Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers: Bargain Odds on NL Matchup
Posted by: Mike Davis
The year’s MLB baseball betting action continues this Wednesday night with an enticing Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers contest. The Braves have lost their last two games in a rebound and will be vying to rebound on the road this Wednesday night. The Dodgers on the other hand, are 4-1 in their last 5 and are hopeful they can build on that success this Wednesday night. So which side should players learning how to bet on sports take this evening?
Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – Wednesday, May 8th
When: 10:10 pm ET
Where: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California
TV: Local Broadcasts
Stream: MLB TV
MLB Baseball Betting Odds:
The Braves charge into this Wednesday night matchup sporting an 18-18 record that ranks them 2nd in the NL East. As aforementioned, Atlanta has dropped the last two in a row. Subsequently, the Braves are now 2 ½ games behind the NL East leading Philadelphia Phillies. Clearly the club is still in the mix of things but will need a win tonight to ensure they don’t fall too far down the divisional ladder. Unfortunately for the Braves, tonight’s MLB baseball betting odds are undoubtedly pegging them as the underdog this Wednesday evening. But to help prove the odds wrong, Atlanta will be starting Mike Foltynewicz this evening. So far this season, Foltynewicz has amassed an 0-1 record as well as a whopping 5.06 ERA and a 1.41 WHIP. Considering the Dodgers have the second most runs in the MLB, things aren’t looking up for Atlanta tonight.
Players to Watch: Ozzie Albies (7 HR, 18 RBI, .279 BA), Freddie Freeman (7 HR, 21 RBI, .288 BA), and Ronald Acuna Jr. (6 HR, 20 RBI, .278 BA).
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Dodgers make their way into tonight’s NL matchup flashing a 24-14 record that pegs them as the best team in the NL West. At the present time, Los Angeles has built up a decent lead over the division. In fact, they have a 3 game lead over Arizona and a 3 ½ game lead over the Padres. And to help build on their divisional lead this evening, Los Angeles will be starting none other than Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw enters this matchup with a 1-0 record as well as a 2.77 ERA and a 0.85 WHIP. Considering who the Braves are sending to the mound, it’s unquestionably clear that the Dodgers are tonight’s MLB baseball betting favorite.
Players to Watch: Justin Turner (4 HR, 17 RBI, .302 BA), Cody Bellinger (14 HR, 38 RBI, .403 BA), and Corey Seager (2 HR, 11 RBI, .234 BA).
Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Predictions
Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Picks
So which side should legal betting fans take in this Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers matchup? All things considered, taking the Dodgers is the only way to go here. All in all, the money line is pretty favorable so taking them straight up can pay off. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!
Score Prediction: 8-1 Los Angeles.