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Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers 08/30/2021 Predictions, MLB Preview and Spread
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Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers 08/30/2021 – Atlanta Braves will take the road to square off against the Dodgers from the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. The Atlanta Braves took things one step ahead after taking out the Giants in their last series. The Braves are at the top of the NL East Division play and they look forward to building on their success. The Dodgers are one of the hottest teams in the season and are sitting in second place in the NL West Division. The MLB spread betting picks are up and running as these teams open an important three-game series.
Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers 08/30/2021
The Atlanta Braves made up for their loss and are coming into this game after a big victory against the Giants. Atlanta smashed nine runs from the plate and restricted the Giants to just nothing in their last game. The Braves are four and a half games ahead of the Phillies at the top. Austin Riley continues to lead with a batting clip of .304 while Freddie Freeman takes the lead in home runs with 27 and hits with 141. Drew Smyly is the starter for this game against the Dodgers. The southpaw is 9-3 with a 4.54 ERA and 104 Ks in total.
Players to watch: Ozzie Albies 2B (GP 127, AB 507, R 82, H 132, 2B 34, 3B 6, HR 23, RBI 86, TB 247, BB 42, SO 104, SB 17, AVG 0.26, OBP 0.318, SLG 0.487, OPS 0.806, WAR 2.7), Dansby Swanson SS (GP 129, AB 487, R 69, H 129, 2B 30, 3B 2, HR 25, RBI 77, TB 238, BB 38, SO 128, SB 9, AVG 0.265, OBP 0.321, SLG 0.489, OPS 0.81, WAR 2.2).
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers are coming into this game after dropping their last outing with the Rockies. Los Angeles scored nothing and gave up five runs to the Rockies. The Dodgers lost the series against the Rockies with a 1-2 record. Los Angeles won a total of 82 and dropped 49 games in return. Walker Buehler will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 13-2 record on the season with an ERA of 2.02 and 178 Ks in total. Justin Turner, Max Muncy, and Chris Taylor are dominating at bats.
Players to watch: Chris Taylor LF (GP 126, AB 445, R 86, H 122, 2B 24, 3B 4, HR 19, RBI 67, TB 211, BB 56, SO 142, SB 13, AVG 0.274, OBP 0.365, SLG 0.474, OPS 0.839, WAR 3.4), Justin Turner 3B (GP 120, AB 425, R 67, H 118, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 21, RBI 70, TB 199, BB 52, SO 82, SB 1, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.369, SLG 0.468, OPS 0.837, WAR 3.5).
Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Numbers
Atlanta are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games.
Los Angeles Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers’ last 6 games.
Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Picks
Both teams are performing well, but the Dodgers are stronger than the Braves with their batting and pitching unit. The MLB predictions are intact for the Dodgers to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Dodgers 7, Braves 2.