Rockies vs. Braves - 7/24/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (33-65) at Colorado Rockies (46-51)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 4:10 pm (Coors Field)
Tyrell Jenkins (0-1) (4.05) vs. T Chatwood (8-6) (3.83)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -180 / Atlanta Braves +170 --- Over/Under: 12 See the Latest Odds
The Colorado Rockies look to sweep the Atlanta Braves early Sunday afternoon.
The Atlanta Braves could use a win after losing seven of their last nine games. The Braves have allowed 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six straight games. The Atlanta Braves have an ERA of 4.37 and have lost seven of their last eight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Freddie Freeman leads Atlanta with 100 hits, Nick Markakis has 48 RBI and Adonis Garcia has seven home runs. Tyrell Jenkins gets the ball, and he’s 0-1 with a 4.05 ERA and nine strikeouts this season. This will be Jenkins’ first career game against the Rockies.
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The Colorado Rockies look for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Rockies have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Colorado Rockies offense continues to produce, and they’ve won nine straight games when scoring more than three runs. Carlos Gonzalez leads Colorado with 116 hits, Nolan Arenado has 73 RBI and Charlie Blackmon has 12 home runs. Tyler Chatwood takes the hill, and he’s 8-6 with a 3.83 ERA and 60 strikeouts this season. Chatwood is 1-2 with a 8.35 ERA and 12 strikeouts in his career against the Braves.
The Braves are 4-11 in their last 15 during game 4 of a series and 4-1 in their last 5 Sunday games. The Rockies are 1-4 in their last 5 Sunday games and 3-7 in Chatwoods last 10 home starts. The Braves are 0-8 in the last 8 meetings in Colorado.
I told you guys before this series started that the Braves can't hang with the Rockies in Coors. Well, the Rockies are one win away from completing a four-game sweep. Nothing changes here. Colorado gets the win and the sweep.