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    Ronald Acuna Jr. will try to notch his 100th hit of the season (he has 97) when his Atlanta Braves (79-51) square off against the Colorado Rockies (56-74) on Wednesday at 7:20 PM ET. The Braves are favored (-332) over the Rockies (+264). Atlanta has Kyle Wright starting things off, and Colorado will counter with Ryan Feltner.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Rockies

    • Game Day: Wednesday, August 31, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Truist Park
    Braves vs Rockies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -332 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’ .253 batting average is eighth-best in the majors.
    • The Braves rank ninth in the league with a .318 on-base percentage.
    • The Braves’ 9.2 strikeouts per game are the second-most in baseball.
    • The Braves average 1.5 homers per home game this season (98 total at home).
    • The Braves are averaging 3.3 extra-base hits per game while slugging .445 in home contests.
    • The team is batting .255 with 567 hits (8.5 per game) at home this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Austin Riley leads Atlanta in total hits (144) this season while batting .288 with 69 extra-base hits.
    • Among all qualified hitters in baseball, Riley ranks 24th in batting average, 26th in on-base percentage, and sixth in slugging.
    • Riley hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .368 with two doubles, four walks and three RBI.
    • Matt Olson is hitting .252 with 41 doubles, 27 home runs and 62 walks.
    • Among all qualifying hitters, Olson ranks 84th in batting average, 62nd in on-base percentage and 15th in slugging percentage.
    • Dansby Swanson has hit 17 homers with a team-high .448 SLG this season.
    • Swanson enters this game with six games in a row with at least one hit. During his last 10 outings he is batting .244 with three doubles, a home run, two walks and 11 RBI.
    • Acuna has 97 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .367.
    • Acuna heads into this matchup on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .318 with a double, two walks and three RBI.

    Rockies Stats & Trends

    Rockies Batting

    • The Rockies’ 114 home runs rank 23rd in Major League Baseball.
    • The Rockies lead baseball with a .262 batting average.
    • The Rockies are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking sixth with an OBP of .321.
    • 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.
    • In 62 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 36 homers, an average of 0.6 per contest.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .344 in away games this season with 150 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .235 with 8.1 base hits per contest.

    Rockies Key Batters

    • C.J. Cron has accumulated a slugging percentage of .489 and has 130 hits, both team-best numbers for the Rockies.
    • Including all the qualifying players in MLB, Cron is 44th in batting average, 82nd in on-base percentage and 19th in slugging percentage.
    • Cron hopes to build on a four-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .350 with a walk and three RBI.
    • Brendan Rodgers is hitting .279 with 28 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 36 walks.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Rodgers ranks 36th in batting average, 74th in on-base percentage and 70th in slugging percentage.
    • Charlie Blackmon has 19 doubles, four triples, 16 home runs and 27 walks while hitting .272.
    • Jose Iglesias has a .343 OBP to lead his team.

    Braves vs. Rockies Probable Pitchers

    Wright Feltner
    24 GS 12
    16-5 W-L 2-5
    2.99 ERA 5.87
    147.2 IP 61.1
    41 BB 20
    144 SO 51

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