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    The Cincinnati Reds (41-35) square off against the Atlanta Braves (48-27) a game after Elly De La Cruz hit for the cycle in an 11-10 win over the Braves. The Braves are favored (-147) in this matchup with the Reds (+125), which begins at 4:10 PM ET on Saturday. Atlanta has Jared Shuster starting, and Cincinnati counters with Graham Ashcraft.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Reds

    • Game Day: Saturday, June 24, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Stadium: Great American Ball Park
    Braves vs Reds Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -147 11.5

    How Do I Watch the Braves vs. the Reds?

    • TV Channel: BSOH

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Atlanta Braves lead the league with 134 total home runs, averaging 1.8 per game.
    • Atlanta ranks second in the majors with a .270 batting average.
    • The Braves rank second in baseball with a .340 on-base percentage.
    • Atlanta’s hitters strike out 8.3 times per game, the 10th-fewest strikeouts in the majors.
    • The Braves average 2.0 home runs per game when playing away from home this season (71 total in road outings).
    • Atlanta is averaging 3.7 extra-base hits per game while slugging .486 away from home.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 9.1 hits per game and is batting .263.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Ronald Acuna Jr. leads Atlanta in OBP (.403), slugging percentage (.563) and total hits (100) this season. He has a .329 batting average.
    • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks second, his on-base percentage ranks seventh, and he is fifth in slugging.
    • Acuna has recorded at least one hit in five games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .348 with a home run, three walks and two RBI.
    • Ozzie Albies is batting .266 with 14 doubles, a triple, 17 home runs and 21 walks. He’s slugging .498 with an on-base percentage of .320.
    • Among all qualifying hitters, he ranks 61st in batting average, 99th in on-base percentage and 23rd in slugging percentage.
    • Albies brings a five-game streak with at least one hit into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .333 with a double, two home runs, two walks and six RBI.
    • Matt Olson has 67 hits this season and has a slash line of .233/.345/.521.
    • Austin Riley has 13 home runs, 39 RBI and a batting average of .268 this season.
    • Riley takes a three-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .320 with two home runs, a walk and five RBI.

    Reds Stats & Trends

    Reds Batting

    • The Reds have hit 73 homers this season, which ranks 22nd in the league.
    • Cincinnati’s .256 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking 10th in MLB.
    • The Reds have an on-base percentage of .335 this season, which ranks fourth in the league.
    • Cincinnati ranks 20th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.8 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 44 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 39 home contests this season.
    • In 39 home games this season, it is slugging .419 with 114 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.3 base hits per game and batting .254 as a team at home this season.

    Reds Key Batters

    • Jonathan India has accumulated a slugging percentage of .428, a team-best for the Reds. He’s batting .266 with an on-base percentage of .353.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks 61st, his on-base percentage ranks 35th, and he is 79th in slugging.
    • Spencer Steer has collected 73 hits with a .358 OBP to lead his team in both. He has a batting average of .271 while slugging .465.
    • Including all qualifying players, he is 52nd in batting average, 28th in on-base percentage and 54th in slugging percentage.
    • Jake Fraley is hitting .270 with nine doubles, 10 home runs and 25 walks.
    • TJ Friedl is hitting .311 with 12 doubles, three triples, four home runs and 18 walks.

    Braves vs. Reds Probable Pitchers

    Jared Shuster (ATL) Pitcher Graham Ashcraft (CIN)
    4 – 2 W/L 3 – 5
    41.1 IP 65
    4.57 ERA 6.78
    1.379 WHIP 1.615
    5.0 K/9 6.9
    4.8 BB/9 4.2

    Braves vs. Reds Injury Updates

    • Braves: Dylan Lee: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jesse Chávez: 15 Day IL (Shin), Max Fried: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Ehire Adrianza: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kyle Wright: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Huascar Ynoa: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kolby Allard: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Tyler Matzek: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Reds: Graham Ashcraft: 15 Day IL (Calf), Derek Law: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Hunter Greene: 15 Day IL (Hip), Casey Legumina: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Nick Lodolo: 60 Day IL (Calf), Reiver Sanmartin: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Connor Overton: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tony Santillan: 60 Day IL (Back), Vladimir Gutierrez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tejay Antone: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Justin Dunn: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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

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