Los Angeles Angels vs Atlanta Braves 8/1/2023 Picks Predictions Previews
The Los Angeles Angels are on the road to re-visit Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia, and to take on the league’s best Atlanta Braves in Game 2 of an MLB inter-League three-game competition on Tuesday evening.
The LA Angels raised their overall standing to 56-51 after winning five of the last seven contests, improved their record when playing away from home following two straight road triumphs, and placed third in the AL West with 4.5 games behind the Texas Rangers in the first place.
The Angels acquired 533 runs scored to date while conceding 505 for a +28 run difference over the year.
The LA Angels lost a three-game series to Toronto but managed to get back after winning two straight contests, including a 4-1 road win over the major league’s no.1 team Atlanta last game out.
Luis Rengifo, Randal Grichuk, and Chad Wallach punched in a solo homer apiece while Chase Silseth won his second straight start as the Angels upset the tough team of the Braves in a 4-1 road victory.
Designated Hitter Shohei Ohtani powered the offense of the LA Angels with a team-high batting average of .302 with 39 home runs, 81 runs batted in, 118 total hits made, and an on-base percentage at .403 in leading the Halos in each category this season.
The Angels recorded a team batting average of .256 with a slugging percentage of .448 for the year.
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Angels management will give the nod to southpaw Patrick Sandoval to start the second installment of a series against the Atlanta Braves.
The left-handed thrower is 6-7 on the season with a 4.13 ERA, 1.41 WHlP, and struck out 81 batters in starts with 97 hits, 41 free walks, and 7 homers yielded across 98.0 frames of work in his starts.
The totals went UNDER in 5 of the LA Angels’ last 6 outings> The Angels are 10-3 SU in their last 13 matches.
The LA Angels are 4-2 straight up in their last 6 contests played versus Atlanta while the totals went UNDER in 4 of the Angels’ last 5 road games.
The totals went OVER in 5 of the Los Angeles Angels’ last 6 outings on the road against the Atlanta Braves.
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The Atlanta Braves are staying in their home field looking to bounce back from the last home contests played when hosting game 2 of 3 versus the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.
Atlanta posted an overall standing of 67-37 after splitting the last 6 matches played and fell to 35-20 at home play following the recent home loss but retained the leadership in the NL East with 11 games ahead of the Philadelphia Phillies in the second place.
The Braves recorded a total of 584 runs scored to date while surrendering 436 for a run difference of +148 over the course of the campaign.
The Atlanta Braves will play this second match of a series looking to bounce back from losing game 1 to the LA Angels at 1-4 that ended a three-game winning streak last time out.
Atlanta was limited to just one run scored on four hits by LA while SP Charlie Morton (10-9, 3.62 ERA) took the loss for the Braves after the right-hander gave up 6 hits, 3 earned runs, and 3 free walks with 8 strikeouts in pitching for 6.0 innings in the contest.
Right Fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. is batting an average of .335 in leading Atlanta while adding a team-high 138 hits and an on-base percentage at .416 for the Braves this season.
First Baseman Matt Olson recorded a team-leading 35 home runs and 88 runs batted in for Atlanta. The Braves posted a team batting average of .270, with a slugging percentage of .496 this year.
On Tuesday, the Atlanta Braves management will give the ball to righty Spencer Strider to start game 2 facing the Los Angeles Angels.
The right-handed starter is 11-3 on the season with a solid ERA of 3.73, a strong WHlP at 1.09, and a total of 199 strikeouts with 98 hits, 36 bases on balls, and 18 long balls surrendered through 123.0 innings pitched.
The totals went OVER in 7 of Atlanta’s last 9 contests versus the LA Angels and OVER in 4 of the Braves’ last 5 home matches.
The totals went OVER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 outings when playing at home against the Los Angeles Angels while the Braves are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games played versus an opponent in the American League.
The Atlanta Braves are 5-10 straight up in their last 15 contests played against a rival from the American League West Division.
Los Angeles Angels vs. Atlanta Braves. The MLB Pick for this contest is Atlanta -250.
The Braves will take their revenge and win game 2 with a home-field advantage and a 35-20 record at home while the Angels struggled on the road with a 27-28 record.
Atlanta has a better starter in Spencer Strider (11-3, 3.73 ERA) while LA will send Patrick Sandoval (6-7, 4.13 ERA) on the mound on Tuesday. The prediction: Atlanta Braves will win 6-3.
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MLB Starting Time: 7:20 PM ET
Location: Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia
Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2023
MLB Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta Braves -250
MLB Totals: 8.5