Giants Vs Braves: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – September 17, 2021

Written By Staff on September 17, 2021

A pair of division leaders clash when the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants (95-52) host the NL West-leading Atlanta Braves (76-68) on Friday at 9:45 PM ET. San Francisco (-170 to win) has Logan Webb set to start, while Atlanta (+150) counters Ian Anderson.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 17, 2021, 9:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Giants vs Braves Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Webb (SF) Pitcher Anderson (ATL)
10 – 3 W/L 7 – 5
125.1 IP 109.2
2.80 ERA 3.61
1.110 WHIP 1.290
9.5 K/9 8.8
2.3 BB/9 3.8

Giants Probable Starter Logan Webb

  • Webb (10-3) gets the starting nod for the Giants in his 23rd start of the season. He’s put together a 2.80 ERA in 125 1/3 innings pitched, with 132 strikeouts.
  • The righty last pitched on Sunday against the Cubs, when he went six innings, allowing four earned runs while giving up six hits.
  • The opposing Braves offense has a collective .242 batting average, and is 20th in the league with 1158 total hits and ninth in MLB action with 701 runs scored. They have the fifth-ranked slugging percentage (.434) and rank third in home runs (216) in all of MLB.
  • The Giants are 12-1 in Webb’s 13 starts this season with San Francisco as the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 17, 2021 at 9:39 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Braves Stats vs Webb

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Joc Pederson 7 .286 2 0 1 .444 .730
Dansby Swanson 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Adam Duvall 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Freddie Freeman 6 .333 2 0 1 .333 .666
Austin Riley 5 .400 2 0 0 .400 .800
Ozzie Albies 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Jorge Soler 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Travis d’Arnaud 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Eddie Rosario 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Braves Probable Starter Ian Anderson

  • Anderson (7-5) will take the mound for the Braves, his 22nd start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed five hits in five innings pitched against the Marlins on Friday, Sept. 10.
  • The Giants are batting .249 this season, sixth in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .443 (fourth in the league) with 223 home runs.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the underdog on the moneyline, they have a record of 3-4.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 17, 2021 at 9:39 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Anderson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
LaMonte Wade Jr. 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Tommy La Stella 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Mike Yastrzemski 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Curt Casali 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Brandon Crawford 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Brandon Belt 2 .500 1 0 0 .667 1.167
Darin Ruf 2 .500 1 0 0 .667 1.167
Wilmer Flores 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Thairo Estrada 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants average 4.8 runs per game at home compared to 5.1 per contest on the road.
  • The Giants have the No. 6 offense in MLB play scoring five runs per game (728 total runs).
  • The Giants are 63-26 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 70.8% of those games).
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -170 or shorter, San Francisco has a 27-9 record (winning 75% of its games).
  • In the 147 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for San Francisco, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 67 times (67-75-5).
  • San Francisco has a 7-2 record from the nine games it was favored on the moneyline over its last 10 matchups.
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Braves Betting Trends

  • The Braves have scored the ninth-most runs in the league this season with 701.
  • In away games this season, they have scored a total of 330 runs (4.6 per game) while pushing across 371 total at home, an average of 5.1 per contest.
  • The Braves have won 21, or 46.7%, of the 45 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Atlanta has been at least a +150 moneyline underdog four times this season, but was upset in all of those games.
  • Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in 66 of their 144 games with a total this season.
  • Bookmakers have not installed Atlanta as the underdog in any of its last 10 games.

Giants Players to Watch

  • Brandon Crawford has racked up a team-best 80 runs batted in.
  • Among qualifying batters in baseball, Crawford’s .297 AVG ranks 16th, and his .365 OBP ranks 19th.
  • Crawford takes an eight-game hitting streak into this game. Over that span he is hitting .407 with two doubles, a triple, a home run, six walks and four RBIs.
  • Buster Posey is hitting .300 to pace his team.

Giants Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Mike Yastrzemski 430 .221 71 23 58 .302 .755
Brandon Crawford 427 .297 67 20 80 .365 .880
Wilmer Flores 358 .254 51 18 49 .325 .772
Buster Posey 350 .300 63 18 47 .383 .889
Kris Bryant 326 .267 58 18 51 .357 .860
LaMonte Wade Jr 294 .262 47 17 49 .335 .845
Brandon Belt 293 .263 56 25 52 .360 .937
Dónovan Solano 287 .275 31 6 30 .333 .727
Austin Slater 259 .228 34 10 28 .308 .702
Steven Duggar 247 .267 41 8 34 .332 .794

Braves Players to Watch

  • Austin Riley leads Atlanta with a .298 batting average. He’s also hit 29 homers and has 89 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Riley ranks 14th in AVG (.298), 15th in OBP (.366), 22nd in HR (29), 20th in RBI (89), and 12th in hits (155).
  • Freddie Freeman leads Atlanta in home runs with 30 while driving in 78 runs and slugging .512.

Braves Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ozzie Albies 561 .258 90 28 94 .313 .803
Freddie Freeman 539 .297 108 30 78 .376 .888
Dansby Swanson 534 .253 73 26 81 .308 .772
Austin Riley 521 .298 77 29 89 .366 .884
Adam Duvall 314 .229 41 22 68 .277 .755
Jorge Soler 308 .192 38 13 37 .288 .658
Guillermo Heredia 292 .223 44 5 25 .307 .667
Eddie Rosario 283 .254 29 7 46 .296 .685
Joc Pederson 256 .230 35 11 39 .300 .718
Ehire Adrianza 167 .246 29 4 25 .328 .717

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