Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7-2023

Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates 8/7/2023 Picks, Tips and Odds

Atlanta Braves (67-46) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (49-61)

The Atlanta Braves vs. Pittsburgh Pirates 8/7/2023 – The spacious PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will be the next venue in one of the hottest free baseball picks today indicate that this will be one of the hottest MLB match-ups when the league’s top team the Atlanta Braves collide with the mediocre Pittsburgh Pirates team in a National League inter-Division four-game series on the road on Monday evening. Atlanta aims to redeem the sudden loss of its momentum after losing two consecutive road games thus dropping their overall record to 70-39 and 33-19 when playing away from home but retained their leadership in the entire league while Baltimore is trailing by just a 1.5 games margin in second place.

However, the Braves managed to maintain their supremacy in the major league with a +163 run difference after compiling a total of 619 runs scored to date while conceding just 456 all throughout the campaign. The Atlanta Braves will try to return to their winning ways after losing four of the last ten contests, including the recent couple of road losses to the Chicago Cubs over the weekend. On Sunday, Atlanta’s offense was being controlled, leaving them scoreless in the last three innings and just scored 4 runs on 10 hits in a 4-6 road loss to the Chi Cubs.

Right Fielder Ronald Acuna Jr averages .341 at the plate while adding a team-high 147 hits and a .423 on-base percentage in leading the offense for the Braves. First Baseman Matt Olson contributed a team-leading 38 home runs scored and 94 runs batted in for Atlanta. The Braves recorded a team batting average of .270 with a slugging percentage of .499 for the season. On Monday, the Atlanta Braves will deploy right-hander Spencer Strider to the pitcher’s mound to start the series opener versus the Pittsburgh Pirates. The right-handed thrower is 12-3 on the season with a strong 3.61 ERA, a solid 1.09 WHlP, and fanned out 208 batters with 103 hits, 38 free walks, and 18 home runs conceded through 129.2 innings pitched in his starts.


Braves vs. Pirates Game Info

When: Monday, August 7, 2023, 7:05 PM ET
Where: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Stream: MLB.TV

Spencer Strider (12-3, 3.61 ERA) vs Osvaldo Bido (2-2, 5.18 ERA)

The Pittsburgh Pirates are preparing to defend their home field against the invading and the league’s supreme team Atlanta Braves on Monday evening. Pittsburgh is trying to hold on in its existence in the league after winning two of the last three contests played to improve their overall standing to 50-61 and 26-28 at home play but stayed in fourth place of the NL Central with 9 games behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the first place.


Moreover, the Pirates had difficulty scoring runs after gaining a -78 run difference following 457 total runs scored to date but also wasted 535 during the season. The Pittsburgh Pirates split a four-game series and got even with Milwaukee following a 4-1 road victory last time. Endy Rodriguez and Connor Joe nailed a home run apiece to spoil the comeback of Brewer’s starter Brandon Woodruff after four months of being sidelined resulting in a 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh last Sunday.


Left Fielder Bryan Reynolds batted an average of .265 in leading the Pirates while adding a team-high 99 total hits made this season while Center Fielder Jack Suwinski led Pittsburgh in home runs scored with 21 and in runs batted in at 53 for the year. Designated Hitter Andrew McCutchen contributed a team-leading on-base percentage of .381 for the Pirates. On Monday, the Pittsburgh Pirates will appoint righty Osvaldo Bido to take on the pitcher’s rubber to start game 1 of a series against the Atlanta Braves. The right-handed starter is 2-2 this year with an ERA of 5.18, a WHlP at 1.52, and 31 strikeouts with 36 hits, 14 bases on balls, and 2 long balls allowed across 33.0 frames of work in his starts.


MLB Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta Braves -275

The totals went OVER in 6 of Atlanta’s last 9 outings while the Braves are 6-3 SU in their last 9 matches. The Atlanta Braves are 8-0 In their last 8 contests played versus Pittsburgh, the Braves are 1-4 SU in their last 5 road games. The Atlanta Braves are 4-1 straight up in their last 5 outings when playing on the road against the Pittsburgh Pirates.


Atlanta Braves Betting Trends

The Atlanta Braves are 3-2 in their last 5 contests played.
The Braves are 3-2 in their 5 matches against the spread.
Atlanta is 26-26 in its last road games against the spread.
The totals went OVER in 3 of the Braves’ last outings played.
The totals went OVER in 34 of the Atlanta Braves’ last 57 contests at home.


Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends

The Pittsburgh Pirates are 2-3 in their last 5 outings played.
The Pirates are 3-2 in their last 5 games against the spread.
Pittsburgh is 29-28 in its road matches played against the spread.
The totals went OVER in 3 of the Pirates’ last 5 contests.
The totals went OVER in 30 of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ last 54 outings played at home


Atlanta Braves vs. Pittsburgh Pirates 8/7/2023 Betting Picks

The latest sports pick indicates that the Atlanta Braves will dominate this match-up on the road with a 33-19 record versus the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates at home with a 26-28 record. The Braves hold the seventh-best team record in ERA and will clash with the Pirates squad that ranked 27th in runs scored. Though Pittsburgh will be playing at home, Atlanta is more dominant when playing away from home. Take the Braves to bounce back on the road on Monday.


Starting Pitcher Spencer Strider is the better starter here with a 12-3 record, an impressive ERA of 3.61, a strong WHlP at 1.09, and has retired 208 batters in his starts. Strider gave up only three earned runs through the last 13 innings pitched in just two starts.

Free Pick and Prediction: Atlanta Braves 5-1.


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