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Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Pick

Chris Sale gets the start for the Braves on Tuesday, as they are on the road to face the Diamondbacks in Arizona. Sale has been excellent this season, as he has a 2.84 ERA and 0.95 WHIP. The Braves are 50-39 overall and they are 2nd in the NL East. They have won three straight games.

Arizona will be starting Zac Gallen, and they come into the game with a record of 45-46. They are 3rd in the NL West and are the slight underdog on the money line (+105). This NL matchup has an over/under line of 7.5 runs, and the game will be played at 9:40 PM ET from Chase Field in Phoenix.

Braves Eye 4th Straight Win with Chris Sale on the Mound Against Arizona

The Braves are 50-39 this season and 7.5 games behind the Phillies in the NL East. They have gone 14-12 in divisional games. On the run line, the Braves have gone 42-47, with an average run differential of +0.7 runs per game. They have been the favorite in 80% of their games. Chris Sale will be on the mound for the Braves today, and he is 11-3 with a 2.71 ERA. Sale is averaging 11.47 strikeouts per nine innings and has a WHIP of .91. He is facing an Arizona lineup that is 16th in scoring and has an O/U record of 30-54.

Marcell Ozuna is hitting .292 with 23 home runs for the Braves this season. The Braves are 16th in scoring, averaging 4.3 runs per game. Austin Riley has 3 home runs in his last 7 games, and Ozzie Albies is hitting .333 over his last 7 games. The Braves will be looking for their 4th straight win today, and they are 29-17 at home and 21-22 on the road. As the favorite, the Braves are 47-33 this season, and they are 3-6 as the underdog. The O/U line for today’s game is set at 7.5 runs, and the Braves have gone 5-10 in those games. Overall, 78.7% of their games have had higher O/U lines than 7.5 runs.

Diamondbacks Aim to Extend Series Win Streak Against Braves with Gallen on the Mound

Arizona is 45-46 overall this season and 3rd in the NL West, and they are 10 games behind the Dodgers. The Diamondbacks are 19-14 in divisional games this season. They will take on the Braves today, and the Diamondbacks are 22-22 at home. Arizona is 13-13-3 in series this season and have won three straight series.

Today’s over/under line for the Diamondbacks vs. Braves game is set at 7.5 runs. Arizona has an over/under record of 47-41 this season. The Diamondbacks have played 77 games with an over/under line set at 7.5 runs, which accounts for 84.6% of their games. Zac Gallen is starting for Arizona and has a record of 6-4 with a 3.06 ERA. He has a WHIP of 1.11 and is averaging 9.44 strikeouts per nine innings. Arizona is 46-45 against the run line this season and 26-21 on the road. The Diamondbacks have covered in six straight games as the underdog and are 30-21 overall in this spot.

Diamondbacks Favored in Tight Matchup: Bet on Money Line or Over 7.5 Runs

With the Diamondbacks at +105 on the money line, that is the way we recommend playing this one. We have the Diamondbacks winning this one 5-4, giving you some room to take them on the money line or to play the over, as the line is sitting at 7.5 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we actually have Chris Sale finishing with more strikeouts than Zac Gallen, but we have Gallen going longer into the game. Sale is projected to finish with nine K’s, while Gallen is at six.

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