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2021 MLB Handicapping
(70-59) Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (82-49)
Date: Tuesday, August 31st, 2021
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA
Projected Pitchers: Charlie Morton (ATL) vs. Walker Buehler (LAD)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Braves +170 Dodgers -222
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Braves +1.5, Dodgers -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 7.5
The Braves will be in Los Angeles as they take on the Dodgers for game 2 Tuesday at 10:10 ET.
Charlie Morton is going for the Braves and Walker Buehler is getting the start for the Dodgers.
These teams met back in June and the Braves took 2 of 3 games.
The Braves have played much better as the year has gone on. They are finally looking like the team that people thought they would look like.
They are in 1st place of the National League East with a record of 70-49. They lead the Phillies by 4.5 games.
Atlanta beat the Giants 9-0 on Sunday. They took 2 games out of 3 from San Francisco. In those games, the Braves scored 15 runs and allowed 10 runs.
Ian Anderson made his return on Sunday and he looked good. He went 5.2 innings and did not allow an earned run.
The veteran Charlie Morton has once again been a reliable arm. He is 12-5 with an ERA of 3.54. His last start was against the Yankees where he went 5 innings and allowed 4 earned runs.
As the year has gone on, the pitching for this team has gotten better. They have an ERA of 3.97 which is 13th best in the majors.
They feature one of the best offenses in baseball even without Acuna Jr. This squad is scoring 4.89 runs per game.
Atlanta has hit 187 home runs which is 3rd best in the league.
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Dodgers have had an impressive season so far and they remain one of the best teams in baseball.
They are in 2nd place of the National League West with a record of 82-49. They trail the Giants by 2.5 games.
Los Angeles did lose 2 games out of 3 to the Rockies over the weekend. The Dodgers scored 7 runs and allowed 11 runs.
Mitchell White went 3.1 innings and allowed 3 earned runs on Sunday.
Walker Buehler has been amazing this year. He is 13-2 with an ERA of 2.02. His last start was against the 6.2 innings and did not allow an earned run. LA won that game 5-3.
The pitching has been very good all year long for this team. They have an ERA of 3.02 which is the best in the majors.
Their offense has also been quite good. The team is scoring 5.10 runs per game which is 3rd best in the league.
Los Angeles has hit 181 home runs which is 5th best in baseball.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Dodgers are 44-14 in their last 58 during game 2 of a series.
- Dodgers are 40-15 in their last 55 Tuesday games.
- Dodgers are 101-40 in their last 141 home games vs. a right handed starter.
- Dodgers are 20-8 in their last 28 games vs. a team with a winning record.
Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Prediction:
This is a matchup between 2 of the better teams in the National League. It should be a very entertaining series.
I do feel that the Dodgers are the better team and I like them to win this one.
This will be a very good pitching matchup. I look for Buehler to be better than Morton and get his team a win.
I think this will be a close game, so I will go with the Dodgers on the moneyline.
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