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Atlanta Braves Starter Sean Newcomb Out to Silence Colorado Rockies Bats in MLB Contest

The Atlanta Braves host Colorado on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 57-69 mark against the 69-59 Rockies in MLB betting odds action at SunTrust Park.

Colorado puts its faith in starter Kyle Freeland to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 11-8. Getting the ball for the Atlanta Braves is Sean Newcomb, who owns a 2-7 record on the season with a 4.13 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Atlanta Braves in this matchup found them as -120 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 9 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.7-3.8 win for the Rockies on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs Atlanta Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Atlanta Braves sport a record of 57-69 heading into this matchup, while the Colorado Rockies sit at 69-59 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Colorado injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Atlanta Braves rated this week at No. 25 and the Colorado Rockies sitting at No. 14.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Atlanta Braves and its No. 19-rated batting order, averaging 4.6 runs per nine innings, against the No. 4 line up of the Colorado Rockies at 5.15 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Atlanta has the No. 27-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the No. 16 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rockies were saddled with a loss last time out in C Bettis's start, as they lost 5-2 against Atlanta on Friday at SunTrust Park.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 7-16 ATS in its last 23 games
  • Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games
  • Colorado is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Atlanta is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Atlanta, Sunday, August 27th