Athletics vs Braves Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Jun 8

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  • The Braves (29-27) are -250 favorites vs the Athletics (20-37)
  • Athletics starting pitcher: Jared Koenig (-), ERA
  • Braves starting pitcher: Ian Anderson (4-3), 4.696 ERA
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The Oakland Athletics (+190) visit Truist Park to take on the Atlanta Braves (-250) on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 7:20pm EDT in Atlanta.

The Braves are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (-120).

The Athletics vs Braves Over/Under is 9.5 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Athletics are 20-37 against the spread (ATS), while the Braves are 27-29 ATS.

Athletics vs. Braves Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Athletics+1.5 +100O 9.5 -115+190
Braves -1.5 -120U 9.5 -105-250

Athletics vs Braves Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Braves will win Wednesday‘s matchup with 56.7% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Athletics and Braves and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Athletics Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Athletics players for Wednesday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Ramon Laureano has hit the Hits Over in his last 11 games (+11.65 Units / 61% ROI)
  • Ramon Laureano has hit the Total Bases Over in his last 10 games (+11.20 Units / 79% ROI)
  • Elvis Andrus has hit the Runs Over in 4 of his last 5 away games (+6.10 Units / 122% ROI)
  • Elvis Andrus has hit the Hits Over in 11 of his last 14 games (+5.95 Units / 25% ROI)
  • Seth Brown has hit the Runs Under in his last 5 games (+5.00 Units / 46% ROI)

Best Braves Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Braves players for Wednesday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Matt Olson has hit the Runs Under in 30 of his last 41 games (+13.65 Units / 23% ROI)
  • Dansby Swanson has hit the Hits Over in 29 of his last 42 games (+13.30 Units / 21% ROI)
  • Dansby Swanson has hit the Singles Over in 26 of his last 44 games (+13.15 Units / 28% ROI)
  • Matt Olson has hit the Singles Under in 18 of his last 23 games at home (+10.45 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Austin Riley has hit the Hits Over in 12 of his last 15 games (+9.70 Units / 38% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have covered the Run Line in 20 of their last 24 away games (+15.15 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the Moneyline in 13 of their last 24 away games (+8.75 Units / 36% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the Game Total Under in 9 of their last 15 away games (+4.50 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 20 of their last 30 games (+8.97 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have hit the Game Total Over in 18 of their last 29 games at home (+8.30 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 25 of their last 44 games (+6.75 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have hit the Moneyline in their last 6 games (+6.00 Units / 55% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have covered the Run Line in 26 of their last 48 games (+3.55 Units / 6% ROI)

Athletics Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Athletics have gone 27-30 against the Run Line (-11.35 Units / -14.92% ROI).

  • 20-37 when betting on the Moneyline for -11.65 Units / -19.29% ROI
  • 24-29 when betting on the total runs Over for -8.5 Units / -13.35% ROI
  • 29-24 when betting on the total runs Under for +2.5 Units / 4.02% ROI

Braves Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Athletics have gone 27-29 against the Run Line (-4 Units / -5.5% ROI).

  • 29-27 when betting on the Moneyline for -6.7 Units / -8.34% ROI
  • 30-23 when betting on the total runs Over for +5 Units / 8.07% ROI
  • 23-30 when betting on the total runs Under for -9.75 Units / -15.88% ROI

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Ian Anderson: Braves Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Ian Anderson allowed a batting average of .293 vs right-handed batters (seventh worst)– ninth Percentile and just .181 vs left-handed batters this season (eighth best among qualified SPs)– 87th Percentile.

Ian Anderson has a strike rate of just 61% (334/547) against right-handed batters this season — 2nd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 66% — second Percentile.

Ian Anderson has allowed a slugging percentage of .792 (38 Total Bases / 48 ABs) when going through the lineup the third time in a game this season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .416 — first Percentile.

Ian Anderson has allowed an OPS of 1.263 (53 PA’s) when going through the lineup the third time in a game this season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .725 — first Percentile.

Athletics Keys to the Game vs. the Braves

The Athletics are just 7-24 (.226) at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .513.

The Athletics are just 1-14 (.067) when allowing 10 or more hits this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .276.

The Athletics are just 20-32 (.385) when allowing 5 or more extra base hits this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .534.

The Athletics are just 3-20 (.130) when allowing 5 or more runs this season — 7th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .202.

Braves Keys to the Game vs. the Athletics

The Braves are just 0-24 (.000) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — tied for lowest in MLB; League Avg: .075.

The Braves are just 23-5 (.821) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .905.

The Braves are 24-8 (.750) when allowing 4 or fewer runs this season — 10th best in MLB; League Avg: .705.

The Braves are just 1-22 (.043) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — 6th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .095.

Athletics hitters have an OPS of just .575 (1,443 PA’s) against RHP this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .697.

Athletics hitters have an OPS of just .595 (2,038 PA’s) this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .699.

The Athletics are batting just .199 at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .242.

Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .274 (2,038 PA’s) this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .311.

Braves hitters have 195 extra-base hits out of 450 total hits (43%) against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 35%.

Braves hitters have 237 extra-base hits out of 557 total hits (42%) against LHP since the start of 2020 — best in MLB; League Avg: 36%.

Braves hitters are slugging .536 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .449.

Braves hitters have put just 34% of their swings in play this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 37%.

Athletics pitchers have walked 157 of 2,455 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of 2020 — tied for 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Athletics pitchers have walked 618 of 8,199 batters (7%) since the start of last season — 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 9%.

The Athletics have won just 11% of games in which their opponents scored first this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 29%.

The Athletics have won just 12% of home games in which their opponents scored first this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 32%.

Braves pitchers have walked 48 of 502 batters (10%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — 3rd highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Braves pitchers have a strikeout rate of 30% in close and late situations this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 24%.

Braves pitchers have induced opposing hitters to ground into just 34 double plays in 431 opportunities (8%) this season — tied for 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 10%.

Opponents have a groundball batting average of just .203 against Braves pitchers with runners on base this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .244.

Braves vs. Athletics Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Tyler Matzek (Braves): Shoulder, D15
  • Kirby Yates (Braves): Elbow, D60
  • Michael Soroka (Braves): Achilles, D60
  • Eddie Rosario (Braves): Eye, D60
  • Travis d’Arnaud (Braves): Forearm, Day-to-Day
  • Collin McHugh (Braves): Undisclosed, D10
  • Manuel Piña (Braves): Wrist, D60
  • Luke Jackson (Braves): Undisclosed, D60
  • Randy Jackson (Braves): Lat, D60
  • Skye Bolt (Athletics): Oblique, D60
  • Brent Honeywell Jr. (Athletics): Elbow, D60
  • Daulton Jefferies (Athletics): Arm, D60
  • Stephen Piscotty (Athletics): Calf, D10
  • Deolis Guerra (Athletics): Elbow, D60

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