Colorado Rockies vs Atlanta Braves 6/3/22 MLB Picks, Predictions, Odds

SPORTS CHAT PLACE

The Atlanta Braves and Colorado Rockies meet Friday in MLB action at Coors Field. The Atlanta Braves look for a win after splitting their last 8 games. The Colorado Rockies need a win after losing 6 of their last 9 games.

The Atlanta Braves have scored 26 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 7 of their last 10 games. The Braves have won 8 of their last 9 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Austin Riley leads the Braves with 54 hits and 29 RBI, while Ozzie Albies and Dansby Swanson have combined for 102 hits and 48 RBI. Max Fried gets the ball, and he is 5-2 with a 3.10 ERA and 57 strikeouts this season. Fried is 1-1 with a 4.50 ERA and 14 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.

The Colorado Rockies have scored 20 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 5 of their last 7 games. The Rockies have lost 7 of their last 11 games when scoring 4 or more runs. CJ Cron leads the Rockies with 61 hits and 40 RBI, while Connor Joe and Jose Iglesias have combined for 100 hits and 29 RBI. Chad Kuhl gets the ball, and he is 4-2 with a 3.56 ERA and 38 strikeouts this season. Kuhl is 1-0 with a 2.45 ERA and 12 strikeouts in his career against the Braves.

The Braves are 7-3 in their last 10 games as a favorite and 7-2 in their last 9 Friday games. The Rockies are 11-5 in their last 16 Friday games and 7-16 in their last 23 overall. The over is 17-8-2 in Braves last 27 overall. The over is 6-2 in Rockies last 8 overall. The Braves are 12-30 in the last 42 meetings.

Max Fried has been strong all year, and he’s actually been his best on the road through 19 innings, where he has a 2.37 ERA and .188 allowed batting average. Chad Kuhl is coming off a shaky month of May, where he allowed 30 hits and 14 earned runs in 24.1 innings. The Rockies pitching staff as a whole is having a historic bad stretch these last few days, giving up 39 runs in their last 3 games. Yeah, no. Give me the Braves.

Author: Lucy Green