Braves at Dodgers - 5/25/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (21-21) at Los Angeles Dodgers (26-16)
MLB Baseball: Monday, May 25, 2015 at 8:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
W Perez (0-0) (6.14) vs. Br Anderson (2-2) (3.40)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -190 / Atlanta Braves +180 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SPSO, SportsNet LA
The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers begin a three-game series Monday night.
The Atlanta Braves look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Braves have scored five runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last six games. The Braves have split their last eight games when scoring three or less runs. Freddie Freeman and Nick Markakis have combined for 98 hits and 34 RBI while Andrelton Simmons has 18 RBI. The Atlanta Braves have won four of their last six road games. Williams Perez gets the ball, and he’s 0-0 with a 6.14 ERA and nine strikeouts this season. This will be Perez’s first career game against the Dodgers.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Dodgers have scored seven runs in their last three games and three or less runs in eight straight games. The Dodgers have lost five of their last eight games when scoring three or less runs. Adrian Gonzalez leads the Dodgers with 52 hits and 32 RBI while Joc Pederson and Howie Kendrick have combined for 40 RBI. The Los Angeles Dodgers have split their last eight home games. Brett Anderson takes the hill, and he’s 2-2 with a 3.61 ERA and 31 strikeouts this season. This will be Anderson’s first career game against the Braves.
The Braves are 4-1 in their last 5 Monday games and 1-9 in their last 10 vs. National League West. The Dodgers are 27-11 in their last 38 Monday games and 49-23 in their last 72 games as a favorite. The Braves are 0-5 in the last 5 meetings in Los Angeles and 1-8 in the last 9 meetings overall.
The Braves are on too much of a hot streak to be this big of a dog. While the Dodgers could win this game at home, all the value is on the road team.