Money Line: -117.00 Atlanta (Away)
Braves over Diamondbacks- Atlanta rookie pitcher Spencer Strider is set to make his first major league start against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday in Phoenix. Strider (1-1, 2.22 ERA) has been dazzling as a reliever in his first 11 games, allowing six runs across 24 1/3 innings with 37 strikeouts. Right-hander Zac Gallen (3-0, 2.22 ERA) will take the mound for Arizona and he struggled in his last outing, giving up six runs over 5 1/3 innings against the Kansas City Royals last Tuesday. Gallen, entered the game with a 1.14 ERA but yielded seven hits while throwing 96 pitches against the Royals. Gallen has been especially tough at home, going 3-0 with a 2.40 ERA in his last seven starts at Chase Field. But, the Braves are 6-1 in the last seven meetings in Arizona. Take ATLANTA!