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Moneyline pick, best player prop for Braves vs. Cubs on Tuesday

We go over some of the best betting options for Sunday’s matchup between the Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs.

Atlanta Braves right fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. reacts after hitting a home run against the Miami Marlins during the seventh inning at Truist Park. Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

The Atlanta Braves will visit the Chicago Cubs for a Sunday night baseball matchup to wrap up a three-game series, and the first pitch is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. ET. Oddsmakers at DraftKings Sportsbook expect a close game given how recent meetings have gone between these two ball clubs. Here are some of the best betting options consider.

Braves vs. Cubs, 7:00 p.m. ET

Moneyline pick: Braves +123

The Braves split their first two games in their series against the Cubs and have a chance to win it at Wrigley Field. While Atlanta is starting an inexperienced 23-year-old on the mound as the away team, it has dynamic batting on its side. Chicago entered Sunday with the least hits in MLB, so I don’t expect them to replicate their 14-hit performance from Saturday. Wilson is no slouch and limited the Los Angeles Dodgers to one hit in six innings the last time he started.

Player Prop: Ronald Acuna Jr. O1.5 hits (+144)

Acuna has ascended to a new level this year and is batting a ridiculous .433. He leads MLB in hits with 26 and has notched six multi-hit games in his last nine outings. If any batter is a shoo-in for a multi-hit game at this point in the season, it’s Acuna.

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