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Baseball odds preview - Atlanta vs. Colorado

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April 22, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Coors Field on Monday as host Colorado battles the Atlanta Braves in baseball odds action.

Mike Minor, with a record of 2-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Braves, while the Rockies trot Jeff Francis to the mound in this one. He is 1-1 so far in 2013.

View Atlanta vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors were 105 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 10 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 3-ranked Rockies and the National League No. 14-rated Braves in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Braves rank No. 10 in the National League at 8 hits per game. That compares with Colorado’s No. 1 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Atlanta features the National League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 2.4 runs per game. Colorado, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the National League at home, scoring 6.6 runs per game.

The Braves were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +150 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. Atlanta looks to rebound from a loss to the Pirates, who beat them 4-2 on Sunday behind a start from Jonathan Sanchez at PNC Park.

The Rockies were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at +107 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for UNDER bettors. Colorado suffered a 5-4 loss against Arizona on Sunday, as Juan Nicasio wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Coors Field.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
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

Next up:
Atlanta at Colorado, Tuesday, April 23