Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - 7/26/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Dodgers (56-46) at Atlanta Braves (54-44)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 7:35 pm (SunTrust Park)
R Hill (3-4) (4.25) vs. A Sanchez (5-2) (2.76)
The Line: Atlanta Braves +115 / Los Angeles Dodgers -125 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Dodgers open a road series at the Atlanta Braves in Thursday MLB action.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have dropped back to back contests following a 7-3 defeat at Philadelphia on Wednesday. Los Angeles starter Walker Buehler was charged with five runs on five hits including a pair of long balls over 4.2 innings to absorb the loss.
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The Dodgers mustered six hits and four walks with Max Muncy clubbing a two run homer while Matt Kemp smacked a sacrifice fly followed by Joc Pederson who went 2-4 and scored twice.
The Dodgers open their series at Atlanta with Rich Hill on the mound. Hill defeated Milwaukee 6-4 last time out with a run given up on five hits and four BB over six frames.
The Atlanta Braves have been struggling to get things together the past few weeks and that trend continued Tuesday in a 9-3 defeat at Miami. Atlanta Starter Julio Teheran was charged with all nine runs (seven earned) through 4.1 frames to fall to 7-7.
The Braves mustered six hits and walked four times with Johan Camargo going 2-4 with his 10th homer while Charlie Culberson doubled in Ronald Acura Jr. and Ender Inciarte.
The Braves give Thursday’s starting assignment against the Dodgers to Anibal Sanchez. Sanchez is gunning for back to back wins after downing Washington 8-5 with all three runs plated over six frames.
Under is 5-2-1 in LA Dodgers last 8 Thursday games and LA Dodgers are 20-9 in their last 29 road games and over is 9-3 in Hill’s last 12 starts on grass. Atlanta are 7-1 in their last 8 Thursday games and over is 6-2 in Atlanta last 8 Thursday games and Atlanta are 8-2 in Sanchez’s last 10 starts on grass.
Sanchez is enjoying a ‘Comeback Player of the Year’ type of season so does he beat the Dodgers for the second time in 2018?