming off a humiliating defeat against the Cubs last night. The Braves scored four runs from the plate and gave up a whopping 13 to the Cubs. Ronald Acuna Jr. continues to take the lead for Atlanta with a batting clip of .433, 16 RBIs, and seven home runs. Freddie Freeman has smashed a total of four home runs and nine RBIs for the Braves. Atlanta will deliver Bryse Wilson as their starting pitcher in this game. Wilson is held a 1-0 record last season with an ERA of 4.02 and 15 strikeouts.
Players to watch: R. Acuna Jr. RF (GP 15, AB 60, R 20, H 26, 2B 6, 3B 1, HR 7, RBI 16, TB 55, BB 8, SO 9, SB 3, AVG 0.433, OBP 0.493, SLG 0.917, OPS 1.409, WAR 0), M. Ozuna LF (GP 15, AB 57, R 3, H 12, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 7, TB 15, BB 7, SO 21, SB 0, AVG 0.211, OBP 0.297, SLG 0.263, OPS 0.56, WAR 0).
Chicago Cubs smashed back-to-back home runs in their last game at home that got their fans on their feet. Willson Contreras has taken the lead from the plate with a batting clip of .282 and five home runs. Kris Bryant has smashed 12 hits and four doubles while Javier Baez has recorded a team-high of 11 RBIs. The Cubs will turn in Kyle Hendricks as their starting pitcher in this game. Hendricks is holding a 1-1 record with an ERA of 2.66 and 22 strikeouts in his career against the Atlanta Braves.
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 Braves have experienced struggle in scoring and their pitching squad is failing to control opponents. The top baseball oddsmaker is intact for the Cubs to win this game and cover the spread. Back Chicago to get a decent start and settle for a neat victory.
Score Prediction: Cubs 5, Braves 3.