Dodgers vs. Braves MLB Prediction

Dodgers vs. Braves, 6/5/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

The Dodgers took the series opener against the Braves on Friday night and will attempt to win the series on Saturday at 7:15 p.m. ET. With Clayton Kershaw set to oppose Charlie Morton in the pitching matchup, will L.A. cash again tonight?

Game Snapshot

909 Los Angeles Dodgers (-133) at 910 Atlanta Braves (+123); o/u 8.5

7:15 p.m. ET, Saturday, June 5, 2021

Truist Park, Atlanta, GA

Los Angeles Dodgers DFS Spin

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said after Friday's game that Max Muncy is considered day-to-day with his right ankle injury. Muncy said his ankle didn't feel right after running out a double play in the fourth inning, so the club pulled him as a precautionary measure. He'll be re-evaluated on Saturday, but the early indications are that the injury isn't serious and won't require a trip to the injured list. Fantasy managers can breathe easy.

Atlanta Braves DFS Spin

Freddie Freeman hit his 13th homer Friday in the first inning against the Dodgers. Freeman went on to strike out three times in four at-bats over the rest of the game, so his batting average dropped a point to .226. The 2020 NL MVP just hasn't been able to get on any sort of roll thus far, though at least he is on pace for 38 homers anyway.

Dodgers vs. Braves Betting Prediction

The Dodgers are now 37-16 in their last 53 games versus the Braves overall, are 52-22 in their last 74 games as a road favorite and are 78-29 in their last 107 games versus an opponent with a losing record. They’re also 36-17 in their last 53 games versus the National League East, are 50-24 in their last 74 road games and are 79-38 in their last 117 games overall. On the other side, the Braves are 2-5 in their last seven games and are 1-4 in their last five games as a home dog.


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