Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports. Pitctured: Padres right fielder Hunter Renfroe (10) is congratulated by first baseman Eric Hosmer
Coming into the 2018 season, expectations for the Braves were not particularly high. After finishing 2017 at 72-90, they were given a win total of 73.5, the sixth lowest in the Majors. To say they’ve outperformed expectations thus far would be an understatement.
At 35-24, Atlanta has won 14.8 units for bettors, making them the most profitable team in the league. Naturally, public perception of the Braves has changed quite a bit over the past two months. In fact, with 78% of bettors behind them tonight (10 p.m. ET at San Diego), the Braves are the most popular play on the board.