Braves Vs Rockies: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – September 4, 2021

Written By Staff on September 4, 2021

Charlie Blackmon brings a two-game home run streak into the Colorado Rockies’ (62-73) matchup with the Atlanta Braves (71-63) at 8:10 PM ET on Saturday at Coors Field. Atlanta’s (-120 to win) Ian Anderson starts against Colorado’s (+100) German Marquez.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 4, 2021, 8:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Braves vs Rockies Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Anderson (ATL) Pitcher Márquez (COL)
6 – 5 W/L 11 – 10
101.2 IP 156.0
3.36 ERA 4.04
1.230 WHIP 1.180
8.7 K/9 9
3.5 BB/9 2.9

Braves Probable Starter Ian Anderson

  • Anderson makes the start for the Braves, his 20th of the season. He is 6-5 with a 3.36 ERA and 98 strikeouts in 101 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty’s most recent appearance came on Sunday against the Giants, when he tossed 5 2/3 scoreless innings while allowing four hits.
  • The opposing Rockies offense has the 13th-ranked slugging percentage (.412) and ranks 24th in MLB play with 151 home runs. They have a collective .248 batting average, and are eighth in the league with 1110 total hits and 13th in MLB play scoring 617 runs.
  • The Braves are 7-5 in Anderson’s 12 starts this season with Atlanta as the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 4, 2021 at 8:11 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rockies Probable Starter German Márquez

  • The Rockies will hand the ball to Marquez (11-10) for his 28th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Tuesday, when he tossed six innings while giving up four earned runs on seven hits in a matchup with the Rangers.
  • The Braves rank eighth in MLB with 648 runs scored this season. They have a .241 batting average this campaign with 196 home runs (third in the league).
  • His team has won 46.2% of his starts when they are underdogs on the moneyline (6-7).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 4, 2021 at 8:11 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Braves Stats vs Márquez

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Joc Pederson 23 .174 4 2 2 .208 .730
Orlando Arcia 13 .385 5 1 2 .429 1.275
Ozzie Albies 8 .250 2 1 1 .250 .875
Freddie Freeman 8 .375 3 0 1 .444 .944
Dansby Swanson 5 .800 4 1 6 .800 2.800
Stephen Vogt 3 .667 2 0 0 .667 1.667
Guillermo Heredia 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Eddie Rosario 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 2.000
Adam Duvall 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Braves Betting Trends

  • The Braves’ offense is averaging 4.6 runs in road games and 5.1 per contest when they play at home.
  • The Braves have the No. 8 offense in baseball scoring 4.8 runs per game (648 total runs).
  • The Braves have won 56.2% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (50-39).
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -120 or shorter, Atlanta has a record of 46-33 (58.2%).
  • Atlanta has played in 134 games with set over/under, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 62 times (62-64-8).
  • Atlanta has a 3-4 record over the seven games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
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Rockies Betting Trends

  • The Rockies have scored the 13th-most runs in the league this season with 617 (4.6 per game).
  • In home games this season, they have scored a total of 393 runs (5.9 per game) while pushing across 224 total away from Coors Field, an average of 3.3 per contest.
  • The Rockies have been underdogs in 96 games this season and won 35 (36.5%) of those contests.
  • Colorado has a record of 32-61 in games where bookmakers have them as underogs of at least +100 on the moneyline.
  • Games involving Colorado have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 56 of 135 chances this season.
  • Colorado has played as the underdog in five of its past 10 games and has gone 3-2 in those contests.

Braves Players to Watch

  • Austin Riley has launched a team-best 28 home runs.
  • Riley ranks seventh in hits (148), 17th in HR (28), 18th in RBI (83), seventh in AVG (.306), and ninth in OBP (.375) among the qualified batters in MLB play.
  • Freddie Freeman’s 28 home runs lead his team.
  • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Freeman’s 147 hits rank eighth, his 28 HR rank 17th, his .293 AVG ranks 17th, and his .369 OBP ranks 15th.

Braves Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ozzie Albies 517 .259 83 24 87 .315 .802
Dansby Swanson 504 .260 70 26 79 .310 .792
Freddie Freeman 502 .293 97 28 72 .369 .871
Austin Riley 483 .306 74 28 83 .375 .911
Adam Duvall 314 .229 41 22 68 .277 .755
Jorge Soler 308 .192 38 13 37 .288 .658
Guillermo Heredia 289 .225 43 5 25 .306 .669
Eddie Rosario 283 .254 29 7 46 .296 .685
Joc Pederson 256 .230 35 11 39 .300 .718
Ehire Adrianza 159 .239 26 4 24 .326 .710

Rockies Players to Watch

  • C.J. Cron is batting .275 this season with a team-high 25 home runs and 78 RBI.
  • Cron’s .373 OBP ranks 11th among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Blackmon is batting .268 with an OBP of .344 and a slugging percentage of .411 this season.

Rockies Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ryan McMahon 444 .255 68 20 68 .322 .768
Trevor Story 437 .252 71 18 62 .327 .787
Charlie Blackmon 433 .268 63 12 69 .344 .755
Raimel Tapia 411 .280 62 5 45 .328 .703
Garrett Hampson 380 .239 58 8 25 .294 .676
C.J. Cron 378 .275 57 25 78 .373 .907
Brendan Rodgers 282 .284 35 11 39 .337 .805
Elias Díaz 272 .228 42 15 34 .297 .742
Josh Fuentes 263 .228 30 7 32 .258 .615
Dom Nuñez 196 .189 27 8 29 .283 .681

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