Atlanta
Braves
Stadium Truist Park
97-65 Overall | NL EAST 1st
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Braves.2588552494.19
Schedule
Postseason
Thu  10/4
@
Dodgers
L0-6
Fri  10/5
@
Dodgers
L0-3
Sun  10/7
vs
Dodgers
W6-5
Mon  10/8
vs
Dodgers
L2-6
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 10/1, 9.1% (#4). Our projection recommends not betting on them to win it all. Their 5.2% chance is #6 in the league. In simulations, they win the NL 14.4% of the time and are not a good value at 4/1, 20%. They are projected to win 96 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 86. They are making the playoffs. Their chances of winning the division stand at 84.1%. They were a +160 'underdog' to make the playoffs in the preseason. Their preseason chances to win the division were 12.4% at 4/1, 20%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #2 in the NL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 138 games, their expected win percentage is 54% based on the money line odds. They are ahead of expectations with their 84-54 record. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up big (+1164 units). They are one of the best teams against the spread (69-69) for a +114 profit. Their over-under record is 68-63 with 7 pushes. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Toronto Blue Jays. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is slightly better than it should be. Their average run differential is +0.65 which ranks #3 in the NL, but their rank based on win percentage is #2. They are the #4 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #5 ranked team among home teams. Their average run differential in their past 12 games is +2.33.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Freddie Freeman who is projected to be the #7 first baseman / DH the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
13 Acuna, Ronald CF6-018012/18/19972No College
1 Albies, Ozzie 2B5-816501/07/19973No College
17 Camargo, Johan SS6-019512/13/19933No College
--- Contreras, William C6-018012/24/19970No College
84 Davidson, Tucker P6-221503/25/19960No College
75 Dayton, Grant RP6-221011/25/19873Auburn
--- De La Cruz, Jasseel P6-117506/26/19970No College
23 Duvall, Adam LF6-121509/04/19886Louisville
25 Flowers, Tyler C6-426001/24/198611No College
26 Foltynewicz, Mike SP6-420010/07/19916No College
5 Freeman, Freddie 1B6-522009/12/198910No College
54 Fried, Max SP6-419001/18/19943No College
19 Greene, Shane RP6-419711/17/19886No College
32 Hamels, Cole SP6-420512/27/198314No College
24 Hechavarria, Adeiny 2B6-019504/15/19898No College
11 Inciarte, Ender CF5-1119010/29/19906No College
12 Jackson, Alex C6-221512/25/19951No College
77 Jackson, Luke RP6-221008/24/19915No College
22 Markakis, Nick RF6-121011/17/198314No College
55 Martin, Chris RP6-822506/02/19864No College
36 Melancon, Mark RP6-221003/28/198511Arizona
33 Minter, A.J. RP6-021509/02/19933Texas A&M
15 Newcomb, Sean RP6-525506/12/19933No College
56 O'Day, Darren RP6-422010/22/198212Florida
--- Ozuna, Marcell CF6-122511/12/19907No College
--- Pache, Cristian LF6-218511/19/19980No College
--- Pfeifer, Phil RP6-019007/15/19920Vanderbilt
27 Riley, Austin LF6-324004/02/19971No College
51 Smith, Will RP6-524807/10/19897No College
61 Sobotka, Chad RP6-722507/10/19932No College
40 Soroka, Mike SP6-522508/04/19972No College
7 Swanson, Dansby SS6-119002/11/19944Vanderbilt
62 Toussaint, Touki RP6-321506/20/19962No College
63 Walker, Jeremy RP6-520506/12/19951No College
71 Webb, Jacob RP6-221008/15/19931No College
72 Weigel, Patrick SP6-623007/08/19940Houston
46 Wilson, Bryse SP6-223012/20/19972No College
30 Wright, Kyle SP6-421510/02/19952Vanderbilt
73 Ynoa, Huascar RP6-323505/28/19981No College
16 d'Arnaud, Travis C6-221102/10/19897No College