Los Angeles Dodgers vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 6/25/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (+100) Atlanta (-120)
Truist Park is where the Atlanta Braves (41-30) will try to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers (43-25) on Saturday. The odds on this game have Los Angeles at +100 and Atlanta is at -120. The over/under comes in at 8. The starting pitchers are Andrew Heaney and Max Fried.
Los Angeles is slugging .430 and have struck out 560 times, while taking a walk on 269 occasions. They have earned 331 RBI's as well as 584 hits so far this year, and their team batting average is at .253. The Dodgers have hit 134 two-baggers as a team and have hit 84 baseballs out of the stadium. They are sitting with 352 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .332. As a team, the Los Angeles Dodgers are scoring 5.2 runs per game, which puts them at 1st in baseball.
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The Dodgers hold a team earned run average of 2.93 on the year (1st in MLB), and their staff has rung up 611 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.55 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.08. Dodgers pitchers have given up 62 long balls and 223 runs in total (2nd in baseball). They have walked 172 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.46 as a squad on the campaign.
Dodgers pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 41 times in addition to having 56 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have accumulated 44 holds on the season (10th in MLB). The Dodgers relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 70.8% and stepped onto the hill in 69 save situations. They have tallied 17 saves for the season and have blown 7 out of their 24 chances to get a save. The relievers have inherited 59 runners this year with 30.5% of them crossed the plate. The Dodgers have sent 235 relievers to the hill this year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have a total of 1,816 putouts on the campaign, as well as 563 assists and 34 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which is 11th in professional baseball, and they have twisted 55 double plays. The Dodgers have transformed 72.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,448 innings, which has them sitting 3rd in MLB.
Heaney has taken the ball for 649 innings and has accounted for 673 punch outs during his career. Heaney (33-38 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.40 while he has gone up against 2,748 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.63 (334 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.253. He has given up 631 base hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) with 183 walks.
The Atlanta Braves have an on-base percentage of .314 as well as a batting average of .248 on the campaign. They have struck out on 670 occasions (2nd in the league) and have accounted for 598 base hits. Atlanta has tallied 108 home runs on the campaign to go along with 322 RBIs. The Braves hold a slugging % of .443 and they score 4.79 runs per contest (6th in the league). They have put up 134 doubles, while walking 211 times as well as recording 340 runs.
The Braves hold a team WHIP of 1.242 and have a FIP of 3.42 as a staff this season. They rank 12th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 552. The Atlanta pitching staff have surrendered 293 runs for the year while having an ERA of 3.75 (264 earned runs yielded). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.89 (677 strikeouts vs 234 walks). They have conceded 57 HR's and they relinquish 4.17 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league).
Atlanta relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 39.0% of 100 inherited runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 80 times in high leverage situations and also on 65 occasions with runners on base. With 82 save situations, the Braves have earned 45 holds and also 13 blown saves. They are currently ranked 12th in the league holding a save rate of 63.9%, and they have dispatched 224 relief pitchers onto the field this year. Atlanta has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 36 save chances and they have tallied 23 saves.
Out of their 5,700 innings played, the Braves have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (19th in baseball). The Atlanta Braves have gotten 55 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (7th in the majors). The Braves have racked up 620 assists, 34 errors and have accounted for 1,900 putouts for the year.
Fried (47-20 career win-loss mark) has earned a 3.25 earned run average while allowing 8.2 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.44 and he has gone up against 2,206 batters so far in his MLB career. He has conceded 193 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.201 and a FIP of 3.4. In his pro baseball career, Fried has allowed 488 base knocks while he has accumulated 530 strikeouts in 534 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles (+100)
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