Los Angeles Dodgers vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 6/26/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Sunday, June 26, 2022
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
TV: Bally Sports South
Truist Park is the site where the Atlanta Braves (41-31) will try to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers (44-25) on Sunday. The pitchers taking the mound will be Tony Gonsolin and Spencer Strider.
As a squad, the Los Angeles Dodgers are scoring 5.2 runs per game, which puts them at 1st in the league. They have 356 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .332. The Dodgers have earned 135 doubles as a team and have smacked 85 baseballs out of the park. They have amassed 335 runs batted in in addition to 593 hits for the year, while their batting average is sitting at .253. Los Angeles has a slugging percentage of .430 and have been called out on strikes 571 times, while being walked on 273 occasions.
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The Dodgers have compiled a team earned run average of 2.90 on the campaign (1st in MLB), and their staff has struck out 621 hitters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.57 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.07. Dodgers pitchers have surrendered 62 home runs in addition to 224 total runs (2nd in baseball). They have walked 174 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.42 as a unit this year.
The Dodgers have sent 239 relievers to the mound for the year. The relief pitchers have inherited 60 base runners this season with 30.0% of those runners crossed the plate. They have compiled 18 saves so far this year and have blown 7 of their 25 chances to save the game. The Dodgers relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 72.0% and stepped onto the hill in 73 save situations. The relievers have tallied 47 holds on the season (6th in the league). Dodgers relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 42 times in addition to having 56 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Dodgers have turned 72.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of 5,529 innings, ranking them 3rd in the majors. The Los Angeles Dodgers have accounted for 1,843 putouts thus far, in addition to 570 assists and 35 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which has them ranked 12th in the majors, and they have turned 57 double plays.
Gonsolin has thrown 210 innings and has earned 212 K's during his career. His ERA is 2.44 (57 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.002. He has given up 134 base knocks (5.7 hits per 9 innings) and has 77 free passes. Gonsolin (19-5 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.56 while facing 837 hitters in the major leagues.
The Braves hold a team slugging % of .440 and they have an average of 4.74 runs per game (6th in the league). They have put up 135 doubles, while taking a walk 213 times as well as scoring 341 runs. Atlanta has hit 108 home runs on the season as well as 323 RBIs. They have struck out on 680 occasions (2nd in the league) and have accounted for 604 base hits. The Atlanta Braves have an on-base percentage of .313 as well as a team batting average of .247 on the campaign.
The Atlanta pitching staff have given up 297 runs so far this season while holding an ERA of 3.76 (268 earned runs allowed). They have allowed 58 homers and they surrender 4.16 runs per 9 innings (12th in the league). The Braves hold a team WHIP of 1.244 with a FIP of 3.40 as a staff so far this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.89 (688 strikeouts vs 238 bases on balls). They rank 12th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 561.
Atlanta has had relievers take the mound in 36 save chances and they have come away with 23 saves. They are ranked 14th in the league holding a save percentage of 63.9%, and they have dispatched 227 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. Their relief pitchers have come in 80 times in high leverage situations and on 66 occasions with runners on. Atlanta relievers hold an inherited score rate of 38.8% out of their 103 inherited base runners. Sitting with 82 save situations, the Braves have 45 holds in addition to 13 blown saves.
In 5,781 innings played, the Braves have a defensive efficiency of 68.9% (21st in the majors). The Atlanta Braves have turned 55 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (7th in pro baseball). The Braves have racked up 629 assists, 34 errors and have earned a total of 1,927 putouts on the campaign.
During his pro baseball career, Strider has allowed 33 base knocks while he has totaled 72 punch outs in 50 frames. He has allowed 19 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.120 and having a FIP of 2.7. His K/BB ratio is 3.13 and he has faced 204 hitters during his career. Strider (4-2 career win-loss record) has earned a 3.42 ERA while allowing 5.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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