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Moneyline Favors Colorado Rockies in MLB Battle with Atlanta Braves

The Colorado Rockies look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Atlanta Braves arrive at Coors Field on Thursday.

For the Colorado Rockies, Jeff Hoffman gets the ball, charged with keeping the Atlanta Braves hitters off the base paths. He'll face Lucas Sims, 0-3 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Colorado Rockies as -205 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 12 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.8-3.0 win for the Rockies on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Colorado (67-53) will face the 53-65 Braves in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Atlanta injuries news.

The Colorado Rockies sit at No. 19 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Atlanta Braves sit at No. 29 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Colorado has baseball's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 9.43 hits per game. The Atlanta Braves average 8.91 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the No. 21-rated road mark, allowing 5.05 runs per game on the highway. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta was routed on Wednesday at Coors Field, having a 17-2 loss put on them by the Colorado Rockies in baseball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Atlanta is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Colorado is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
  • Colorado is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta home to Cincinnati, Friday, August 18th
Colorado home to Milwaukee, Friday, August 18th