Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers 08/31/2021 Forecast, Analysis and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers 08/31/2021 – The Atlanta Braves are all set to square off against the Los Angeles Dodgers in their second game of a three-game series. The Braves are at the top of the NL East Division play ahead of the Phillies in the second. The Los Angeles Dodgers are just a game and a half behind the Giants at the top spot in the NL West Division play. The Los Angeles Dodgers are all set to make it to the playoffs and the best betting odds remain in their favor to win this game against the Braves. Both teams will battle from the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.
Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers 08/31/2021
With a 70-60 record on the season, the Atlanta Braves are 10 games ahead of the .500 mark. Atlanta has been three games ahead of the Phillies and their battle for the NL East Division title continues. Last night, they were unable to get past the Dodgers as they scored three runs and gave up five in return. Atlanta has a decent ERA of 3.97 and they have struck out a total of 1149 opponent hitters. The Braves have smashed 631 runs in total with 187 home runs. Atlanta is holding a WHIP of 1.27 with an OBP of .323.
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 will not make it easy for the Giants as they continue their battle for the division title. The defending world champions have an easy shot to repeat their success. The Dodgers are holding a team ERA of 3.02 with a total of 1308 strikeouts. Overall, they hold a WHIP of 1.11. From the plate, they are .207 with their batting average and have 1074 hits. Los Angeles smashed 181 home runs in a span of 668 runs scored.
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
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta’s last 9 games.
Los Angeles Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers’ last 5 games.
Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Picks
The top online sportsbook predictions are intact for the Dodgers to continue their success and win against the Braves. The Dodgers have a strong batting unit and their pitching squad is strong enough to hold the Braves.
Score Prediction: Dodgers 7, Braves 3.