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    The Baltimore Orioles (22-10) match up against the Atlanta Braves (22-11) a game after Anthony Santander homered twice in a 9-4 win over the Braves. The Braves are favored (-249) in this matchup with the Orioles (+205), which starts at 7:15 PM ET on Saturday. Atlanta’s Spencer Strider gets the start against Baltimore’s Kyle Bradish.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Orioles

    • Game Day: Saturday, May 6, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:15 PM ET
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Truist Park
    Braves vs Orioles Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -249 8

    How Do I Watch the Braves vs. the Orioles?

    • TV Channel: FOX

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves average 1.7 home runs per game to rank second in MLB play with 55 total home runs.
    • Atlanta’s .264 batting average is sixth-best in MLB.
    • The Braves rank second in baseball with an on-base percentage of .344.
    • Atlanta strikes out 9.2 times per game, the No. 24 mark in MLB.
    • The Braves average 1.3 homers per game when playing at home this season (20 total in home outings).
    • Atlanta is averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game while slugging .431 in home contests.
    • The club averages 8.5 hits per game and is batting .252 at home this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Ronald Acuna Jr. leads Atlanta with an OBP of .451, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .578. He’s batting .352 on the season.
    • Among qualified batters in the majors, his batting average ranks second, his on-base percentage ranks second, and he is 12th in slugging.
    • Acuna hopes to build on a four-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .267 with a double, a home run, five walks and five RBI.
    • Sean Murphy has 29 hits, which is tops among Atlanta batters this season. He’s batting .296 with 17 extra-base hits. He’s also slugging .653 with an on-base percentage of .439.
    • Among qualifying hitters, he ranks 33rd in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage and second in slugging percentage.
    • Murphy has picked up at least one hit in three straight games. In his last five games he is batting .438 with a double, a home run, five walks and six RBI.
    • Ozzie Albies has 38 hits this season and has a slash line of .295/.338/.574.
    • Albies takes a five-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .545 with five doubles, two home runs, a walk and three RBI.
    • Matt Olson has been key for Atlanta with 31 hits, an OBP of .364 plus a slugging percentage of .520.
    • Olson has hit safely in four straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .200 with a home run, four walks and an RBI.

    Orioles Stats & Trends

    Orioles Batting

    • The Orioles’ 41 home runs rank ninth in Major League Baseball.
    • Baltimore’s .261 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking seventh in MLB.
    • The Orioles have an on-base percentage of .342 this season, which ranks fourth in the league.
    • Baltimore is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking sixth with an average of 8.1 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.4 home runs per game in their 19 road contests this season.
    • Baltimore is slugging .449 in 19 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .261 with 9.1 base hits per contest.

    Orioles Key Batters

    • Cedric Mullins has five doubles, two triples, four home runs and 20 walks while hitting .252. He’s slugging .435 with an on-base percentage of .363.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, he ranks 99th in batting average, 56th in on-base percentage and 77th in slugging percentage.
    • Adley Rutschman’s .420 OBP and .433 slugging percentage are both team-highs. He has a batting average of .292.
    • Including all qualified hitters, he is 37th in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage and 82nd in slugging percentage.
    • Jorge Mateo leads the Orioles with 27 hits.
    • Ryan Mountcastle leads his team with a .500 slugging percentage.

    Braves vs. Orioles Probable Pitchers

    Spencer Strider (ATL) Pitcher Kyle Bradish (BAL)
    4 – 0 W/L 1 – 1
    35 IP 14.2
    2.57 ERA 6.14
    0.943 WHIP 1.841
    14.7 K/9 8.6
    3.6 BB/9 4.3

    Braves vs. Orioles Injury Updates

    • Braves: Ehire Adrianza: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Orlando Arcia: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Lucas Luetge: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Kyle Wright: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Huascar Ynoa: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kolby Allard: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Tyler Matzek: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Travis d’Arnaud: 7 Day IL (Concussion)
    • Orioles: Mychal Givens: 15 Day IL (Knee), Dillon Tate: 15 Day IL (Elbow), John Means: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Austin Hays: day-to-day (Finger)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Braves and Orioles (Last 10 Games)

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