Braves vs. Diamondbacks - 8/15/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Diamondbacks (56-57) at Atlanta Braves (51-63)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Turner Field)
P Corbin (2-3) (4.08) vs. M Foltynewicz (4-3) (5.22)
The Line: Atlanta Braves +126 / Arizona Diamondbacks -136 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Atlanta Braves play game two Saturday night.
The Arizona Diamondbacks look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Diamondbacks have scored 21 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Diamondbacks have won five of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads Arizona with 137 hits and 84 RBI while A.J. Pollock and David Peralta have combined for 110 RBI. The Arizona Diamondbacks have lost five of their last seven road games. Patrick Corbin gets the ball, and he’s 2-3 with a 4.08 ERA and 35 strikeouts this season. Corbin is 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA and eight strikeouts in his career against the Braves.
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The Atlanta Braves look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Braves have scored nine runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Braves have won five of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Nick Markakis leads Atlanta with 131 hits and 42 RBI while Cameron Maybin and Andrelton Simmons have combined 82 RBI. The Atlanta Braves have won five of their last eight home games. Mike Foltynewicz takes the hill, and he’s 4-3 with a 5.23 ERA and 63 strikeouts this season. This will be Foltynewicz’s second career game against the Diamondbacks.
The Diamondbacks are 2-7 in their last 9 during game 2 of a series and 27-13 in Corbins last 40 starts. The Braves are 11-24 in their last 35 vs. National League West and 4-0 in Foltynewiczs last 4 home starts. The Diamondbacks are 5-17 in the last 22 meetings in Atlanta.
Corbin has been solid out of the gate, allowing three or less runs in six of his seven outings this season. Foltynewicz has allowed a combined 10 runs in his last three starts. Give me the road team with the better pitcher.