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Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves 04/26/2021 MLB Tips, Baseball Forecast and Betting Analysis
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Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves 04/26/2021 – Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves look forward to opening their first game of a four-game series from Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The Cubs enter this game holding fourth place in the NL Central Division play. Chicago Cubs are behind the Pirates and are ahead of the Reds. Atlanta Braves are sitting at the fourth spot in the NL East Division play as they continue to trail the Marlins. The Braves are ahead of the Nationals and the best mlb betting picks today are up with the odds and trends for this entertaining game.
Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves 04/26/2021
The Chicago Cubs won 10 games and dropped 11 this season and they are behind the .500 mark. Chicago Cubs were defeated in their three-game series against Atlanta Braves with a final record of 1-2. Kris Bryant is the leader in batting with an average of .309 and 21 hits. Javier Baez is the home run leader with six and RBI leader with 17. The Cubs have smashed a total of 28 home runs in the first 20 games played. Zach Davies will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Davies is holding an ERA of 8.80 with a 1-2 record on the season.
Players to watch: J. Baez SS (GP 20, AB 77, R 12, H 18, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 17, TB 38, BB 1, SO 35, SB 5, AVG 0.234, OBP 0.272, SLG 0.494, OPS 0.765, WAR 0), K. Bryant 3B )GP 20, AB 72, R 15, H 21, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 12, TB 43, BB 9, SO 19, SB 0, AVG 0.292, OBP 0.373, SLG 0.597, OPS 0.971, WAR 0).
The Braves will enter this game holding a 9-12 record on the season. Atlanta Braves are holding the same record as the Marlins, but they are struggling to get those runs from the plate. In their last series, the Braves lost against the Diamondbacks with a final record of 1-2. Ronal Acuna Jr is the leader in batting with an average of .394. Acuna is also the leader in home runs with seven, RBIs with 16, and an on-base percentage of .461. The Braves will turn in Charlie Morton to the mound as their starter in this game. Morton is holding a 1-1 record on the season with an ERA of 3.91.
Players to watch: M. Ozuna LF (GP 21, AB 76, R 6, H 14, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 10, TB 17, BB 12, SO 26, SB 0, AVG 0.184, OBP 0.303, SLG 0.224, OPS 0.527, WAR 0), D. Swanson SS (GP 21, AB 75, R 3, H 13, 2B 4, 3B 1, HR 1, RBI 5, TB 22, BB 6, SO 26, SB 0, AVG 0.173, OBP 0.253, SLG 0.293, OPS 0.546, WAR 0).
Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Atlanta’s last 18 games.
Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
Both teams are struggling to make ends meet with their poor overall performance. However, the Braves hold the key to success with their starting pitcher in this game. Back the Braves to secure an easy victory with the best baseball oddsmaker in their favor.
Score Prediction: Braves 7, Cubs 3.