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Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves 08/05/2020 MLB Spread, Game Analysis and Baseball Betting
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves 08/05/2020 – Atlanta Braves will remain at home to play against the Blue Jays in their second game of a three-game series from Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The Braves progressed to 8-4 on the season as they remain at the second spot in the NL East division. The Toronto Blue Jays declined to a 3-5 record after they dropped yesterday’s game against the Braves. The mlb betting picks have been in favor of the Braves this season more than last year. Toronto has some impressive talent with their young core players, but they need to work on getting those extra runs from the plate.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves 08/05/2020
Toronto Blue Jays
The Toronto Blue Jays have talented hitters and some decent pitchers, but they seem to be surrendering too much to opponents. Last night, Toronto experienced a disaster when they scored just one run from the plate and surrendered 10 to the Braves. As a whole team, the Blue Jays had just five hits while Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was the lone scorer for his team when he went two for three. Matt Shoemaker struggled on the mound when he gave up six runs with three home runs in a span of just four-plus innings. Toronto is turning towards Hyun Jin Ryu as their starting pitcher in this game. Ryu is holding a 14-5 record from last season with an ERA of 2.32.
Players to watch: C. Biggio 2B (GP8, AB33, R4, H6, 2B0, 3B0, HR2, RBI4, TB12, BB3, SO8, SB1, AVG0.182, OBP0.25, SLG0.364, OPS0.614, WAR0), T. Hernandez LF (GP8, AB32, R6, H10, 2B2, 3B0, HR4, RBI6, TB24, BB2, SO10, SB2, AVG0.313, OBP0.343, SLG0.75, OPS1.093, WAR0).
Atlanta Braves are slowly emerging to be a threat to opponents with their performance. The Braves showed some impressive skills at the plate last night when they went all out to thrash the Blue Jays. One run, two RBIs and two hits came off the plate from Dansby Swanson. Two runs were contributed by Ronald Acuna when he went two for three. Starting pitcher Max Fried surrendered just one run and four hits in a span of six innings. Atlanta is all set to turn in Sean Newcomb as their starting pitcher in this game. Newcomb had a 6-3 record last season with 65 strikeouts and an ERA of 3.16.
Players to watch: R. Acuna Jr. CF (GP12, AB48, R9, H12, 2B5, 3B0, HR1, RBI4, TB20, BB7, SO20, SB1, AVG0.25, OBP0.357, SLG0.417, OPS0.774, WAR0), D. Swanson SS (GP12, AB47, R10, H16, 2B4, 3B0, HR2, RBI13, TB26, BB1, SO18, SB3, AVG0.34, OBP0.367, SLG0.553, OPS0.921, WAR0).
Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
Toronto Blue Jays
Toronto is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
Atlanta Braves have Newcomb on the mound as their starter and their powerful hitting unit to back their cause. The mlb betting odds are clearly in favor of the Braves to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Atlanta Braves 8, Toronto Blue Jays 5.