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    Matt Olson sits at 99 hits this season, and will try to collect his 100th when his Atlanta Braves (61-41) square off against the Arizona Diamondbacks (45-55) on Sunday at 1:35 PM ET. The Braves are favored (-237) over the Diamondbacks (+196). Max Fried starts for Atlanta while Arizona will counter with Merrill Kelly.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Diamondbacks

    • Game Day: Sunday, July 31, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:35 PM ET
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Truist Park
    Braves vs Diamondbacks Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -237 8

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves are second-best in baseball with 158 total home runs.
    • The Braves’ .248 batting average is 10th-best in the majors.
    • The Braves are 17th in the league with an on-base percentage of .312.
    • The Braves strike out 9.3 times per game, the third-worst average in baseball.
    • The Braves have hit 86 homers at home this season (1.5 per game).
    • The Braves have a .448 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.3 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .254 with 472 hits (8.4 per game) at home this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Austin Riley leads Atlanta in OBP (.356), slugging percentage (.597) and total hits (116) this season.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, Riley ranks 23rd in batting average, 31st in on-base percentage, and fifth in slugging.
    • Riley has recorded at least one hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .421 with six doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Olson is batting .253 with 35 doubles, 21 home runs and 51 walks.
    • Olson is 80th in batting average, 55th in on-base percentage and 18th in slugging in MLB.
    • Dansby Swanson is batting .294 with a .468 slugging percentage and 54 RBI this year.
    • Swanson takes a four-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .368 with a double and two walks.
    • Marcell Ozuna is batting .219 with a .274 OBP and 40 RBI for Atlanta this season.

    Diamondbacks Stats & Trends

    Diamondbacks Batting

    • The Diamondbacks rank 11th in Major League Baseball with 113 home runs.
    • The Diamondbacks have a team batting average of just .224 this season, which ranks 28th among MLB teams.
    • The Diamondbacks have an on-base percentage of .303 this season, which ranks 23rd in the league.
    • The Diamondbacks rank 14th in strikeouts per game (8.5) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 1.4 home runs per game in their 46 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .401 in 46 road games this season.
    • In 46 road games this season, they have a batting average of .221 while averaging 7.5 base hits per contest.

    Diamondbacks Key Batters

    • Christian Walker has 12 doubles, a triple, 23 home runs and 51 walks while batting .197.
    • Including all qualified players, Walker ranks 151st in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 117th and he is 63rd in slugging.
    • Ketel Marte’s 86 hits, .353 on-base percentage and .464 slugging percentage all pace his team.
    • Including all qualified players, Marte ranks 56th in batting average, 35th in on-base percentage and 42nd in slugging percentage.
    • Daulton Varsho is hitting .237 with 15 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 30 walks.
    • Josh Rojas is batting .282 with 14 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 29 walks.

    Braves vs. Diamondbacks Probable Pitchers

    Fried Kelly
    20 GS 20
    10-3 W-L 10-5
    2.73 ERA 3.04
    125.1 IP 118.1
    22 BB 36
    117 SO 96

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