Braves Looking To Bounce Back
MLB playoff odds have started to heat up, and you will find both the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves in the mix. Those teams are y meeting this weekend in Atlanta, and this is also a rematch of the 2021 NLCS.
Los Angeles comes into this game having won four straight on the road, including a 4-1 win on Friday night. This version of the Dodgers hasn’t been as dominant as in years past, but they are still one of the best teams in baseball.
Atlanta got off to a rough start to begin the 2022 season but is now 10 games over the .500 mark. The Braves have gone 23-16 at home.
The Atlanta Braves are the moneyline favorites according to the MLB lines at -149.
Dominant Pitching Leading Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers have a team ERA of 2.90, and Julio Urias was dominant in the series opener. Urias said this after the win on Friday night, “We know how potent their offense can be. We went out with a plan and executed it.”
Trae Turner leads the way for the Dodgers on offense as he is hitting .317 and has 52 RBIs. Freddie Freeman received a massive ovation in the win on Friday night, and he has had a big MLB season for the Dodgers as well.
Braves Swinging the Bats
The Atlanta Braves have been on an offensive tear and have lost just four total games. Atlanta has belted 108 home runs, and Austin Riley leads the way with 18 long balls.
Dansby Swanson has also had a monster year as he leads the team with a .305 batting average and 41 RBIs. The Braves won’t have to score a ton of runs on Saturday as Max Fried will take the mound against Mitch White.
Fried has gone 7-2 with a 2.77 ERAl.
Dodgers vs Braves Head-to-Head
Even though these teams are not in the same division, you will see plenty of recent scores and odds dating back to last year. Atlanta won the NLCS over Los Angeles a season ago, but it’s the Braves that have won three of the first four games this season.
Dodgers vs Braves Game Information
- Game: Dodgers (44-25) vs Braves (41-31)
- Location: Truist Park, Atlanta, GA
- Day/Time: Friday, June 25, 7:15 p.m. ET
- Live Stream: MLB TV
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Dodgers vs Braves Betting Lines
Los Angeles Dodgers +1½ -160 +130 8½ -120o 3½ -130o 3½ Evu
M. White -R
Atlanta Braves -1½ +140 -145 8½ Evu 4½ -115o 4½ -115u
M. Fried -L
Dodgers vs Braves Prediction
Both the Braves and Dodgers are going to be popular MLB picks throughout the season, but only one team can win this game. This should be another good matchup between the title contenders, but the Braves have a big advantage on the mound.
Los Angeles has not been as dominant of an offense in 2022, and that lineup could be shut down by Fried. This Braves team has been trending in the right direction.
Head to BetUS Sportsbook and take the Atlanta Braves -1½ as they get some revenge on the Dodgers and pick up a big win behind Fried.