Arizona vs Atlanta Braves MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Arizona vs Atlanta Braves Prediction 4/7/2024

The Arizona Diamondbacks (4-5) travel to face off against the Atlanta Braves (5-2) on Sunday, April 7th. This game will be played at Truist Park in Atlanta and televised on BSSE. The Braves are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Diamondbacks are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Diamondbacks. First pitch is set for 1:35 ET.

Diamondbacks vs Braves

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The Braves and Diamondbacks played a high-scoring game in the previous matchup of this series, with Atlanta coming out on top by a score of 9-8. Despite the high run total, both teams had just one home run. Marcell Ozuna had a huge game for the Braves, going 3/5 with four RBIs.

Neither starter had a good outing, as Max Fried gave up seven earned runs in 4 1/3 innings, while Brandon Pfaadt took the loss for Arizona, giving up five earned runs. A.J. Minter got the win out of the bullpen for Atlanta, and Raisel Iglesias picked up the save.

Arizona jumped out to a big lead in the first inning, scoring six runs, but the Braves responded with two runs in the 4th and three in the 5th. The Diamondbacks didn’t score again after the 5th inning.

Ryne Nelson Gets The Start For The Diamondbacks

Ryne Nelson is on the mound for the Diamondbacks today as they take on the Braves. Nelson’s first start of the season was a loss to the Yankees, in which he went 2 2/3 innings and gave up 5 runs on 4 hits and 2 earned runs.

Diamondbacks Offense Breakdown

When looking at the Diamondbacks’ hitting projections, we see that Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits. His total hits projection is 11th best in the league today. Christian Walker has the best odds to hit a home run for the Diamondbacks, as his home run projection is 10th best in the league. Ketel Marte has the 14th best total hits projection in the league today.

Chris Sale Gets The Start For The Braves

Chris Sale and the Atlanta Braves are at home today against the Diamondbacks. Sale started the season with a no-decision against the Phillies, going 5 1/3 innings and striking out 7. He did give up a pair of homers in that outing.

Braves Offense Breakdown

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For the Braves, we have Ronald Acuña Jr. with the highest total hits projection on the team, which is 7th best in the league today. His home run projection is 4th on the team and 10th in the league. Marcell Ozuna has the highest home run projection on the team and 6th best in the league today. Ozzie Albies is 2nd on the team in total hits projection, which is 19th in the league today.


Diamondbacks vs Braves Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Diamondbacks vs. Braves game is to take the over, with the line sitting at 9.5 runs. We have the Braves winning this one by a final score of 6-5, giving us a little bit of wiggle room with the over/under line.

If you’re looking for a money line pick, then you could take the Braves, but the payout isn’t great at -222. Looking at the starting pitchers, Chris Sale is projected to have a solid outing, finishing with seven strikeouts, which is the fifth-best among all starters today.

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