Atlanta Tops Colorado 1-0 - Recap
Atlanta's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Colorado scoreless in a 1-0 victory on Thursday at Turner Field.
Atlanta was favored by -220 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Atlanta got 7 innings from Tim Hudson, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 0 RBIs from Michael Bourn in the win.
Colorado got a 3 1/3-inning outing from Jhoulys Chacin in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Charlie Blackmon had 4 hits in the loss for the Rockies.
The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Colorado will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.