Atlanta Braves vs Texas Rangers 04/29/2022 – The Atlanta Braves will be meeting the Texas Rangers in the opener of a three-game series between the two on Friday night at Globe Life Park. The Atlanta Braves are in the fourth position of the NL East, dominated by the Mets, with a record of 9-11. The Texas Rangers are not doing too well and are placed last in the AL West with a record of 6-13. The Rangers are seeking a win after losing to Houston in their last matchup. However, MLB best bets are expecting the Atlanta Braves to win in this game.
Atlanta Braves vs Texas Rangers 04/29/2022
|When:||Friday, April 29, 8:05 PM ET|
|Where:||Globe Life Field, Arlington, Texas|
The Atlanta Braves are coming into this game after winning 5-1 over the Chicago Cubs in their last outing. The Atlanta offense is led by Matt Olson who has posted 23 hits so far, which is the highest in the team. Olson has a batting average of .315 and also has the highest number of doubles in the team with 9 to his name. Against the Texas Rangers, the Atlanta Braves are expected to send Ian Anderson to the mound. Anderson is now 1-1 with a 5.40 ERA for this baseball season.
Players to watch: O. Albies 2B (GP 19, AB 75, R 10, H 18, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 11, TB 40, BB 7, SO 17, SB 1, AVG 0.24, OBP 0.314, SLG 0.533, OPS 0.847, WAR 0.8), M. Ozuna LF (GP 19, AB 74, R 7, H 19, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 10, TB 36, BB 3, SO 13, SB 0, AVG 0.257, OBP 0.291, SLG 0.486, OPS 0.778, WAR 0).
The Texas Rangers are on a three game losing streak. In their last matchup, the Rangers faced the Houston Astros and lost 3-2. The Texas offense is led by Nate Lowe who has posted 25 hits so far. Lowe has a batting average of .342 and has 4 doubles to his name. Adolis Garcia is leading the team in home-runs with 3, along with 12 ribbies. Against the Atlanta Braves, the Texas Rangers will be sending Garrett Richards to the mound. Richards is 0-0 with a 2.25 ERA in this season.
Players to watch: M. Semien 2B (GP 18, AB 72, R 9, H 12, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 6, TB 16, BB 7, SO 16, SB 2, AVG 0.167, OBP 0.235, SLG 0.222, OPS 0.457, WAR -0.1), N. Lowe 1B (GP 18, AB 70, R 6, H 24, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 9, TB 31, BB 5, SO 14, SB 0, AVG 0.343, OBP 0.387, SLG 0.443, OPS 0.83, WAR 0.7).
Atlanta Braves vs Texas Rangers Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Atlanta’s last 12 games.
Atlanta are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Texas.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 games on the road.
Atlanta are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Atlanta’s last 11 games against an opponent in the American League.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas’ last 6 games.
Rangers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Texas are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Texas are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas’ last 5 games played in April.
Atlanta Braves vs Texas Rangers Betting Picks
The Texas Rangers may have the home advantage in this game but are playing very poorly, as seen in the game against the Astros. The Atlanta Braves have a much better shot at winning this game and are predicted to do so as per the latest MLB betting trends.
Score Prediction: Braves 4, Rangers 2.