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Colorado Rockies Starter Tyler Anderson Out to Silence Atlanta Braves Bats in MLB Contest

The Colorado Rockies will look to improve on a 45-51 record when they take on the Atlanta Braves, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

Tyler Anderson will take the mound for the Colorado Rockies, and he'll carry a 2-3 record into the contest. Matt Wisler gets the ball for the Atlanta Braves; he's 4-9 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Colorado Rockies in this matchup found them as -169 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 11.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.9-4.4 result in favor of the Braves. 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

The Colorado Rockies sport a record of 45-51 heading into this matchup, while the Atlanta Braves sit at 33-64 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Atlanta injuries news.

This game puts the Colorado Rockies, most recently No. 22 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Atlanta Braves, who rate a No. 27 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Colorado Rockies No. 4-ranked scoring average of 5.11 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves offense rated No. 30 and scoring 3.39 runs per game. The Rockies have averaged 9.28 hits per game to date this season, more than the Braves hitters have managed (8.1 per nine innings).

Colorado owns the No. 29 defense, allowing 5.11 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's No. 23-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Rockies on Friday, with J Teheran throwing 4 innings of 3-hit ball at Coors Field.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games
  • Atlanta is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games
  • Colorado is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
  • Colorado is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Atlanta

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Colorado, Sunday, July 24th