Rockies vs. Braves MLB Prediction
The Rockies and Braves will wrap up their series in Atlanta on Thursday afternoon when the two teams meet at 12:20 p.m. ET. Is the under a safe bet in this matchup?
901 Colorado Rockies (+150) at 902 Atlanta Braves (-170); o/u 8.5
12:20 p.m. ET, Thursday, September 16, 2021
Truist Park, Atlanta, GA
Colorado Rockies DFS Notes
German Marquez shut out the Phillies for six innings in the Rockies' 11-2 win Friday. The Phillies almost completed the shutout, but Ben Bowden allowed two runs -- one earned -- in the ninth. Marquez went without allowing a run for the sixth time in 29 starts this season. He's given the Rockies 17 quality starts.
Atlanta Braves DFS Notes
Ian Anderson yielded two runs in five innings and struck out nine Friday in the Braves' 6-2 takedown of the Marlins. Anderson tied his season high in strikeouts. Braves pitchers fanned 17 in all, with Sean Newcomb and Luke Jackson both striking out three in their innings of work. Anderson has won two of his three starts since coming off the IL at the end of last month. He's 7-5 with a 3.61 ERA for the season.
Rockies vs. Braves MLB Betting Prediction
The under is 5-1-1 in the last seven meetings between these two teams, is 8-2-2 in the Rockies’ last 12 road games and is 6-1-2 in their last eight games as a road underdog. On the other side, the under is 8-1-2 in the Braves’ last 11 games versus National League West opponents and is 13-5-4 in the Braves’ last 22 games overall.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: ROCKIES/BRAVES UNDER 8.5