Predictions for Braves vs. Athletics: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – May 31

Friday’s contest features the Atlanta Braves (31-23) and the Oakland Athletics (23-35) clashing at Truist Park (on May 31) at 7:20 PM. This matchup, according to our computer prediction, will result in a 4-3 win for the Braves.

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Braves vs. Athletics Matchup Info

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Braves vs. Athletics Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Braves 4, Athletics 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs

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Braves vs. Athletics Betting Lines

Braves vs Athletics Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Braves -227 +190 8.5 -105 -115

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Braves Betting Insights

  • Atlanta has come away with 30 wins in the 50 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • This season, the Braves have come away with a win nine times in 11 chances when named as a favorite of at least -227 or better on the moneyline.
  • Contests involving Atlanta have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 18 of 54 chances this season.
  • The Braves had a 4-10 record across the 14 games they were a moneyline favorite in their past 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 outings, Atlanta and its opponents combined to go over the run total seven times (all 15 of the games had set totals).

Athletics Betting Insights

  • Oakland has won 34% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (17-33).
  • The Athletics are 3-3 (winning 50% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +190 or longer.
  • Oakland has played in 58 games with a set over/under, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total 28 times (28-28-2).
  • In 12 games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Athletics had a record of 2-10.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Oakland and its opponents are 5-9-1 in its past 15 games with a total.

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Braves vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

Braves’ Starting Pitcher: Reynaldo López

  • The 30-year-old has pitched in nine games this season with a 1.75 ERA and 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .209.
  • Reynaldo Lopez’s team is 5-4 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline favorite.
  • López’s team is 5-4 when he starts this season.
  • In López’s nine starts with a total, the teams have hit the over two times.

Athletics’ Starting Pitcher: JP Sears

  • The 28-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.88, with 6 strikeouts per nine innings in 11 games this season. Opposing hitters have a .226 batting average against him.
  • The Athletics are 4-6 in Sears’ 10 starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Sears’ team has a 5-6 record in his starts this season.
  • Sears’ starts went over the run total four times in 11 games with a set total this season.

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Braves’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 31-23
Home 17-11
Road 14-12
One-Run Games 6-9
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-3

Athletics’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 23-35
Home 13-16
Road 10-19
One-Run Games 9-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 11-3

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