The Colorado Rockies and Atlanta Braves meet Wednesday in MLB action at Truist Park. The Rockies look for a win after winning four of their last five games. The Braves look for a win after splitting their last 10 games.
The Colorado Rockies have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last six games. The Rockies have won six of their last eight games when scoring four or more runs. Charlie Blackmon leads the Rockies with 124 hits and 74 RBI while Ryan McMahon and Raimel Tapia have combined for 242 hits and 118 RBI. Antonio Senzatela gets the ball, and he is 4-0 with a 4.11 ERA and 93 strikeouts this season. Senzatela is 2-0 with a 3.66 ERA and 10 strikeouts in his career against the Braves.
The Atlanta Braves have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five straight games. The Braves have won five of their last seven games when scoring four or more runs. Freddie Freeman leads the Braves with 159 hits and 78 RBI while Austin Riley and Ozzie Albies have combined for 296 hits and 183 RBI. Huascar Ynoa gets the ball, and he is 4-5 with a 3.22 ERA and 78 strikeouts this season. This will be Ynoa’s second career game against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 21-52 in their last 73 road games. The Braves are 5-2 in their last 7 home games and 0-6 in their last 6 during game 2 of a series. The under is 3-1-1 in Rockies last 5 overall. The under is 13-5-3 in Braves last 21 overall. The Rockies are 8-1 in the last 9 meetings in Atlanta.
The Braves should be favored considering they have more to play for and Ynoa has been solid this season. However, Ynoa has allowed eight hits and six runs in his last 10.2 innings. Also, Senzatela has allowed just 39 hits and 15 runs in his last 43.2 innings. With the big plus money we’re getting here, it’s hard not to side with the Rockies in this spot.
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