Braves and Reds face off in season opener
Cincinnati Reds vs. Atlanta Braves
Atlanta; Thursday, 8:08 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Tyler Mahle (0-0); Braves: Max Fried (0-0)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Braves -215, Reds +179; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Atlanta Braves host the Cincinnati Reds in the season opener.
Atlanta had an 88-73 record overall and a 42-38 record in home games last season. The Braves scored 4.9 runs per game while giving up 4.1 in the 2021 season.
Cincinnati had an 83-79 record overall and a 39-42 record in road games last season. The Reds slugged .431 as a team last season with 3.3 extra base hits per game.
INJURIES: Braves: Jay Jackson: 60-Day IL (lat), Luke Jackson: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Ronald Acuna Jr.: 10-Day IL (knee), Mike Soroka: 60-Day IL (achilles), Kirby Yates: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Reds: Tejay Antone: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)