Cincinnati Reds vs Atlanta Braves 09/30/2020 Results, Analysis and Forecast
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Cincinnati Reds vs Atlanta Braves 09/30/2020 – The MLB Wild Card round has already taken its course with four games last night. The second day is about all the 16 teams taking to the field. Cincinnati Reds will open their first game of a three-game series against the Atlanta Braves from Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The Reds managed to make it to the Wild Card round after securing the third spot in the NL Central division. As for Atlanta, they have clinched the NL East division and they are all set to cause some damage this postseason. The best sportsbook is up with their picks and predictions of this entertaining game.
Cincinnati Reds vs Atlanta Braves 09/30/2020
Cincinnati Reds did well in the regular season to get past the .500 mark. The Reds completed their season with a 31-29 record while they trailed the Cardinals by just one game. Cincinnati did better than the Brewers with their overall record and they are playing against a top opponent from the NL East division. Cincinnati has been impressive with their pitching unit as they managed to hold an ERA of 3.84. The Reds have allowed opponents to touch a batting clip of .215. From the plate, they smashed 243 with 90 home runs in the regular season. Trevor Bauer will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Bauer held a 5-4 record on the season with an ERA of 1.73.
Players to watch: N. Castellanos RF (GP 60 AB 218 R 37 H 49 2B 11 3B 2 HR 14 RBI 34 TB 106 BB 19 SO 69 SB 0 AVG 0.225 OBP 0.298 SLG 0.486 OPS 0.784 WAR 0), E. Suarez 3B (GP 57 AB 198 R 29 H 40 2B 8 3B 0 HR 15 RBI 38 TB 93 BB 30 SO 67 SB 2 AVG 0.202 OBP 0.312 SLG 0.47 OPS 0.781 WAR 0).
The Atlanta Braves completed their regular season with an impressive 35-25 record. The Braves dominated most of the teams in the NL East and they seem to be keen on making it past the Wild Card round. Atlanta holds a 19-11 home record and they will take advantage of this situation. The Braves smashed 348 runs with 103 home runs and 556 hits. As a whole team, they hold a batting clip of .268. When it comes to pitching, the Braves are holding an ERA of 4.41 while allowing opponents to hit at .247. Max Fried will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher. The talented player holds an impressive 7-0 record with an ERA of 2.25.
Players to watch: D. Swanson SS (GP 60 AB 237 R 49 H 65 2B 15 3B 0 HR 10 RBI 35 TB 110 BB 22 SO 71 SB 5 AVG 0.274 OBP 0.345 SLG 0.464 OPS 0.809 WAR 0), M. Ozuna LF (GP 60 AB 228 R 38 H 77 2B 14 3B 0 HR 18 RBI 56 TB 145 BB 38 SO 60 SB 0 AVG 0.338 OBP 0.431 SLG 0.636 OPS 1.067 WAR 0).
Cincinnati Reds vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
Cincinnati is 11-3 SU in their last 14 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 games.
Cincinnati Reds vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
Despite Atlanta playing this game at home, the baseball betting odds are in favor of Cincinnati Reds to win. The Reds will not waste this chance as they have never entered the playoffs since 2015. Back Cincinnati to do their best and win this game.
Score Prediction: Cincinnati Reds 6, Atlanta Braves 4.