David Peralta and the Arizona Diamondbacks will head east to square off against the Atlanta Braves at SunTrust Park. This NL matchup will get underway at 7:20 p.m. ET and Fox Sports Arizona will be televising the game.
Arizona Diamondbacks at Atlanta Braves Odds
Las Vegas has Atlanta (-140) as the favorite over Arizona (+130). You can play game’s total with current odds posted at -110 for over 8.5 runs and -110 for under 8.5. This game currently has a runline of Diamondbacks +1.5 (-170) and Braves -1.5 (+150).
The Diamondbacks are 7-9 SU and have gone 10-6 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 1.1 units for moneyline gamblers in this young season, despite having gained 3.1 units ATS. The Braves, on the other hand, are 9-6 SU and 8-7 ATS. They’ve gained 2.4 units for moneyline bettors and 2.0 units ATS.
Braves games have a 7-6-2 over/under record so far in 2019. The Diamondbacks have been a decent over bet with a total record of 10-4-2.
Robbie Ray will get the start for Arizona. The southpaw Ray is 0-1 with a 3.52 ERA and 22 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Braves this year and only made one start against them in 2018 (0-0, 3.00 ERA and six strikeouts across six innings).
The Braves will turn to lefty Max Fried (2-0, 0.00 ERA), who has nine strikeouts and three walks as well as a WHIP of 0.66. Fried did not re a start against the Diamondbacks in 2018.
Arizona’s pitching staff allowed 5.9 runs per game and its starters own a 5.18 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 9.76 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 6.20, along with a K-per-9 of 8.22.
The Diamondbacks offense has slashed .271/.327/.483 on its way to 5.4 runs scored per game this year, including 4.7 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (1-4 SU).
Outfielders David Peralta and Adam Jones have led Arizona’s offense. Peralta is slashing .373/.400/.597 with 25 hits, 10 RBIs and 11 runs scored, while Jones is hitting .333 with 21 hits, four homers, eight RBIs and seven runs scored.
For the home team, Atlanta’s pitching staff has allowed 4.5 runs per game overall this season. Its starting pitching staff has an ERA of 4.30, a WHIP of 1.41 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.5. The bullpen has a 4.61 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 9.8 K/9.
The Atlanta hitters have produced 5.5 runs per outing, including 5.7 per game over its last 10 games and 6.0 per game over their last five. The team has hit .293/.369/.529 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that span.
The Braves’ batters have been led by second baseman Ozzie Albies and first baseman Freddie Freeman. Albies is hitting .328/.397/.459 with 20 hits, two RBIs and nine runs scored, and Freeman’s line is .345/.478/.491 with 19 hits, seven RBIs and 14 runs scored.
The Diamondbacks have gained 2.7 units and are 5-3 ATS when facing a lefty starter this season. The over has hit in five of those games, compared to one that’ve gone under against left-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Braves have netted 2.9 units and are 3-2 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in three of those games, as opposed to one which went under the total.
Diamondbacks vs. Braves Free Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Braves, ATS Winner – Diamondbacks, O/U – OVER
- The over has cashed in three of Atlanta’s last seven games.
- Atlanta has posted 24.3 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 26.4 over its last five.
- The Diamondbacks have hit 12 home runs in their last 10 games. The Braves have hit 14 over their last 10.
- The Diamondbacks have an OPS of .810 this season, including an OPS of .869 against left-handed pitchers. The Braves’ OPS stands at .833 overall and .913 against lefties.