Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates 07/05/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions
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Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates 07/05/2021 – Atlanta Braves will look forward to continuing their success as they open a three-game series against a weak Pittsburgh squad. The Braves have pushed their way through once again as they progressed to the second spot in the NL East. Atlanta is now ahead of the Nationals and is trailing the Mets by just a couple of games. The best baseball betting odds have not been much in favor of the Pirates with their weak overall performance. Pittsburgh holds one of the worst records as they remain at the bottom of the NL Central Division play. The Pirates are 11 games behind the Cardinals in the fourth.
Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates 07/05/2021
The Atlanta Braves are one game behind the .500 mark with a 41-42 record on the season. Atlanta defeated the Marlins in their last game with a final score of 8-7. Out of the last 10 games, the Braves have won six and are four games behind the Mets. Max Fried will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Fried is holding a 5-4 record on the season with an ERA of 4.16. Fried gave up two runs in five innings in his last success against New York. The Braves have an easy opportunity to continue their success.
Players to watch: O. Albies 2B (GP 81, AB 313, R 50, H 83, 2B 23, 3B 5, HR 15, RBI 59, TB 161, BB 28, SO 61, SB 13, AVG 0.265, OBP 0.329, SLG 0.514, OPS 0.843, WAR 2.3),
The Pirates seem to be a lost cause with their poor overall performance. Pittsburgh won 30 games and dropped 53 in total. The Pirates defeated the Brewers in their last game with a final score of 2-0. The Pirates are now seven games behind the .500 mark at home. Chase De Jong will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. De Jong is holding a 0-3 record on the season with an ERA of 5.65. In a span of 18 plus innings, De Jong has given up a dozen runs. The Pirates will need to start from scratch if they want to make it to the postseason.
Players to watch: A. Frazier 2B (GP 82, AB 321, R 50, H 103, 2B 24, 3B 4, HR 4, RBI 28, TB 147, BB 31, SO 38, SB 4, AVG 0.321, OBP 0.39, SLG 0.458, OPS 0.848, WAR 2.4),
Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta’s last 10 games.
Pittsburgh is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
The Braves are holding the 10th rank in OPS and 12th in runs scored. Whereas, the Pirates are holding the 30th rank in OPS and runs scored. This MLB betting site clearly supports the Braves to win this game.
Score Prediction: Braves 7, Pirates 5.