The Atlanta Braves (79-50) will take on the Colorado Rockies (55-74) on Tuesday, August 30 at Truist Park in Atlanta. As they work their way through the final third of the season, both teams will surely be vying for a win in this showdown. Don’t forget to get get your picks in and catch the first pitch at 7:20 PM ET!
For context about Tuesday’s regular season game, let’s take a look at how Atlanta and Colorado have managed against each other this year.
This season, these two ball clubs have fought in four matchups as the Braves have been victorious in each game against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on June 5, 2022, the Colorado Rockies came out on top by a score of 7-8. The Braves scored three runs on seven hits, while the Rockies put up one run on seven hits. We’ll see who comes out on top this time when they meet at Truist Park.
Betting Preview for the Colorado Rockies vs Atlanta Braves MLB Game on August 30 2022
Where: Truist Park in Atlanta, GA
When: Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 7:20 PM ET
Betting on the Colorado Rockies
Record: (55W-74L) | National League West Standing: 5
The last time they played, the Rockies were defeated by the New York Mets 0-1 on Sunday, and we’re eager to see if their result will be the same or if fortunes will change. The overall regular season batting average for the team right now is .262 and specifically Randal Grichuk is riding high with a .281 average. Defensively speaking, the Rockies hold an ERA of 5.08 and a fielding percentage of .982. Check out our evaluation of the odds and place your bets based on the team’s recent performances!
Absences and Injuries
Per the latest inactive report,the Rockies will play without Antonio Senzatela (ACL), Scott Oberg (Arm), Kristopher Bryant (Foot), Lucas Gilbreath (Elbow), Tyler Kinley (Elbow), Helcris Olivarez (Shoulder), Yonathan Daza (Shoulder), and Ryan Rolison (Shoulder).
Betting on the Atlanta Braves
Record: (79W-50L) | National League East Standing: 2
The last time we saw them, the Braves were beaten by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, by a 6-3 margin. Led by their top hitter, Dansby Swanson, who has a batting average of .283, the Braves are currently averaging .253 at the plate so far this season. In terms of defense, the team carries an ERA of 3.55 and a .988 fielding percentage. Before you select your picks, make sure you explore our odds assessment below!
Absences and Injuries
Per the list of injuries and inactive players, the Braves are missing Orlando Arcia (Hamstring), Ozhanio Albies (Foot), Darren O’Day (Calf), Michael Soroka (Achilles), Jackson Stephens (Concussion), Manuel Piña (Wrist), Chadwick Tromp (Quad), Luke Jackson (Elbow), and Adam Duvall (Wrist).
Colorado Rockies vs Atlanta Braves | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: Atlanta Braves (-390) at FanDuel
The Atlanta Braves are considered the favorite in this matchup. The club has been having a productive August so far, coming into this matchup sporting a winning percentage of 65.38% for this month, a record of 17 victories in total. The winning percentage of the Colorado Rockies on the other hand, is less at 37.5% for this month, accounting a total of nine wins.
Over/Under Pick: Under 8.5 Total Runs (-110) at FanDuel
Before you place your bet, keep in mind that the projected over/under for this matchup is under 8.5. This means that the total number of runs for both teams is predicted to be under 8.5.
Runline Pick: Atlanta Braves -1.5 Runs (-164) at FanDuel
With a runline of -1.5, the Atlanta Braves will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.
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