Diamondbacks vs. Braves - 6/1/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (24-25) at Arizona Diamondbacks (23-25)
MLB Baseball: Monday, June 1, 2015 at 9:40 pm (Chase Field)
A Wood (3-2) (3.50) vs. A Bradley (2-2) (5.28)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks -110 / Atlanta Braves +100 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: SPSO, FSN-AZ
The Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks begin a three-game series Monday night.
The Atlanta Braves look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Braves have scored 17 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last eight games. The Braves have lost five of their last eight games when scoring three or less runs. Freddie Freeman leads Atlanta with 55 hits and 26 RBI while Andrelton Simmons and Cameron Maybin have combined for 42 RBI. The Atlanta Braves have split their last eight road games. Alex Wood gets the ball, and he’s 3-2 with a 3.50 ERA and 38 strikeouts this season. Wood is 0-1 with a 2.00 ERA and five strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks look for a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Diamondbacks have scored 20 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Diamondbacks have split their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads Arizona with 64 hits and 43 RBI while Mark Trumbo and David Peralta have combined for 47 RBI. The Arizona Diamondbacks have split their last eight home games. Archie Bradley takes the hill, and he’s 2-2 with a 5.28 ERA and 22 strikeouts this season. This will be Bradley’s first career game against the Braves.
The Braves are 6-1 in their last 7 vs. a team with a losing record and 2-6 in Woods last 8 starts. The Diamondbacks are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. National League East and 5-2 in Bradleys last 7 starts. The Braves are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Arizona and 15-7 in the last 22 meetings overall.
Both teams still trying to find a middle ground. I don't trust either right now, which is why I'm taking the home team.