Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 6/7/2014
Sunday, June 8, 2014, 3:10 PM on FSSO, FSAZ
Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona
Atlanta Braves - Harang, A (4-4) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Anderson, C (4-0)
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Veteran Aaron Harang looks to continue his great start to the season when he and the Atlanta Braves face off against Chase Anderson and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday afternoon.
Aaron Harang went 6.2 innings against the Miami Marlins on the road last week and gave up just two runs, but he had to settle for a no decision. He gave up five hits in that outing and walked four while striking out a season-worst two batters. Harang is 4-4 this season and he has struck out 73 batters in 72.1 innings of work while giving up just three home runs.
Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero is 10-for-18 against Harang in his career with a double and a home run. Paul Goldschmidt has five hits in 10 at-bats against him with a double, two homers and four RBI.
Rookie Chase Anderson picked up his fourth win in four starts by beating the Colorado Rockies on the road last week. He gave up just one run on four hits in six innings of work while striking out three and walking two. He does have a pretty good 3.32 ERA, but he is a bit lucky to be 4-0 because he has gotten 10.32 runs per nine innings from his offense.
All of the Braves will be seeing Anderson for the first time on Sunday. So far this year, he has thrown his 91 mph fastball about 64% of the time, and his changeup has been his highest-rated pitch.
Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta Braves are 22-34-2 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Atlanta Braves is 0.1
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 29-29-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is -0.9
Injuries to Watch
05/10/14 P Jordan Walden Hamstring 15-day DL (5/5)
03/29/14 P Brandon Beachy Elbow 60-day DL (3/21), out for season
03/29/14 P Cory Gearrin Elbow 60-day DL (3/26)
03/28/14 P Kris Medlen Elbow 60-day DL (3/21), out for season
03/28/14 P Jonny Venters Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
06/03/14 SS Cliff Pennington Thumb 15-day DL (6/2)
06/01/14 CF A.J. Pollock Hand 15-day DL (6/1)
05/06/14 P J.J. Putz Elbow 15-day DL (5/4)
04/23/14 LF Mark Trumbo Foot 15-day DL (4/22)
04/18/14 P David Hernandez Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
03/31/14 P Daniel Hudson Elbow 15-day DL (3/29)
03/27/14 P Matt Reynolds Elbow 60-day DL (3/19)
03/27/14 P Patrick Corbin Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Arizona
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