Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies 09/02/2021 Analysis, Odds and Betting Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies 09/02/2021 – Coors Field in Denver, Colorado will play host to the Atlanta Braves and Colorado Rockies as they enter their opening game of a four-game series. Atlanta Braves are coming off sweep after struggling to make it past the Dodgers. The Braves remain at the top of the NL East Division despite their three-game losing streak. The Colorado Rockies are at the fourth spot in the NL West Division and their Wild Card dream is long gone after their tough competition. The baseball betting analytics favor the Braves to take out the Rockies here in this opening game.
Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies 09/02/2021
The Atlanta Braves were no match for the Dodgers as they lost their series putting the Dodgers at the top of the NL West. Atlanta’s defeat made the Dodger hold the best record in the majors. The Braves remain at the top of the NL East with a 70-62 record and are just two games ahead of the Phillies. The Braves will need to make up for their loss if they want to clinch the division title. Touki Toussaint will be sent to the mound here as their starter in this game. Toussaint is holding a 3-2 record on the season with an ERA of 3.60.
Players to watch: Ozzie Albies 2B (GP 129, AB 513, R 82, H 133, 2B 34, 3B 6, HR 23, RBI 86, TB 248, BB 42, SO 105, SB 17, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.317, SLG 0.483, OPS 0.8, WAR 2.8), Dansby Swanson SS (GP 131, AB 494, R 69, H 130, 2B 30, 3B 2, HR 25, RBI 77, TB 239, BB 39, SO 130, SB 9, AVG 0.263, OBP 0.32, SLG 0.484, OPS 0.804, WAR 2.3).
The Rockies won a total of 61 games and dropped 72 in return. Colorado is 10-plus games behind the Padres in the NL West. The Rockies lost against the Rangers in their last series with a 2-1 record. Colorado won their last game with a 9-5 final score. Chi Chi Gonzalez will take the mound here as their starter in this game. Gonzalez is holding a 3-6 record on the season with an ERA of 6.08 and 54 Ks in total. Gonzalez will make his first career appearance against the Braves.
Players to watch: Ryan McMahon 2B (GP 123, AB 434, R 68, H 111, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 67, TB 196, BB 43, SO 123, SB 4, AVG 0.256, OBP 0.324, SLG 0.452, OPS 0.776, WAR 3.6), Trevor Story SS (GP 116, AB 425, R 69, H 105, 2B 30, 3B 3, HR 18, RBI 61, TB 195, BB 41, SO 113, SB 17, AVG 0.247, OBP 0.326, SLG 0.459, OPS 0.785, WAR 2.4).
Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado’s last 6 games.
Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies Betting Picks
The MLB betting tips are against the Rockies with Gonzalez against the Braves for the first time. On the other hand, the Braves have better batting and pitching units. Take the Braves to win and cover with ease.
Score Prediction: Braves 7, Rockies 3.