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LA Dodgers vs Atlanta Braves 10/17/20 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds & Info

Game Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date & Time Saturday October 17, 2020, 4:38 PM (EDT)
Globe Life Field
Latest odds
LAD -141 ; Total 8
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The Atlanta Braves will look to punch their ticket to the World Series when they battle the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Six of the NLCS. Last night, Atlanta went 1-for-9 with RISP and left five men on base during a 7-3 defeat. Freddie Freeman doubled twice and scored a pair of runs in a losing effort for the Braves.

Twenty-six year old left-hander Max Fried (7-0 2.25 ERA) is likely to take the ball for the Braves in this matchup. In Game One, Fried allowed one run and struck out nine batters across six innings of a 5-1 victory.

The Los Angeles Dodgers won a major league best 43 games during the regular season and have the talent to erase a 3-1 deficit in this best-of-seven series. In Game Five, C Will Smith’s three-run blast off RP Will Smith put Los Angeles ahead by a 4-2 score. Corey Seager homered twice and drove in three runs for the Dodgers.

Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts is likely to counter with talented right-hander Walker Buehler (1-0 3.44 ERA) in this must win game. In the series opener, Buehler fanned seven batters and gave up a run over five frames and did not factor in the decision.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Braves are 1-4 in their last 5 Saturday games.
  • Dodgers are 5-2 in their last 7 Saturday games.
  • Under is 7-3-1 in Braves last 11 Saturday games.
  • Over is 5-1 in Dodgers last 6 games as a favorite.
  • Over is 7-3-2 in the last 12 meetings.

Free MLB Pick:

Los Angeles Dodgers -141

Atlanta OF Adam Duvall was forced out of Game One with a left oblique strain and he will miss the remainder of the postseason. For the regular season, Atlanta ranked 1st in OPS and 2nd in runs scored. Los Angeles features an offense that ranked 2nd in OPS and 1st in runs scored. Take the Dodgers to win and force a winner take all Game Seven. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Dodgers win 5-3.

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