Diamondbacks vs Braves Prediction MLB Picks Today 6/2

Diamondbacks vs Braves Prediction MLB Picks Today 6/2

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MLB Predictions: Atlanta Braves vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

Welcome to KingPin.pro, your trusted source for expert MLB predictions and picks. In this article, we'll analyze the matchup between the Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks on June 2, 2023. The game will take place at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona, starting at 6:40 PM. Be sure to download the KingPin.pro app for iOS and Android to access our free MLB predictions.

 

Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves come into this game with a record of 33-23, including an impressive 18-9 record on the road. They have been playing well and are considered the favorites in this matchup. Let's dive deeper into their pitching and hitting performance to understand their strengths.

Pitching Analysis

The Braves will have Charlie Morton on the mound for this game. Morton has been solid with a 5-5 record and a 3.59 ERA. He has the experience and skill to give the Braves a chance to win, but he will face a tough Diamondbacks lineup.

Hitting Analysis

The Braves' lineup is led by power hitter Matt Olson, who has 17 home runs and 42 RBIs. They also have Ronald Acuna Jr., who boasts a .324 batting average and provides a spark at the top of the lineup. The Braves have the offensive firepower to put runs on the board.

 

Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks have a strong record of 34-23, including a solid 19-12 record at home. They have been playing well and will aim to challenge the Braves in this matchup. Let's examine their pitching and hitting performance to understand their chances in this game.

Pitching Analysis

The Diamondbacks will send Merrill Kelly to the mound. Kelly has been impressive this season with a 6-3 record and a 2.83 ERA. He has shown good command and the ability to keep hitters off balance. His presence on the mound gives the Diamondbacks a chance to compete with the Braves.

Hitting Analysis

Although not as well-known as some other lineups, the Diamondbacks have been productive at the plate. Christian Walker leads the team with 12 home runs and 35 RBIs, while Lourdes Gurriel Jr. provides consistent hitting with a .309 batting average. The Diamondbacks have the potential to generate offense against Charlie Morton and the Braves' pitching staff.

 

Prediction

Considering the pitching matchup and the Diamondbacks' strong performance at home, our prediction for this game is that the Arizona Diamondbacks will keep the game close. Merrill Kelly has been very solid on the mound and has allowed only 4 hits or less in each of his last 4 starts while Charlie Morton has allowed many hits per game which complicate things for him on this game.

 

Pick: Diamondbacks +1.5 

 

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