Los Angeles Dodgers VS Atlanta Braves

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Thursday

10/17/2020

FS1

Spread: Atlanta Braves +132

Over/Under: 8

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Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers 10/17/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

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The Atlanta Braves will battle with the Los Angeles Dodgers at Globe Life Field at Arlington, Texas on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 4:38 P.M, ET.

This will be game 6 of this best-of-7 National League Championship Series with the Dodgers refusing to fall against the Braves with a win in game 5. L.A. won the last game with a score of 7-3 to force a 6th game. The Dodgers were 1st in the National League with a record of 43-17 and were 1st in the NL West Division.

The Dodgers were able to tame the offense of the Braves in the latest game where they outhit their foe 9-7 and held them to only 3 runs. Corey Seager once again led the team with 2 hits and 3 RBIs including a solo homer in the 4th and a 2 run home run in the 7th. Will Smith added 1 hit and a 3 run homer in the 6th. Mookie Betts had 2 hits and 1 RBI of his own while Blake Treinen got the win after pitching 2 scoreless innings. Seager leads the Dodgers in the postseason with 13 hits, 14 RBIs, and 5 home runs. The Dodgers made 62 total runs in the playoffs with a team BAA of .247 while their bullpen is allowing an average of 4.00 earned runs per game. Walker Buehler will start for the Dodgers in game 6. He recorded 1-0 with a 3.44 ERA and 43 strikeouts in the regular season.

Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers Predictions 10/17/2020

The Braves couldn’t close out the series where they struggled on offense which is surprising because Atlanta is one of the most explosive offensive teams all year. Freddie Freeman led the team with 2 hits while Travis d’Arnaud had 1 hit and 2 RBIs in the game. Cristian Pache added 1 hit and 1 RBI while Will Smith took the loss after allowing 2 earned runs in only 0.1 innings pitched. Ozzie Albies and Marcell Ozuna lead the offense with 12 hits each in the postseason while Ozuna has a team-high of 10 RBIs and 3 homers. The Braves have 53 runs for the offense with a team BAA of .250 while having a team ERA of 3.80. The Braves rank 3rd in the National League with a record of 35-25 and were 1st in the NL East Division. Max Fried gets the ball for the Braves in game 6. He recorded 7-0 with a 2.25 ERA and 50 strikeouts in the regular season.

Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers. MLB’s pick to win the game is the Atlanta Braves. The Dodgers remain alive in the playoffs and always come back when it looks like they are down and out. The Braves still have the advantage though and they need to close out this series in the next game or they will be in big trouble if they allow a game 7. The Dodgers are no pushover even with their backs against the wall which is why Atlanta needs to end it immediately. Looking for the Braves to stop L.A.’s offense to a predicted score of 6-2.

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MLB Starting Time: 4:38 P.M, ET

Location: Globe Life Field, Arlington, Texas

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020

TV: FS1

MLB Odds: Atlanta Braves +132

MLB Total: 8

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