Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves 7/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, July 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Anibal Sanchez
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to SunTrust Park on Thursday, July 26, 2018 to take on the Atlanta Braves. The expected starting pitchers are Rich Hill for the Dodgers and Anibal Sanchez for the Braves.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -125 and Atlanta at +115. The Dodgers have a 42-53-7 over/under mark and a 44-58-0 run line record. The Braves are 51-47-0 against the run line and have a 50-44-4 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 42-53-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 44-58-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 50-44-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 51-47-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
07/24/18 3B Justin Turner Groin 10-day DL (07/23)
07/09/18 RF Yasiel Puig Oblique 10-day DL (07/09)
07/07/18 P Yimi Garcia Forearm 10-day DL (07/04)
06/28/18 P Josh Fields Shoulder 10-day DL (06/28)
06/16/18 P Pedro Baez Biceps 10-day DL (06/13)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/03/18 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 60-day DL (05/03)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Zac Rosscup Finger 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
07/25/18 2B Ozzie Albies Hamstring is "?" Thursday vs Los Angeles Dodgers
07/14/18 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 10-day DL (07/14)
07/06/18 P Max Fried Finger 10-day DL (07/06)
06/28/18 P Brandon McCarthy Knee 10-day DL (06/28)
06/22/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 60-day DL (04/18)
06/22/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 60-day DL (06/20)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 56-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rich Hill has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.26 and a WHIP of 1.39 this year. He has 69 strikeouts over his 61.1 innings pitched and he's given up 61 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 336 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the bullpen and they've struck out 401 hitters and walked 147 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.49. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 821 base hits and 357 earned runs. They have allowed 112 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 280 batters and struck out 973. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.65.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .246, good for 15th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .311 with an on-base percentage of .384. He has 121 hits this season in 389 at bats with 66 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .563 and an OPS+ of 160. Matt Kemp is hitting .317 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 100 hits and he has driven in 63 men in 315 at bats. His OPS+ is 141 while his slugging percentage is at .540. The Dodgers have 848 hits, including 185 doubles and 138 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 385 times so far this season and they have struck out 856 times as a unit. They have left 700 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 483 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 54-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.76, Anibal Sanchez has a 5-2 record and a 1.06 WHIP this season. He has 70 strikeouts over the 71.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 54 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.20 and they have given up 303 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 349 batters and walked 160 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 762 base knocks and 382 earned runs this season. They have given up 105 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 380 hitters and struck out 868 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.11.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .318 with an OBP of .403. He has 121 hits this year along with 66 RBI in 381 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .538 with an OPS+ of 157. Nick Markakis is hitting .319 this season and he has an OBP of .384. He has collected 123 hits in 386 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .479. The Braves as a unit have 898 base hits, including 208 doubles and 106 homers. Atlanta has walked 319 times this year and they have struck out on 778 occasions. They have had 704 men left on base and have an OPS of .752. They have scored 4.91 runs per game and totaled 481 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Braves +115
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