Guardians vs Atlanta Braves MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Guardians vs Atlanta Braves Prediction 4/26/2024

The Cleveland Guardians (18-7) travel to face off against the Atlanta Braves (17-6) on Friday, April 26th. This game will be played at Truist Park in Atlanta and televised on BSSO. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 7:20 ET.

Guardians vs Braves

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The Guardians’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Red Sox, closing out their series with a 6-4 win. After allowing two runs to the Red Sox in the top of the first, the Guardians responded with five runs of their own. Cleveland went on to add another run in the 2nd inning.

Triston McKenzie got the start for the Guardians, going four innings and giving up just two runs on six hits. He only had two strikeouts in the outing and got the win. Cleveland’s bullpen was a big reason for their success, as they didn’t allow a run over the final five innings. Emmanuel Clase picked up the save, and the Guardians’s offense closed things out with a 6th inning run.

Cleveland’s Guardians will be on the road today vs. the Braves, and they are 18-7 overall this season. The Guardians lead the AL Central by 2.5 games over the Royals and have gone 4-1 in divisional games. The Guardians won the final two games of their series vs. the Red Sox and opened the series with the Red Sox with a win.

At home, the Guardians have gone 8-4 this year and are 10-3 on the road. Cleveland has been really good as the underdog this year, going 7-2, and they are 6-1 as the road underdog. So far, they have been good as the favorite, putting together an 11-5 record. The Guardians have won three straight series and are 7-1 in series matchups this year.

The Guardians have been a solid run line bet this season, going 17-8 overall. They’ve been even better on the run line as the underdog, going 8-1, compared to 9-7 as the favorite. Their average run margin in winning games is 3.9, while in their losses, it’s -3.0.

The Cleveland Guardians are on the road against the Atlanta Braves today, and the over/under line is set at 9 runs. The Guardians’ games have averaged 8.8 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 15-8. Their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs, and they have had just one game this season with a line set at 9 runs.

Logan Allen Gets The Start For The Guardians

Logan Allen and the Cleveland Guardians are on the road to take on the Braves. Allen has been solid in his first two starts, picking up a win in his last outing against the A’s. He has 16 strikeouts in 17 innings of work, with 4 walks and 3 home runs allowed.

Guardians Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Guardians offense has been one of the league’s best, averaging 5.4 runs per game, which is the 4th best mark in the league. They have been even better on the road, averaging 5.7 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting .253, which is the 6th best mark in the league, and are also among the league leaders in home runs.

Josh Naylor has been a key power source for the Guardians this season, as his six home runs is the best mark on the team and 5th best in the league. However, he has hit just .233 over his last eight games. José Ramírez has also gone deep twice in his last seven games while batting .296. Overall, he is 3rd in the league with 23 RBIs. Ramírez also has a five-game hitting streak heading into today’s game.

Heading into their last game vs. the Marlins, the Braves closed out the series with a 4-3 win. Leading up to the game, they were the heavy favorite at -275. It got a little tense at the end, as the Marlins pulled to within one run in the 9th, but the Braves were able to close things out and pick up the win.

Reynaldo Lopez put together a good start for the Braves, going seven innings and giving up just one earned run, and picking up the win. Atlanta’s offense was carried by Michael Harris II, who went 3/5 with a double, run scored, and RBI.

Atlanta is hosting the Guardians today with an overall record of 17-6, and they lead the NL East by 2.5 games over the Phillies. The Braves have won three straight games, closing out their series vs. the Marlins with two straight wins. So far, they have gone 8-4 in divisional games.

At home, the Braves have gone 9-3 this year, and they are 8-3 on the road. Atlanta has been really good in night games, going 10-3, and they are 7-3 in day games. As the favorite, the Braves are 17-6 this year, and they have yet to be the underdog. Looking at their overall series record, the Braves are 6-1-1 and have won four straight series.

Atlanta has been a solid run line bet this season, going 12-11 overall. They have been slightly better on the road, going 7-4 against the run line compared to 5-7 at home. Their average run differential is +1.9 runs per game, and they have been a run line favorite in all 23 games so far.

Atlanta’s over/under record for the season is 11-10, and the average over/under line for their games is 9 runs. Their over/under record when the line is set at 9 runs is 2-3-1. The Braves have played 10 games with over/under lines higher than 9 runs, and their games have averaged 10 runs per contest. Their under streak is at 3 games, and their last three games have gone under the total.

Chris Sale Gets The Start For The Braves

Chris Sale and the Braves are taking on the Cleveland Guardians at home. Sale has started 3 games this season, and he has a record of 2-1. His last time out, he picked up a win vs. the Rangers, going 7 innings and striking out 7. In his first start of the season, he took a loss vs. the Marlins, but bounced back with a win vs. the Diamondbacks.

Braves Offense Breakdown

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Not only are the Braves the top-scoring team in the league this season, but they also have the best team batting average in the league at .283. As a team, they are averaging 6 runs per game and have been even better on the road, averaging 6.5 runs per contest. The Braves also have the league’s top on-base percentage and slugging percentage.

Marcell Ozuna is leading the league in RBIs and is 2nd in home runs, and he has been hot of late, batting .292 with two homers over his last seven games. Michael Harris II is also swinging a hot bat right now, going 13/30 in his last seven games. Harris is 2nd on the team with a batting average of .330.


Guardians vs Braves Prediction


With the Braves being the predicted winner, we would look to the over/under market for this one. Our recommended pick is to take the over at 9 runs. Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Chris Sale finishing with six strikeouts, while Logan Allen is predicted to finish with four.

If you are looking for a money line pick, you could parlay the Braves with Chris Sale to pick up the win. As for the starting pitchers, Sale is projected to go six innings, compared to Allen, who we have going four.

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