Atlanta Braves at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Game Picks 5/6/2019
Monday, May 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Max Fried vs. Walker Buehler
The Atlanta Braves visit Dodger Stadium on Monday, May 6, 2019 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Max Fried for the Braves and Walker Buehler for the Dodgers.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +153 and Los Angeles at -163. The Braves have a 18-14-1 over/under record and a 16-17-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 20-13-0 against the run line and have a 14-19-0 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 18-14-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 16-17-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 14-19-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 20-13-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
05/04/19 LF Ronald Acuna Jr. Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Miami Marlins
04/30/19 P Chad Sobotka Abdominal 10-day IL (04/29)
04/29/19 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 60-day IL (04/28); is out for season
04/28/19 P Jesse Biddle Thigh 10-day IL (04/27)
04/15/19 P Jonny Venters Calf 10-day IL (04/15)
03/25/19 P Darren O'Day Arm 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
05/04/19 1B Cody Bellinger Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs San Diego Padres
04/30/19 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 10-day IL (04/30)
04/29/19 P Caleb Ferguson Oblique 10-day IL (04/28)
03/25/19 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 17-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Fried has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 2.11 and a WHIP of 0.99 this season. He has 33 strikeouts over his 38.1 innings pitched and he's given up 31 hits. He's allowed 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 106 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 135 hitters and walked 73 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.41. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 269 base hits and 143 earned runs. They have allowed 42 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 139 batters and struck out 302. They have walked 4.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.54.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .268, good for 2nd in the league. The Braves hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .351, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .424. He has 39 hits this season in 126 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .524 and an OPS+ of 152. Ozzie Albies is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 41 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 141 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .511. The Braves have 302 hits, including 59 doubles and 44 home runs. Atlanta has walked 139 times so far this season and they have struck out 275 times as a unit. They have left 259 men on base and have a team OPS of .803. They score 5.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 171 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 22-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.22, Walker Buehler has a 3-0 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 24 strikeouts over the 29.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He's allowing 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.61 and they have given up 106 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 121 batters and walked 41 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 270 base knocks and 135 earned runs this season. They have given up 45 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 92 hitters and struck out 304 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .415 with an OBP of .489. He has 49 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 118 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .847 with an OPS+ of 250. Justin Turner is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .387. He has collected 33 hits in 115 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .348. The Dodgers as a unit have 298 base hits, including 51 doubles and 55 homers. Los Angeles has walked 148 times this year and they have struck out on 289 occasions. They have had 249 men left on base and have an OPS of .799. They have scored 5.31 runs per game and totaled 186 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -163
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