Atlanta Braves vs. Colorado Rockies: Best Odds and Preview for September 5, 2021


By BestOdds Analyst | September 4, 2021, 11:48 pm

The Atlanta Braves (71-64) and the Colorado Rockies (63-73) will look for continued production from batters on a hot streak when the teams match up on Sunday at 3:10 PM ET at Coors Field. Ozzie Albies is on a two-game home run streak for the favored Braves (-191), and Charlie Blackmon has hit home runs in three consecutive games for the underdog Rockies (+163).

Atlanta’s Charlie Morton and Colorado’s Ryan Feltner will take the mound first.

Best Odds for Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances to win the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the MLB matchup between the Atlanta Braves and Colorado Rockies in which the Braves are currently the clear pick among bettors at regulated sportsbooks to claim victory.

Braves vs Rockies Moneyline Action

Braves vs Rockies Moneyline Action
Braves Rockies
% of Bets 88% 12%
% of Stake 80% 20%

Braves Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Braves have been favorites in 90 games this season and have come away with the win 50 times (55.6%) in those contests.
  • Atlanta’s games have gone over the total in 62 of their 134 opportunities.
  • The Braves have scored 654 runs this season, which ranks eighth in MLB.
  • In seven games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, Atlanta has a record of 3-4.
  • When it comes to the total, the Braves and their foes are 2-7-1 in their last 10 contests.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • The Braves will send Morton (12-5) to the mound to make his 28th start of the season. He is 12-5 with a 3.46 ERA and 181 strikeouts in 151 innings pitched.
  • The righty’s most recent appearance came on Wednesday against the Dodgers, when he went six innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing three hits.
  • Morton’s team has compiled a 14-13 record over his 27 starts.
  • Morton has had 27 starts with a total this season, and the teams combined hit the over in 13 of those matchups.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Eddie Rosario 7 .294 .350 .647 1 5 5
Austin Riley 134 .305 .374 .533 28 84 148
Jorge Soler 31 .270 .366 .530 9 18 31
Freddie Freeman 134 .292 .370 .500 28 72 147
Ozzie Albies 131 .261 .316 .492 25 88 136
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Rockies Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Rockies have been the underdog on the moneyline 98 total times this season. They’ve finished 37-61 in those games.
  • Colorado has played in 136 games with set over/under, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 57 times (57-76-3).
  • The Rockies have the No. 11 offense in MLB play scoring 4.6 runs per game (624 total runs).
  • Colorado went 4-2 over the six games it was the underdog on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
  • In their last 10 outings, the Rockies and their opponents combined to hit the over on the run total three times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Feltner will make his first start of the season for the Rockies.
  • The righty is making his MLB debut at 25 years old.
  • He pitched in just one game with a set total last season, and the teams combined to push.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
C.J. Cron 117 .275 .372 .539 26 79 105
Brendan Rodgers 78 .284 .339 .467 11 39 81
Trevor Story 120 .252 .328 .464 18 63 111
Ryan McMahon 126 .255 .323 .447 20 68 114
Charlie Blackmon 128 .271 .348 .420 13 71 118

Pick for Braves vs. Rockies

Our in-depth statistical analysis combined with the betting split data from regulated betting sites points to the Braves being favored to win over the Rockies.

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