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The Colorado Rockies and the Atlanta Braves will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Turner Field.
The Rockies will give the ball to starter Chad Bettis in this one. Righthander Bettis is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.
Starting this game for the Braves will be Julio Teheran. The righthander has a 3.07 ERA to go along with a 7-5 record this season.
In their last action, Colorado was a 9-0 loser on the road against the Braves. Bettors on Atlanta at -161 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Colorado has lost 3 straight games.
Atlanta has won 6 straight games.
Colorado: 51-58 SU
Atlanta: 63-45 SU
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Colorado
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
Colorado at Pittsburgh, Friday, August 2
Atlanta at Philadelphia, Friday, August 2