Braves vs Rockies Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Tuesday, August 30

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A series opener between the Colorado Rockies (55-74) and Atlanta Braves (78-50) is on deck Tuesday at 7:20 PM ET, at Truist Park. On the mound for the Braves will be Max Fried (12-4), matched up against the Rockies’ Jose Urena (2-5).

The Rockies are a big underdog (+307) on the road at the Braves (-385). The total in this contest is set at 8.

Braves vs. Rockies Odds

Run Line

Atlanta Braves (-1.5)

Moneyline

Braves (-385)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -118, Under: -104)

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When, Where, at What Time is Braves vs. Rockies

  • Game Day: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Stadium: Truist Park

Braves Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Orlando Arcia 10 Day Injury List Hamstring
Chadwick Tromp 10 Day Injury List Quadricep
Darren O’Day 15 Day Injury List Calf
Ozzie Albies 60 Day Injury List Foot
Mike Soroka 60 Day Injury List Achilles
Adam Duvall 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Manny Piña 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Luke Jackson 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jackson Stephens 7 Day Injury List Head
Ronald Acuña Jr. Day-to-day Rest

Rockies Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Kris Bryant 10 Day Injury List Foot
Yonathan Daza 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
Antonio Senzatela 15 Day Injury List Knee
Lucas Gilbreath 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Scott Oberg 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tyler Kinley 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Ryan Rolison 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Helcris Olivarez 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Braves and Rockies

The Braves lost their last game against the Cardinals by a 6-3 score Tuesday. Dansby Swanson went 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBI to lead them offensively. A.J. Minter picked up the loss after throwing zero innings, giving up one earned run on two hits while striking out two.

The Rockies defeated the Mets 1-0 Tuesday, with German Marquez registering the win while pitching seven innings without giving up an earned run on one hit, while striking out five. Sam Hilliard went 1-for-3 to pace the Rockies’ offense.

Betting Trends

Braves Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Braves have been favored 99 times and won 69, or 69.7%, of those games. Atlanta has not been a bigger favorite this season than the -385 moneyline set for this game. The implied probability of a win from the Braves, based on the moneyline, is 79.4%. Games involving Atlanta have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 67 of 129 chances this season. In 129 games with a spread this season, the Braves are 65-64-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Austin Riley 127 .286 (26) .356 (26) .552 (6) 5.6% (10) 23.6% (105) 7.6% (84)
Matt Olson 129 .254 (81) .337 (58) .498 (14) 4.8% (19) 22.9% (94) 10.8% (30)
Dansby Swanson 129 .289 (25) .342 (47) .449 (47) 3.1% (67) 26.3% (127) 7.2% (92)
Ronald Acuña Jr. 92 .274 (41) .368 (19) .407 (84) 2.4% (91) 22.9% (94) 11.0% (26)
Michael Harris 83 .298 (-) .343 (-) .517 (-) 4.2% (-) 26.0% (-) 4.8% (-)

Rockies Betting Records and Team Stats

The Rockies have come away with 40 wins in the 103 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. Colorado has played as an underdog of +307 or more just one time this year and came away with a loss in that game. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Rockies have a 24.6% chance of walking away with the win. Colorado and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 62 of their 129 opportunities. The Rockies have an against the spread mark of 69-60-0 in 129 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
C.J. Cron 122 .272 (45) .325 (80) .492 (17) 4.6% (24) 25.9% (125) 6.4% (106)
Charlie Blackmon 113 .272 (45) .321 (87) .439 (56) 3.3% (57) 17.9% (56) 5.6% (125)
Brendan Rodgers 117 .277 (39) .329 (75) .419 (73) 2.2% (97) 17.4% (50) 7.2% (92)
José Iglesias 109 .304 (9) .340 (52) .398 (99) 0.7% (136) 11.3% (7) 3.7% (141)
Ryan McMahon 122 .248 (90) .334 (65) .402 (93) 2.7% (85) 26.1% (126) 10.8% (30)

Braves vs. Rockies Picks and Predictions

We pick that the Braves will pick up the win in this game, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-385). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we see the final scoring winding up over the total (8 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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