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Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies 09/05/2021 Predictions, MLB Betting Picks and Preview
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies 09/05/2021 – The Atlanta Braves have been slumping in the standings and they hope to stop the bleeding really soon. They will go up against the Colorado Rockies for the fourth straight day and they have only once. The game begins at 3:10 p.m. Eastern Time at the Coors Field in Denver, Colorado and it will be shown live on television through MARQ. The same feed can be seen through the online live stream at MLB.tv. Even if the Colorado Rockies have the home-field advantage, it is seen in the best MLB bets today that the Atlanta Braves are the riskier bet to take.
Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies 09/05/2021
The Atlanta Braves are still one of the best teams in the National League but they have slipped from fourth to sixth with their record at 71-64. They have lost five of the last six matches and hope to avoid getting on another losing streak. Against the Colorado Rockies, they have lost by only one RBI for the last two games. This team tried out seven different pitches the whole game and the one that cost them the most was Ian Anderson who gave up two home runs in three innings. There were five different players who scored for the Braves but their late comeback fell short by just one RBI.
Players to watch: Ozzie Albies 2B (GP 130, AB 517, R 83, H 134, 2B 34, 3B 6, HR 24, RBI 87, TB 252, BB 42, SO 105, SB 17, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.487, OPS 0.804, WAR 2.8), Dansby Swanson SS (GP 134, AB 504, R 70, H 131, 2B 30, 3B 2, HR 26, RBI 79, TB 243, BB 39, SO 132, SB 9, AVG 0.26, OBP 0.315, SLG 0.482, OPS 0.797, WAR 2.2).
The Colorado Rockies are having a mediocre season and they have only won 46% of their games. Their current record is now at 63-73 but they have won three of the last four matches. During their last match against the Atlanta Braves, they were able to break the deadlock at the bottom of the sixth inning and continued the momentum to the next. This game almost went to extra innings but the pitchers held the ground. Charlie Blackmon led the Rockies with two RBIs while there were five other players who had one each. German Marquez finished the game with five strikeouts in five innings.
Players to watch: Ryan McMahon 2B (GP 126, AB 444, R 68, H 113, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 68, TB 198, BB 45, SO 124, SB 4, AVG 0.255, OBP 0.325, SLG 0.446, OPS 0.771, WAR 3.7), Trevor Story SS (GP 119, AB 437, R 71, H 109, 2B 31, 3B 3, HR 18, RBI 62, TB 200, BB 42, SO 116, SB 18, AVG 0.249, OBP 0.327, SLG 0.458, OPS 0.785, WAR 2.6).
Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado’s last 9 games.
Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies Betting Picks
The Colorado Rockies are just one of the worst teams in the league right now and they will certainly wake up the Atlanta Braves with the back-to-back losses. The Rockies are seen in the online sportsbook as the riskier bet still after the wins.
Score Prediction: 6-4, Braves win.