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The Los Angeles Dodgers will be trying to extend a winning streak on Thursday when they take on the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium.
Righthander Tim Hudson will take the mound for the Braves to start this game. Hudson is 4-4 this season with a 4.80 ERA.
It'll be Zack Greinke toeing the rubber for the Dodgers in this contest. Righthander Greinke is 2-1 with a 4.80 ERA so far this season.
The Braves were a 5-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -119 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 6-2 loser as they battled the Padres at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at +210 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Atlanta has won 5 straight games.
Los Angeles has won 2 straight games.
Atlanta: 37-22 SU
Los Angeles: 25-32 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Atlanta's last 20 games on the road
Atlanta is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Dodgers's last 8 games when playing Atlanta
LA Dodgers4-0-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
LA Dodgers are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing Atlanta
LA Dodgers home to Atlanta, Friday, June 7