Dodgers vs Braves Baseball Game Preview


Los Angeles Dodgers

Atlanta Braves
95-71 October 09, 2013, 08:37 PM | Turner Field 97-69



A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Los Angeles duelling Atlanta on Wednesday at Turner Field.

gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Dodgers on this day; he's 17-9 on the season. The Braves, meanwhile, will counter with , who will be looking to improve on his 15-13 mark.

View Los Angeles Dodgers vs Atlanta Braves Odds and Stats.

This game puts the Braves, most recently No. 9 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Dodgers, who rate a No. 17 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Atlanta's No. 13-ranked scoring average of 4.23 runs per game, against a Dodgers offense rated No. 15 and scoring 4.07 runs per game. The Braves have averaged 8.33 hits per game to date this season, less than the Dodgers hitters have managed (8.99 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.6 runs per game on the highway. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.

Next up:
Los Angeles at , Wednesday, December 31st
Atlanta at , Wednesday, December 31st
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