Arizona vs Atlanta Braves MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Arizona vs Atlanta Braves Prediction 4/5/2024

The Arizona Diamondbacks (4-3) travel to face off against the Atlanta Braves (3-2) on Friday, April 5th. This game will be played at Truist Park in Atlanta and televised on BSSO. Both the Diamondbacks and Braves are looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. First pitch is set for 7:20 ET.

Diamondbacks vs Braves

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The Braves Took The Last Game Of This Series

Arizona is coming off a 6-5 loss to the Yankees in their last game. The Diamondbacks were the home team and were slight underdogs at +101. The game went to extra innings, with the Yankees scoring two runs in the 11th to take the lead. Arizona was able to score one run in the bottom of the 11th but couldn’t get the tying run across.

Starter Merrill Kelly had a quality start, going seven innings and giving up two earned runs. Scott McGough was the losing pitcher, giving up two runs in the 11th. Ketel Marte and Blaze Alexander both hit home runs for the Diamondbacks.

Tommy Henry Gets The Start For The Diamondbacks

Tommy Henry and the Diamondbacks are on the road to face the Braves. In his first start of the season, Henry took the loss, going 4 innings and giving up 5 runs on 6 hits. He did strike out 4 batters, but also gave up a pair of home runs.

Diamondbacks Offense Breakdown

When looking at the Diamondbacks’ player props for today, we see that Joc Pederson has the 5th highest hits projection on the team, but he does have the highest home run projection. In fact, his home run projection is 10th best in the league today. Ketel Marte is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits, and his total hits projection is 18th best in the league. Christian Walker has the top home run projection for the Diamondbacks, and it’s 10th best in the league. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. has the best total hits projection on the team, and Corbin Carroll has the 2nd best home run projection on the team.

The Braves Took The Last Game Of This Series

Chicago took the series opener against Atlanta, winning 3-2. The White Sox were underdogs at home, but they got a quality start from Garrett Crochet, who went seven innings, striking out eight. A.J. Minter took the loss for the Braves.

Marcell Ozuna hit two home runs for the Braves, but the offense was quiet otherwise. The White Sox got a home run from Paul DeJong, who finished 1/2 with a walk.

Spencer Strider Gets The Start For The Braves

Spencer Strider is getting the start for the Braves at home against the Diamondbacks. He started the season with a no-decision on the road against the Phillies, where he went 5 innings and struck out 8, but did give up 3 hits and 2 earned runs.

Braves Offense Breakdown

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Our model is projecting a big day at the plate for Ronald Acuña Jr. of the Braves. Acuña has the highest total hits projection for the Braves and in the entire league today. If you’re looking for a home run pick, our model likes Matt Olson to go deep for the Braves. Olson has the top home run projection on the team and in the league for today’s games. Ozzie Albies is our 2nd best Braves hitter in terms of total hits, and his hits projection is 7th best in the league today.


Diamondbacks vs Braves Prediction


The best bet in this Diamondbacks vs. Braves matchup is to take the over, with the line sitting at 8.5 runs. Our predicted final score is 6-5 in favor of the Braves, giving us plenty of cushion with the over/under line.

Offensively, we have the Braves finishing with 10 strikeouts, which is the sixth most in the league today. As for the Diamondbacks, they are projected to strike out eight times, which is the eighth most in the league.

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