Atlanta Braves vs Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Braves vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction 7/10/2024

The Atlanta Braves (51-39) travel to face off against the Arizona Diamondbacks (45-47) on Wednesday, July 10th. This game will be played at Chase Field in Phoenix and televised on BSSO. 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 Braves. First pitch is set for 8:40 CT.

Braves vs. Diamondbacks Betting Prediction

  • Money Line Prediction: Diamondbacks (+114)
  • Over/Under Prediction: Over 9 Runs
  • In their last 15 games, the Diamondbacks have scored 5 or more runs in 10 games, showing strong offensive performance.
  • The Diamondbacks have won 5 of their last 7 home games, indicating a recent home-field advantage.
  • Arizona has a 6-4 record in their last 10 games, demonstrating consistent recent form.
  • In their last 3 home games against the Braves, the Diamondbacks have scored an average of 3.67 runs per game, compared to the Braves’ 3.67 runs per game, showing competitive performance.
  • The Diamondbacks have a higher home win percentage (22-23) compared to the Braves’ away win percentage (22-22), suggesting a slight edge at home.

Braves vs Diamondbacks

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The most recent game o of this Braves vs Diamondbacks series took place on the road, with the Braves picking up a 6-2 win. Heading into the game, the Braves were favored at -118 on the money line.

Chris Sale got the start for the Braves, going just 5 1/3 innings but giving up just two hits and two earned runs. He finished the game with nine strikeouts but issued three walks. Zac Gallen struggled on the mound for the Diamondbacks, giving up four earned runs in 5 1/3 innings of work.

Atlanta’s offense was led by Adam Duvall, Marcell Ozuna, and Jarred Kelenic, as each player had two hits and combined for five RBIs. Duvall also hit the game’s only home run.

Atlanta’s overall series record is 17-11-2, and they have won four straight games, including the first two games of this series against the Diamondbacks. They are 2nd in the NL East, 7.5 games behind the Phillies, with a 51-39 record.

On the run line, the Braves are 43-47 overall, and their games have averaged 8.0 runs per game this season. When the over/under line has been set at 9 runs, their O/U record is 7-12-3. Heading into today’s game, the Braves are 22-22 on the road and 29-17 at home.

Charlie Morton Gets The Start For The Braves

Charlie Morton gets the start for the Braves today as he faces the Diamondbacks on the road. He has made 16 starts this season and has a record of 5-5 with a 3.96 ERA. Looking at his overall numbers, Morton has a WHIP of 1.25 and opponents are batting .225 this season. In his last outing, Morton took the loss, going 5 1/3 innings and giving up three earned runs. Before that, he had won two straight starts. Morton has a total of seven quality starts this year and is averaging 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings.

Braves Offense Breakdown

Marcell Ozuna has been the Braves’ top hitter this season, batting .293 with 23 homers and 73 RBIs. His 73 RBIs are 3rd in the league. Ozuna has also been a tough out this season, posting an OBP of .373. Matt Olson is 2nd on the team with 13 homers but is batting just .239 so far this season.

Over his last eight games, Austin Riley has gone 8/29 with three homers and seven RBIs. This has helped him move into a tie with Adam Duvall, Matt Olson, and Ronald Acuna Jr. for the team’s longest active hitting streak at three games.

Arizona is 45-47 overall and trails the Dodgers by 10 games in the NL West. The Diamondbacks have dropped two straight games and are losing the series vs. the Braves 0-2. Their series record this year is 13-13-3.

On the run line, Arizona has a 20-25 record at home and 26-21 on the road. Their overall run line record is 46-46. The Diamondbacks’ combined run average this season is 9.8, and their over/under record is 48-41. When the O/U line is set at 9 runs, their record is 10-10-2.

Slade Cecconi Gets The Start For The Diamondbacks

Right-hander Slade Cecconi is getting the start for the Diamondbacks today as he faces the Braves at home. He has made 12 starts this season and has a record of 2-6 with a 6.10 ERA. Opponents are batting .273 off Cecconi this season, and he has a WHIP of 1.31. In his 12 starts, he has turned in three quality starts and is averaging 7.26 strikeouts per nine innings. One issue for Cecconi has been the long ball, as he has given up 12 homers this year. Most recently, he finished with a no-decision against the Padres, giving up five earned runs in 4 2/3 innings of work.

Diamondbacks Offense Breakdown

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Arizona’s offense has been one of the better units in the league this season, averaging 4.9 runs per game, which is 7th in the MLB. They have been even better on the road, averaging 5 runs per contest. As a team, the Diamondbacks are batting .253, which is the 6th best mark in the league, and they are also 7th in on-base percentage. Arizona’s offense has also been good at avoiding strikeouts, as they have the 9th fewest strikeouts in the league.

Christian Walker has been a big power threat for the Diamondbacks this season, as his 22 homers is 5th in the league. However, he has gone just 6/25 in his last six games. Ketel Marte is also a big power threat, as he has 17 homers, which is 10th in the league. Marte is batting .281 for the season and has gone deep in two straight games. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is currently on a seven-game hitting streak for the Diamondbacks.

Braves vs Diamondbacks Prediction

Our predictions for this Braves vs. Diamondbacks matchup is to take the Diamondbacks on the money line at +114. With this payout, we really like the value you can get by taking the Diamondbacks to win outright, as opposed to taking the over/under, as the line is sitting at 9 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Charlie Morton is projected to finish with eight strikeouts, and we have him finishing with a line of 5.0 innings and allowing seven hits. As for Diamondbacks starter Slade Cecconi, he is projected to finish with five strikeouts and going 4.0 innings.

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