Rockies open 3-game series against Atlanta
Atlanta; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Braves favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta and Colorado match up to begin the three-game series.
The Braves are 7-6 on their home turf. Atlanta has a team on-base percentage of .353, good for third in the National League. Freddie Freeman leads the team with a mark of .425.
The Rockies are 6-7 in road games. Colorado ranks last in the National League in hitting with a .234 batting average. David Dahl leads the club with an average of .361. This is the first meeting of the season for these two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ronald Acuna Jr. leads the Braves with six home runs and is batting .301. Josh Donaldson is 12-for-37 with three doubles, four home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 5-5, .274 batting average, 4.75 ERA, outscored opponents by five runs
Rockies: 8-2, .279 batting average, 3.29 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs