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Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies Odds
The Colorado Rockies will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Atlanta Braves invade Coors Field on Tuesday.
Colorado hands the ball to starter Jeff Francis in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-1 mark on the year. Atlanta counters with Mike Minor, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rockies bats at the same time.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 3-rated Rockies and the league No. 14-ranked Braves, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Colorado has the National League's No. 2-rated offensive output, at 9.7 hits per game. The Braves average 8 hits per game, good for No. 10 on the National League list.
Colorado owns the National League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 1-rated defense.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Braves at Rockies trends to consider:
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Colorado
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Colorado is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
Colorado is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Atlanta at Colorado, Tuesday, April 23