Braves vs Pirates Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 24

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  • The (85-37) are favorites vs the (85-37)
  • Braves starting pitcher: Kyle Wright (15-5), 3.13 ERA
  • Pirates starting pitcher: Mitch Keller (4-9), 4.48 ERA
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The Atlanta Braves () visit PNC Park to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates () on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 12:35pm EDT in Pittsburgh.

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

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

So far this season, the Braves are 75-47 against the spread (ATS), while the Pirates are 61-58 ATS.

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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Braves O
Pirates U

Braves vs Pirates Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Braves will win Wednesday‘s matchup with 60.3% confidence.

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


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Best Braves Player Prop Bets Today

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

  • Dansby Swanson has hit the Singles Over in 65 of his last 113 games (+17.05 Units / 13% ROI)
  • Michael Harris II has hit the Total Bases Over in 27 of his last 37 away games (+16.00 Units / 29% ROI)
  • Michael Harris II has hit the Hits Over in 54 of his last 75 games (+15.40 Units / 11% ROI)
  • Michael Harris II has hit the Runs Over in his last 8 away games (+11.45 Units / 143% ROI)
  • Vaughn Grissom has hit the Singles Over in 10 of his last 11 games (+10.40 Units / 93% ROI)

Best Pirates Player Prop Best Bets Today

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

  • Ke’Bryan Hayes has hit the Runs Under in 29 of his last 39 games at home (+16.00 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Ke’Bryan Hayes has hit the Total Bases Under in 33 of his last 45 games at home (+15.15 Units / 20% ROI)
  • Bryan Reynolds has hit the Hits Under in 24 of his last 40 games at home (+11.15 Units / 19% ROI)
  • Rodolfo Castro has hit the Runs Under in 17 of his last 20 games (+11.10 Units / 28% ROI)
  • Bryan Reynolds has hit the Runs Under in 29 of his last 42 games at home (+10.95 Units / 16% ROI)

Pirates vs Braves Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Ben Gamel 0.5 +700 0.5 -2500
Bryan Reynolds 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Ke'Bryan Hayes 0.5 +850 0.5 -5000
Kevin Newman 0.5 +1100 0.5
Oneil Cruz 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100

Pirates vs Braves Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Ben Gamel 0.5 -225 0.5 +150
Bryan Reynolds 0.5 -250 0.5 +165
Ke'Bryan Hayes 0.5 -250 0.5 +175
Kevin Newman 0.5 -275 0.5 +190
Oneil Cruz 0.5 -200 0.5 +140

Pirates vs Braves RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Ben Gamel 0.5 +175 0.5 -250
Bryan Reynolds 0.5 +165 0.5 -250
Ke'Bryan Hayes 0.5 +190 0.5 -275
Kevin Newman 0.5 +230 0.5 -350
Oneil Cruz 0.5 +220 0.5 -350

Pirates vs Braves Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Mitch Keller 3.5 -160 3.5 +110
Kyle Wright 5.5 +115 5.5 -165
  • The Atlanta Braves have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 63 of their last 99 games (+21.22 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have hit the Moneyline in 26 of their last 37 away games (+9.85 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have hit the Game Total Over in 19 of their last 33 away games (+7.60 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 20 of their last 33 away games (+7.30 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have covered the Run Line in 35 of their last 58 away games (+6.25 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 18 of their last 30 games at home (+6.60 Units / 20% ROI)

Braves Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Braves have gone 64-58 against the Run Line (-0.55 Units / -0.36% ROI).

  • 75-47 when betting on the Moneyline for +9.35 Units / 4.71% ROI
  • 60-54 when betting on the total runs Over for +0.35 Units / 0.26% ROI
  • 54-60 when betting on the total runs Under for -11.95 Units / -8.94% ROI

Pirates Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Braves have gone 61-58 against the Run Line (-4.95 Units / -3.3% ROI).

  • 46-73 when betting on the Moneyline for -6.3 Units / -5.11% ROI
  • 52-59 when betting on the total runs Over for -12.65 Units / -9.68% ROI
  • 59-52 when betting on the total runs Under for +1.7 Units / 1.29% ROI

Right-handed hitters have a groundball rate of 61% (114/188) against Kyle Wright this season — 2nd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 44% — 98th Percentile.

