2021-10-22
Atlanta Braves
Los Angeles Dodgers
League : MLB

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Atlanta Braves Prediction & Preview



 

 

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The Los Angeles Dodgers will be trying to even up their series when they face the Atlanta Braves in Game 4 of the NLCS on Wednesday night. Atlanta leads the series 2-1.

Julio Urias, 20-3, 2.96 ERA, will get the start for the Dodgers. The Braves have not announced their starter for the game.

Los Angeles is 6-4 in its last 10 games against Atlanta.

 

Braves Trying To Bounce Back From Loss

The Braves had their five-game winning streak snapped by the Dodgers in their last game. They will try to bounce back from the loss with another win over the Dodgers, which will give them their sixth win in seven games and move them one win away from the World Series.

 

Atlanta is averaging 3.33 runs per game in the postseason. They have a .237 batting average, a .299 on base percentage, and a .371 slugging percentage.

Eddie Rosario leads Atlanta with a .409 batting average, while Joc Pederson leads the team with three home runs and seven RBI.

Atlanta’s pitching has been better than their offense. Opponents have a .200 batting average against the Braves. They have a 2.04 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP.

 

Dodgers Going For Second Consecutive Win

The Dodgers snapped their two-game losing streak with a Game 3 win over the Braves. They will try to even up the series with a win on Wednesday, which will give them their second win in their last four games. 

 

Los Angeles is averaging 3.37 runs per game in the postseason. They have a .233 batting average, a .304 on base percentage, and a .361 slugging percentage.

Mookie Betts leads Los Angeles with a .387 batting average. Will Smith leads the team with three home runs, while Chris Taylor leads the team with six RBI.

Los Angeles’ pitching has been very good. Opponents have a .195 batting average against the Dodgers. Their pitching staff has a 2.44 ERA and a 0.89 WHIP.

In his last start, Urias gave up three hits and two runs in one inning, leading to a 5-4 loss to the Braves. They will need a better effort from him if they want to even up the series.







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