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Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Baseball Betting Predictions

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Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Picks

Monday’s MLB baseball betting action is loaded with tremendous sportsbook opportunities. One of the more interesting matchups from today’s lineup has to be the Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers contest. The Braves are flying high following their 3-game sweep of the Miami Marlins and are eager to extend their win streak on the road. The Dodgers on the other hand, are 2-2 in their last 4 matchups and are hopeful they can rebound at home this Monday night. So what kind of matchup are tonight’s sportsbook odds predicting?

Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – Monday, May 6th     

When: 10:10 pm ET

Where: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: MLB TV

MLB Baseball Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Braves +1½ (-150) 8 (-110) +148
Dodgers -1½ (+130) 8 (-110) -158
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Atlanta Braves          

The Braves tumble into tonight’s matchup sporting an 18-16 record that pegs them as the 2nd best team in the NL East. At the present time the division is led by the Philadelphia Phillies, who own a 1 ½ game lead over Atlanta. With this in mind, it’s clear Atlanta can take the top spot in the division if they’re able to extend their win streak. Unfortunately for Atlanta, tonight’s MLB baseball betting odds are undoubtedly pegging them as the underdog this Monday night. To prove them wrong, Atlanta will be sending none other than Max Fired to the mound. So far this season, Fried is 4-1 and sports a brilliant 2.11 and a 0.99 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Ozzie Albies (7 HR, 18 RBI, .281 BA), Freddie Freeman (6 HR, 19 RBI, .298 BA), and Ronald Acuna Jr. (6 HR, 20 RBI, .294 BA).

Los Angeles Dodgers   

The Dodgers leap into tonight’s action sporting a 22-14 record that pegs them as the best team in the NL West. However, Los Angeles’ reign atop the division is far from secure as they have 2 teams hot on their trail. In fact, the Diamondbacks are but a game behind LA and the Padres are just 2 ½ games behind the Dodgers. Accounting for Los Angeles’ recent mishaps, it’s clear that they need a strong outing at home this Monday night. And to ensure they get it, the Dodgers will be sticking with Walker Buehler here. Buehler enters this evening’s contest with an 3-0 undefeated record as well as a 5.22 ERA and a 1.19 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Corey Seager (2 HR, 10 RBI, .232 BA), Justin Turner (1 HR, 11 RBI, .275 BA), and Cody Bellinger (14 HR, 38 RBI, .412 BA).

Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Predictions

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  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games when playing as the underdog.
  • Atlanta are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers.
  • Atlanta has an 8-6 ATS record on the road this season through 14 away games this season
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers’ last 7 games against Atlanta.
  • LA Dodgers are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
  • LA Dodgers have posted a 7-9 ATS record at home through 16 home games this season

Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in this Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers matchup? All things considered, this one is definitely a tossup. Since the Braves come in with a good deal of momentum, they’re looking like a juicy underdog pick to stick with. Nevertheless, the Dodgers have too much talent on the mound to comfortably bet against them. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 5-3 Atlanta.