Kyle Wright has induced opposing hitters to ground into 21 double plays in 113 opportunities (19%) this season — 2nd best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 11% — 98th Percentile.

Kyle Wright has allowed an OPS of just .582 (267 PA’s) against right-handed batters this season — 9th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .678 — 86th Percentile.

Opponents have a two strike miss rate of 30% (106/358) against Kyle Wright this season — 10th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 25% — 83rd Percentile.

Mitch Keller: Pirates Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Mitch Keller has allowed an OBP of .421 (221 PA’s) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 141 total IP; League Avg: .299 — 0 Percentile.

Opponents are hitting .419 (175-for-418) against Mitch Keller in non-two strike counts since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 141 total IP; League Avg: .331 — 0 Percentile.

Mitch Keller has a first-pitch strike rate of just 56% (527/948) since the start of last season — 5th lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 141 total IP; League Avg: 62% — third Percentile.

Opponents are hitting .342 (51-for-149) against Mitch Keller when going through the lineup the third time in a game since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 141 total IP; League Avg: .260 — 0 Percentile.

Braves Keys to the Game vs. the Pirates

The Braves are 30-4 (.882) when scoring in the first inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .664.

The Braves are 68-14 (.829) when allowing 4 or fewer runs this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .704.

The Braves are 53-7 (.883) when scoring 5 or more runs this season — 6th best in MLB; League Avg: .800.

The Braves are 9-4 (.692) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — 4th best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

Pirates Keys to the Game vs. the Braves

The Pirates are just 86-23 (.789) when leading entering the 7th inning since the 2020 season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .876.

The Pirates are just 2-62 (.031) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .085.

The Pirates are just 32-8 (.800) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — tied for 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .886.

The Pirates are just 44-66 (.400) when allowing 5 or more extra base hits this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .533.

Braves hitters are slugging .671 on the first pitch of at-bats this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .554.

Braves hitters have 242 extra-base hits out of 596 total hits (41%) against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 35%.

Braves hitters are slugging .309 with two-strikes this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .265.

Braves hitters are slugging .490 on pitches 95 mph or greater this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .390.

Pirates hitters have an OPS of just .656 (3,268 PA’s) against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .726.

Pirates hitters have an OBP of just .293 (3,268 PA’s) against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .319.

Pirates hitters have an OBP of just .221 (5,500 PA’s) with two-strikes since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .243.

The Pirates are batting just .145 with two-strikes since the start of 2020 — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .168.

Braves pitchers have a strikeout rate of 26% this season — tied for best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Braves pitchers have a strikeout rate of 32% when going through the lineup the third time in a game this month (21 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: 19%.

Braves pitchers have a strikeout rate of 46% with two-strikes this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 42%.

Opponents have a miss rate of 28% against Braves pitchers this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

Pirates pitchers have walked 223 of 2,474 batters (9%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Pirates pitchers have walked 282 of 2,990 batters (9%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of 2020 — highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

The Pirates pitchers have allowed their opponents to score first in 61% of their games on the road this season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 47%.

Pirates pitchers have walked 1,280 of 13,077 batters (10%) since the start of 2020 — tied for highest in MLB; League Avg: 9%.

Pirates vs. Braves Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Max Kranick (Pirates): Elbow, D60
  • Yerry De Los Santos (Pirates): Lat, D60
  • Dillon Peters (Pirates): Elbow, D15
  • Canaan Smith-Njigba (Pirates): Wrist, D60
  • Colin Holderman (Pirates): Shoulder, Day-to-Day
  • Roberto Pérez (Pirates): Hamstring, D60
  • Blake Cederlind (Pirates): Elbow, D60
  • David Bednar (Pirates): Back, D15
  • Orlando Arcia (Braves): Hamstring, D10
  • Ozhanio Albies (Braves): Foot, D60
  • Darren O’Day (Braves): Calf, D15
  • Michael Soroka (Braves): Achilles, D60
  • Manuel Piña (Braves): Wrist, D60
  • Chadwick Tromp (Braves): Quad, D10
  • Luke Jackson (Braves): Elbow, D60
  • Adam Duvall (Braves): Wrist, D60

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