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Braves Vs Pirates: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 7/5/2021

The Atlanta Braves (41-42) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (30-53) meet on Monday at 7:05 PM ET. The Braves are favored (-195) against the underdog Pirates (+165). Atlanta’s Max Fried and Pittsburgh’s Chase De Jong pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of July 5, 2021, 2:01 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Braves vs Pirates Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Fried (ATL) Pitcher De Jong (PIT)
5 – 4 W/L 0 – 3
62.2 IP 28.2
4.16 ERA 5.65
1.310 WHIP 1.500
8.9 K/9 8.2
3.2 BB/9 2.8

Braves Probable Starter Max Fried

  • Fried (5-4) takes the mound first for the Braves in his 13th start of the season. He’s put together a 4.16 ERA in 62 2/3 innings pitched, with 62 strikeouts.
  • In his last appearance — out of the bullpen on Sunday — the lefty tossed 2/3 innings against the Marlins while surrendering hits.
  • He meets a Pirates offense that ranks last in the league with 285 total runs scored while batting .226 as a squad. His opponent has a collective .350 slugging percentage (30th in MLB play) and has hit a total of 63 home runs (30th in the league).
  • The Braves have been favored on the moneyline in 12 of Fried’s starts this season, and they went 7-5 in those matchups.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 5, 2021 at 2:18 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Pirates Stats vs Fried

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kevin Newman 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Bryan Reynolds 5 .200 1 0 1 .333 .733
Adam Frazier 4 .250 1 0 0 .400 .650
Jacob Stallings 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Gregory Polanco 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Wilmer Difo 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Phillip Evans 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Pirates Probable Starter Chase De Jong

  • The Pirates will hand the ball to De Jong (0-3) for his seventh start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up five earned runs in five innings pitched on Wednesday in his last outing, a matchup with the Rockies.
  • The Braves rank 11th in MLB with 390 runs scored this season. They have a .237 batting average this campaign with 116 home runs (fourth in the league).
  • When he starts a game and his team is the underdog on the moneyline, they have a record of 1-4.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 5, 2021 at 2:18 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Braves Stats vs De Jong

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Abraham Almonte 2 1.000 2 0 1 1.000 3.000
Kevan Smith 2 .500 1 1 1 .500 2.500

Braves Betting Trends

  • The Braves average 3.9 runs per game on the road while scoring 5.3 per contest at home.
  • The Braves have the No. 11 offense in baseball scoring 4.7 runs per game (390 total runs).
  • The Braves have won 48.1% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (26-28).
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -195 or shorter, Atlanta has gone 6-3 (66.7%).
  • Atlanta has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 39 times this season for a 39-40-4 record against the over/under.
  • Atlanta went 3-2 over the five games it was moneyline favorites in its last 10 matchups.

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Pirates Betting Trends

  • The Pirates have scored 285 runs (just 3.4 per game) this season, which ranks last in MLB.
  • In 41 home games this season, they’ve scored 3.9 runs per contest compared to the 3.0 per game they score away from PNC Park.
  • This season, the Pirates have won 26 out of the 76 games, or 34.2%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Pittsburgh has a record of 8-12 in games where oddsmakers have them as underogs of at least +165 on the moneyline.
  • Pittsburgh and its opponents have hit the over in 38 of their 83 games with a total this season.
  • In 10 games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, Pittsburgh has a record of 3-7.

Braves Players to Watch

  • Ronald Acuna Jr. leads the Braves with 23 home runs.
  • Acuna ranks fifth in HR (23), 16th in OBP (.382), and 24th in SLG (.595) among qualified hitters in MLB action.
  • Freddie Freeman is batting .268 with 11 doubles, 17 home runs and 43 walks.
  • Freeman ranks 24th in HR among the qualified hitters in MLB play.
  • Freeman has hit safely in seven games in a row. During that streak he is batting .423 with a double, four walks and four RBIs.

Braves Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ozzie Albies 313 .265 50 15 59 .327 .841
Freddie Freeman 306 .268 54 17 46 .361 .832
Dansby Swanson 305 .230 35 13 35 .279 .705
Austin Riley 286 .273 40 14 39 .348 .810
Ronald Acuña Jr. 279 .276 66 23 51 .382 .977
Guillermo Heredia 165 .279 29 4 18 .353 .814
William Contreras 138 .210 16 7 21 .281 .680
Ehire Adrianza 118 .254 19 4 21 .331 .763
Abraham Almonte 86 .221 12 1 9 .382 .754
Ender Inciarte 75 .213 10 2 10 .277 .584

Pirates Players to Watch

  • Bryan Reynolds is batting .306 this season with a team-high 15 home runs and 46 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Reynolds ranks ninth in AVG (.306), sixth in OBP (.388), 10th in SLG (.533), and 17th in hits (89).
  • Adam Frazier leads Pittsburgh in batting with a .321 average while slugging four homers and driving in 28 runs.
  • Among qualified hitters, Frazier ranks fifth in AVG (.321), fifth in OBP (.390), fifth in SLG (.458), and second in hits (103) in the league.

Pirates Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Adam Frazier 321 .321 50 4 28 .390 .848
Bryan Reynolds 291 .306 46 15 46 .388 .921
Kevin Newman 278 .209 25 3 13 .248 .521
Grégory Polanco 221 .199 23 9 23 .269 .631
Jacob Stallings 207 .222 18 5 32 .309 .681
Phillip Evans 179 .207 20 5 14 .311 .624
Ben Gamel 124 .242 15 4 8 .304 .723
Ke’Bryan Hayes 106 .245 16 3 15 .325 .721
Michael Perez 101 .139 9 5 11 .202 .529
Wilmer Difo 87 .241 7 1 7 .290 .658

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