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Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Pick

At 9:40 PM ET, the Braves and Diamondbacks will face off in an NL matchup. This one is being played at Chase Field in Phoenix, and the Braves are favored on the money line, with their line sitting at -192 compared to the Diamondbacks at +161. The over/under line is currently at 8 runs.

Chris Sale will start for the Braves, and they are 49-39 overall and have won two straight. Arizona will send Yilber Diaz to the mound, and they are 45-45 and have won two in a row. MLBN will be televising this game.

Braves Look to Close NL East Gap with Chris Sale on the Mound Against Diamondbacks

Currently, the Braves are eight games behind the Phillies in the NL East and have an overall record of 49-39. They are 14-12 against their division and have won two straight games. On the road, the Braves are 20-22, and they are 29-17 at home. Overall, the Braves have been favored in 79 games and have a record of 46-33 in those matchups. They are 17-16 as the road favorite.

Chris Sale is starting for the Braves today, and he is 11-3 this season with an ERA of 2.71. So far, he has a WHIP of .91 and has held opponents to a .193 batting average. Sale is facing a Diamondbacks team that has gone over the total in 30 of their 54 games this season. The Braves are 21-21 against the run line on the road, and they are currently on a two-game run line winning streak. Offensively, the Braves are 16th in runs per game and 11th in batting average. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .295 with 23 home runs and 72 RBIs for the Braves this season.

Diamondbacks Aim to Extend Winning Streak with Diaz on the Mound and Walker on Fire

Arizona is currently 45-45 and are 3rd in the NL West, trailing the Dodgers by 9.5 games. They have won two straight games and have won three straight series overall. The Diamondbacks are 13-13-3 in series this year and are 22-21 at home and 23-24 on the road. They are 23-27 as the underdog and 22-18 when favored.

The Diamondbacks are sending Yilber Diaz to the mound today, and they have been a solid offensive team this season, ranking 6th in runs per game. Christian Walker has been especially hot, hitting .390 with 5 home runs over his last 10 games. The Diamondbacks are 29-21 against the run line as underdogs this year. Arizona’s games have averaged 9.8 runs per game this season, and they have gone over the line in six straight games. Their over/under record is 47-41, and the average line in their games is 9 runs.

Diamondbacks Poised for Victory: Home Run Surge and Strong Pitching Favor Arizona Over Braves

There are a lot of reasons to like the Diamondbacks in this one, and with them being at home, we really like them on the money line at +161. They have the better offense, and our projections have them out-hitting the Braves 11-8.

As for the starting pitchers, our projections have Chris Sale going 6 innings and finishing with seven strikeouts. However, we actually have the Diamondbacks starter finishing with more K’s, with him being projected to finish with 11.

Looking at the Braves lineup, they are actually towards the bottom in terms of home runs today, and they are also projected to finish with the eighth most strikeouts.

For the Diamondbacks, they are actually projected to finish with the most home runs today, and they are also our top team in terms of runs scored.

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