Atlanta Braves at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Tips 5/7/2019
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Foltynewicz vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
The Atlanta Braves visit Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves and Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +120 and Los Angeles at -130. The Braves have a 18-15-1 over/under record and a 17-17-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 20-14-0 against the run line and have a 15-19-0 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 18-15-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 17-17-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 15-19-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 20-14-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
05/05/19 LF Ronald Acuna Jr. Hamstring is questionable Monday vs Los Angeles Dodgers
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
05/05/19 1B Cody Bellinger Shoulder is questionable Monday vs Atlanta Braves
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 18-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 5.06 and a WHIP of 1.41 this season. He has 8 strikeouts over his 10.2 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He's allowed 11.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.86. 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 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 275 base hits and 144 earned runs. They have allowed 42 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 141 batters and struck out 309. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.49.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .265, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .348, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Ozzie Albies is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .331. He has 41 hits this season in 146 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .493 and an OPS+ of 115. Freddie Freeman is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .410. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 131 at bats. His OPS+ is 142 while his slugging percentage is at .504. The Braves have 308 hits, including 61 doubles and 45 home runs. Atlanta has walked 143 times so far this season and they have struck out 284 times as a unit. They have left 265 men on base and have a team OPS of .796. They score 5.12 runs per contest and have scored a total of 174 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 22-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.55, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 3-1 record and a 0.91 WHIP. He has 39 strikeouts over the 35.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 30 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.32. 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 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 277 base knocks and 143 earned runs this season. They have given up 47 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 95 hitters and struck out 316 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .457 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. Justin Turner comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .373. He has 33 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 120 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .333 with an OPS+ of 94. Cody Bellinger is hitting .412 this season and he has an OBP of .486. He has collected 49 hits in 119 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 248 and a slugging percentage of .840. The Dodgers as a unit have 306 base hits, including 54 doubles and 57 homers. Los Angeles has walked 152 times this year and they have struck out on 292 occasions. They have had 256 men left on base and have an OPS of .801. They have scored 5.31 runs per game and totaled 191 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers -130
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