MLB Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers (67-52) vs. Atlanta Braves (60-57)
The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Turner Field.
The Dodgers will trot Dan Haren out to the mound in this one. Right hander Haren has a 9-9 record and a 4.57 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it’ll be Julio Teheran who starts for the Braves. Right hander Teheran is 10-8 with a 2.92 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 160-moneyline favorites versus the Dodgers, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.
The Braves were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -114 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Los Angeles won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Brewers on August 10. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Team record: 67-52
LA Dodgers is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers’s last 5 games
LA Dodgers is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers’s last 5 games on the road
Team record: 60-57
Atlanta is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta’s last 8 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers at Atlanta Tuesday, August 12
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