Odds to Win the NL East: Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves +240

Last season’s biggest surprise in MLB, the Braves look stocked to make yet another run in the NL East title. The development of Ozzie Albies and Ronald Acuna was a key aspect for the Braves getting off to such a hot start last year since they complemented the hitting of Nick Markakis and Freddie Freeman. 1 participant who could make or break the batting order is AL MVP Josh Donaldson, based on how he arranges in Atlanta in his initial season. Donaldson was a walking Band-Aid for the last few seasons and when he regains any of his form from his years as a Blue Jay, the Braves crime could be powerful.
Another concern for the Braves is that their starting pitching as I am not as high on Mike Foltynewicz and Sean Newcomb as the others are and I think that they could be more likely for a letdown after such a good year. Atlanta’s pitchers held teams into a 3.75 ERA (rated seventh) plus also a .229 batting average (rated instant ) but I’m skeptical they can replicate that feat. The value at +240 isn’t good enough for me to back the Braves.

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