Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates 07/07/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews
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Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates 07/07/2021 – Pittsburgh Pirates are looking for their fourth consecutive victory as they conclude their three-game series against Atlanta Braves. This particular mlb sports betting website has been in favor of the Braves but they failed to get past the Pirates. Atlanta dropped back to the fourth position in the NL East giving up the third spot to the Phillies. Pittsburgh Pirates remain at the bottom of the NL Central Division play with a terrible record. The Pirates are trailing the Cardinals in the fourth by 10 plus games. Both teams will conclude their series from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates 07/07/2021
The Atlanta Braves are now three games behind the .500 mark. Atlanta is ahead of the Marlins as they enter this game riding a two-game losing streak. The Braves gave up two runs and scored one run against the Pirates last night. Tyler Matzek suffered the loss and declined to 0-3 with his personal record. The Braves will turn in Drew Smyly to the mound as their starter in this game. Smyly is holding a 6-3 record on the season with an ERA of 4.42 and 64 Ks in total. Against the Pirates, Smyly has 27 Ks with a 0-1 record.
Players to watch: O. Albies 2B (GP 83, AB 320, R 50, H 84, 2B 23, 3B 5, HR 15, RBI 59, TB 162, BB 29, SO 64, SB 13, AVG 0.263, OBP 0.327, SLG 0.506, OPS 0.833, WAR 2.2), F. Freeman 1B (GP 84, AB 313, R 54, H 84, 2B 13, 3B 0, HR 17, RBI 46, TB 148, BB 52, SO 70, SB 4, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.377, SLG 0.473, OPS 0.85, WAR 1.5).
The Pirates are riding a three-game winning streak but they are way behind opponents in their division. Pittsburgh will need to focus on their defensive unit to make up for their loss. In their series opener, they went deep from the plate and smashed 11 runs to victory. The Pirates have won 32 and dropped a total of 53 games this season. Pittsburgh will turn in Will Crowe will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Crowe is holding a 0-0 record against the Braves and is 1-5 on the season with an ERA of 8.59.
Players to watch: A. Frazier 2B (GP 84, AB 329, R 52, H 107, 2B 24, 3B 4, HR 4, RBI 28, TB 151, BB 33, SO 39, SB 4, AVG 0.325, OBP 0.396, SLG 0.459, OPS 0.855, WAR 2.5), B. Reynolds LF (GP 82, AB 298, R 47, H 91, 2B 21, 3B 0, HR 15, RBI 48, TB 157, BB 40, SO 71, SB 3, AVG 0.305, OBP 0.392, SLG 0.527, OPS 0.919, WAR 3.6).
Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Atlanta’s last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games.
Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
The Braves will hold the key to success with Crowe as their opponent pitcher. Atlanta has Smyly to get some early strikeouts in this game. Back the Braves to win with the mlb best picks in their favor.
Score Prediction: Braves 7, Pirates 3.