Los Angeles Dodgers vs Atlanta Braves

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June 26, 7:08 PM EDT
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Betting Odds

Moneyline: 
Dodgers -112 / Braves +102
Total: 
8.5ov -123

The Atlanta Braves host the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, June 26th at Truist Park. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 07:08 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Los Angeles as the favorite (-112), with an OU line set at 8.5.

STARTING PITCHING

Los Angeles: Tony Gonsolin (9-0, 1.58)
Atlanta: Spencer Strider (3-2, 3.78)

Dodgers Projected Lineup

Cody Bellinger CF
Eddy Alvarez 3B
Chris Taylor LF
Justin Turner 3B
Max Muncy 3B
Gavin Lux 2B
Will Smith C
Trea Turner SS
Freddie Freeman 1B
Tony Gonsolin P

Braves Projected Lineup

Adam Duvall LF
Orlando Arcia 2B
Travis d'Arnaud C
Ronald Acuña Jr. RF
Marcell Ozuna LF
Austin Riley 3B
Michael Harris II CF
Matt Olson 1B
Dansby Swanson SS
Spencer Strider P

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

Los Angeles Dodgers: 44-26-0 SU / OU 29-36-5 / Run Line W/L 40-30-0
Atlanta Braves: 42-31-0 SU / OU 38-32-3 / Run Line W/L 37-36-0

Recent Form

Los Angeles heads into today's action, looking to rebound from a 5-3 loss to the Braves. In the loss, Los Angeles's pitchers gave up 5 runs on 9 hits. With their 9 hits, the Dodgers could only muster 3 runs. Los Angeles's loss came as the underdog, getting 130.0 on the moneyline. This matchup remained below the over-under line set at 8.5 runs. This outcome pushed Los Angeles's over-under record further below .500 at 29-36-5.

The Dodgers come into this game with a 4-1 record over their last 5 contests. During this time, they have an average scoring differential of +16. Their hot play has been driven by an offense that typically averages 5.13 runs per game. But, over this stretch, this figure has bumped up to 6.6 So far, Los Angeles has won over half of their 23 series played, going 14-7-2.

In their last game, Atlanta took down the Dodgers by a score of 5-3. In the win, the pitching staff allowed just 3 runs on 9 hits. Offensively, they finished with 5 runs on 9 hits. In the game, Atlanta was able to take care of business as they were the favorite at -155.0. For the season, the team has been favored in 62 games, winning at a rate of 65.0%. Combined, the Braves and Dodgers' run total fell below the over-under line of 8.5 runs. Even still, Atlanta games have still gone over the betting total over half of the time, at 38-32-3.

In their last 5 games, the Braves have put together a record of 3-2. They have managed to pick up these wins despite having a negative run differential over their last 5 games (-1). Atlanta is still playing winning baseball, even with their offense averaging just 5.4 runs per game, compared to a season long mark of 4.74. On the season, Atlanta has won more than half of their series, going 9-8-6.

Pitching Matchup

Tony Gonsolin gets the start for the Dodgers, with an overall record of 9-0. Through 13 appearances, Gonsolin has an ERA of just 1.58 while averaging 5.24 innings per appearance. Hits have been hard to come by against the right-hander, as his batting average allowed is just 0.15. In addition, to his strong BA allowed, he has been able to limit power, allowing just 0.79 home runs allowed per 9 innings. In terms of strikeouts, Tony Gonsolin has a strong strikeout percentage of 25.0%, including a per game average of 4.92. In his previous outings, walks have been an issue, as Gonsolin is averaging 2.77 free passes per outing.

In today's game, Atlanta turns to starter Spencer Strider. For the year, he has a record of 3-2. So far, Strider has put together an ERA of 3.78. In his appearances leading up to today, he has lasted an average of 2.95 innings. Through 16 outings, opposing teams have combined for a batting average of 0.182. Home runs have not been an issue for Strider, as he is giving up just 0.57 per 9. Per game, Spencer Strider is averaging 4.5 on a strikeout percentage of 37.0%. For the season, he has struggled with command averaging 4.15 walks per outing.

Los Angeles vs Atlanta History

Today's matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves will be their 6th meeting of the season. So far, Los Angeles is leading the season series, 3-2. The over-under record in this series sits at 1-4. The average run total in these games is 8.75 runs per game. The averge scoring margin in these meetings is 2.8 runs. Last year, the team's split the season series at 6-6. The over-under record in last year's matchups was 6-6, with the average run total being 8.75 runs per game. On average, the winning team won by a margin of 2.75 runs per contest.

Betting Trends

  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
  • Atlanta is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
  • Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves Prediction

Heading into Sunday's heavyweight matchup between Los Angeles and Atlanta, look for the Dodgers to bounce back and pick up the win. Los Angeles has now won 5 straight games in which Tony Gonsolin has taken the mound. I like the Dodgers on the moneyline.

Free MLB Pick:Dodgers Moneyline

Dodgers vs Braves Prediction 6/26/22

Heading into Sunday's heavyweight matchup between Los Angeles and Atlanta, look for the Dodgers to bounce back and pick up the win. Los Angeles has now won 5 straight games in which Tony Gonsolin has taken the mound. I like the Dodgers on the moneyline

Free Pick: 
Take the LA Dodgers -112