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    Michael Harris II leads the Atlanta Braves (79-50) into a matchup against the Colorado Rockies (55-74) after he picked up four hits in a 6-3 loss to the Cardinals. The Braves are favorites (-360) against the Rockies (+284) in this outing, which begins at 7:20 PM ET on Tuesday. Atlanta’s Max Fried and Colorado’s Jose Urena will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Rockies

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Truist Park
    Braves vs Rockies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -360 8.5

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves average 1.5 home runs per game to rank second in MLB action with 192 total home runs.
    • The Braves’ .254 batting average is eighth-best in the majors.
    • The Braves’ .318 on-base percentage is ninth-best in the league.
    • The Braves strike out 9.2 times per game, the second-worst mark in the league.
    • The Braves average 1.5 homers per game when playing at home this season (98 total in home outings).
    • The Braves are averaging 3.3 extra-base hits per game while slugging .447 in home contests.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.5 hits per game and is batting .256.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Austin Riley leads Atlanta in total hits (142) this season while batting .286 with 68 extra-base hits.
    • Riley ranks 26th in batting average, 26th in on-base percentage, and sixth in slugging among qualified hitters in baseball.
    • Riley has recorded at least one hit in two games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .353 with a double, four walks and five RBI.
    • Matt Olson is batting .254 with 41 doubles, 27 home runs and 61 walks.
    • Olson is 80th in batting average, 59th in on-base percentage and 14th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Dansby Swanson has an OPS of .791, fueled by an OBP of .342 and a team-best slugging percentage of .449 this season.
    • Swanson has recorded a hit in five games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .261 with a double, a home run, a walk and eight RBI.
    • Ronald Acuna Jr. leads Atlanta with an OBP of .367 this season while batting .274 with 45 walks and 57 runs scored.
    • Acuna has hit safely in five games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .318 with a double, two walks and three RBI.

    Rockies Stats & Trends

    Rockies Batting

    • The Rockies have hit 114 homers this season, which ranks 23rd in the league.
    • The Rockies rank first in the majors with a .262 team batting average.
    • The Rockies have an on-base percentage of .322 this season, which ranks sixth in the league.
    • The Rockies are one of the most disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking eighth with an average of 7.8 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 0.6 home runs per game in their 61 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .343 in 61 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 8.0 base hits per game and batting .234 on the road this season.

    Rockies Key Batters

    • C.J. Cron has a team-best slugging percentage (.492) and paces the Rockies in hits (129).
    • Cron is 44th in batting average, 81st in on-base percentage and 17th in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters in the big leagues.
    • Cron enters this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .316 with a walk and an RBI.
    • Charlie Blackmon is hitting .272 with 19 doubles, four triples, 16 home runs and 27 walks.
    • Blackmon is currently 44th in batting average, 87th in on-base percentage and 56th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Brendan Rodgers has 28 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs and 36 walks while hitting .277.
    • Jose Iglesias’ .343 on-base percentage paces his team.

    Braves vs. Rockies Probable Pitchers

    Fried Ureña
    24 GS 10
    12-4 W-L 2-5
    2.52 ERA 5.98
    153.1 IP 58.2
    26 BB 31
    140 SO 31
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