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Arizona Diamondbacks vs Atlanta Braves Prediction 7-8-24

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Atlanta Braves Prediction 7-8-24

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Atlanta Braves Prediction 7-8-24

The Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks face off on Monday in MLB action from Petco Chase Field. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here is an Arizona Diamondbacks vs Atlanta Braves prediction.

Starting pitchers matchup

The Atlanta Braves will send Chris Sale for the start here and Sale is 11-3 with a 2.71 ERA and 127 strikeouts this season. In his career, Sale is 2-0 with a 2.61 ERA and 9 strikeouts against Arizona. Yilber Diaz will make his major league debut for Arizona in this game.

Atlanta Braves Recap

The Atlanta Braves come into this series looking to build on their 6-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Sunday’s tiebreaker. The series win gave the Braves a chance to bounce back after their loss to the Giants in the final three-game series that began last week.

Braves try to keep momentum going

Marcell Ozuna leads the Braves with 96 hits, including 23 homers and 72 RBIs, while Orlando Arcia has 18 doubles and Ozzie Albies has a team-high 24 doubles and has also recorded 85 hits this season. Ronald Acuña Jr. also has a team-high 16 stolen bases this season but is out for the season with a torn ACL. Matt Olson has 20 doubles, 13 homers and 42 RBIs, with a team-high 101 strikeouts, and Austin Riley has 17 doubles with a pair of triples.

Why will the Atlanta Braves win?

  • The Diamondbacks have lost each of their last nine home games as underdogs following a win.
  • The Braves have won each of their last four games against the Diamondbacks.
  • The Diamondbacks have failed to cover the run line in eight of their last nine home games as a loser following a win.
  • Favorites have covered the run line in four of the Diamondbacks’ last five games at Chase Field.

Arizona Diamondbacks Recap

The Arizona Diamondbacks come into this game looking to build on their 9-1 victory over the San Diego Padres in the series finale on Sunday. It was Arizona’s third straight win in the series, having defeated the Dodgers and A’s over the past week and a half.

Diamondbacks look to gain momentum before break

Ketel Marte leads the Diamondbacks with 95 hits to go along with a .284 batting average and 19 doubles with 17 homers and 51 RBIs, while Lourdes Gurriel Jr. also has 13 homers and 54 RBIs this season. Corbin Carroll has a team-high 15 stolen bases while Eugenio Suarez has 99 strikeouts this season. Christian Walker also has a team-high 22 homers with 64 RBIs to go along with 96 strikeouts this season.

Why will the Arizona Diamondbacks win?

  • The Braves have lost each of their last eight night games against National League opponents after a win.
  • The underdogs have won each of the Diamondbacks’ last five games.
  • The Braves have failed to cover the run line in each of their last eight night games against National League opponents following a win.
  • Underdogs have covered the run line in each of the Diamondbacks’ last six games.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Atlanta Braves Prediction

I’m with the Braves. It’s a lot easier to take Chris Sale when he’s pitching at home, but he’s been solid overall this season and I find it hard to trust the Diamondbacks to put a rookie pitcher in his major league debut after the Braves’ series win over Philadelphia over the weekend and the confidence boost I think that gave them. The Diamondbacks have been on a roll, too, but I think there’s a clear pitching advantage here that’s too much to overcome. Give me the Braves.