Juan Nicasio vs Alex Wood matchup featured in MLB action
Colorado Rockies vs Atlanta Braves Odds
The visiting Rockies hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Turner Field against the Atlanta Braves.
Alex Wood gets the call for the Atlanta Braves and he will try to build on a 0-1 mark. In the other dugout, Juan Nicasio brings a 6-4 ledger to the game for the Rockies as he tries to quiet the Braves bats.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Braves as -156 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Braves rated this week at No. 7 and the Rockies sitting at No. 10.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rockies rank No. 2 in the National League at 9.1 hits per game. That compares with Atlanta’s No. 9 ranking in that category.
Atlanta owns the National League's No. 3 defense, allowing 3.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Colorado's National League No. 10-rated defense.
In their last action, Colorado was a 9-8 loser on the road against the Braves. Bettors on Atlanta at -136 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (17) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Colorado lost in extra innings against the Braves on Monday as Atlanta edged them 9-8 at Turner Field.
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 2-8
After a loss are 8-2
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Rockies at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Colorado's last 19 games
Atlanta is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Colorado
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
Colorado at Atlanta, Wednesday, July 31