Braves vs. Rockies Monday Prediction
Despite the game being played in Coors, is the total for Monday night’s matchup between the Braves and Rockies set too high? First pitch is set for 8:40 p.m. ET in Colorado.
Game Snapshot & Odds
Monday, April 8, 2019
8:40 p.m. ET, Coors Field, Denver, CO
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetNow.eu, the Rockies are -128 moneyline favorites. As of this writing, 59% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Rockies to beat the Braves on the moneyline.
This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.
Atlanta Braves Fantasy Spin
Freddie Freeman went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and a pair of runs scored as the Braves edged the Marlins on Sunday. Freeman walloped a 93-mph heater from Marlins’ southpaw Caleb Smith over the fence in right field for a two-run homer, his first of the season, in the opening frame. He also led off the ninth inning with an infield single and came around to score the winning run on a base-hit from Dansby Swanson later in the frame. The 29-year-old fantasy superstar has gotten off to a blistering start, hitting .419/.561/.645 with a 10/4 K/BB ratio in nine games.
Colorado Rockies Fantasy Spin
Rockies' manager Bud Black said Sunday that David Dahl felt "something below abdomen near oblique" after his final swing in the first inning against the Dodgers on Sunday. Black added, "we are keeping our fingers crossed". Dahl has a history of oblique issues, so there's definitely reason for concern here. Raimel Tapia replaced him in the Rockies' lineup on Sunday and could be in line for increased playing time (and mixed league fantasy relevancy) if Dahl is forced to spend time on the injured list.
MLB Betting Trends
The Braves are just 7-23 in their last 30 games versus the Rockies and are 4-13 in their last 17 games at Coors Field.
The Rockies have won 20 of Kyle Freeland’s last 26 starts and are 13-3 in his last 16 home outings.
The under is a perfect 5-0 in Julio Teheran’s last five starts versus the Rockies and is 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams overall. The under is also 44-17-3 in Freeland’s last 64 starts and is 16-4 in his last 20 outings pitching on five days of rest. On the other side, the under is 10-4 in the Braves’ last 14 road games and is 17-5-1 in Teheran’s last 23 starts versus National League West opponents.
The Pick: Braves/Rockies under 10.5