Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Atlanta Braves - 5/26/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (22-22) at Los Angeles Dodgers (27-17)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
J Teheran (4-1) (3.91) vs. C Kershaw (2-3) (4.32)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -245 / Atlanta Braves +205 --- Over/Under: 6 See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves face off on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium for game two of their MLB series.
The Los Angeles Dodgers needed some late innings magic on Monday but they got it and got the win. Jimmy Rollins, Andre Ethier, and Alex Guerrero each hit home runs as the Dodgers scored six runs on 11 hits. Starting pitcher Brett Anderson allowed seven hits and two runs while striking out three over 7.0 innings to not get a decision as Adam Liberatore got the win and Kenley Jansen earned his fourth save. For Tuesday’s game the Dodgers start Clayton Kershaw who has allowed 56 hits and 28 earned runs while striking out 73 over 58.1 innings for a 2-3 record and a 4.32 ERA.
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The Atlanta Braves appeared to be headed towards a win on Monday but they let it get away from them as they fell to the Dodgers. Freddie Freeman, Jonny Gomes, and Pedro Ciriaco each had two hits as the Braves scored three runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Williams Perez allowed seven hits and a run while striking out seven over 6.0 innings to not get a decision as Mick Masset took the loss. For Tuesday’s game the Braves stat Julio Teheran who has allowed 54 hits and 22 earned runs while striking out 47 over 50.2 innings for a 4-1 record and a 3.91 ERA.
Los Angeles is 6-1 in game two of a series, 13-5 against the NL East, and 44-20 in Kershaw’s last 64 home starts. Atlanta is 1-6 against a team with a winning record, 1-10 against the NL West, and 3-7 in Teheran’s last 10 starts against the NL West. Atlanta is 1-9 in their last 10 games against Los Angeles.
The total is set at 6.0 and that just seems too low so my free pick will be on the over for this one. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.