Braves vs. Brewers NLDS Game 1 Pick
Game 1 of the NDLS between the Braves and Brewers takes place at 4:37 p.m. ET when Charlie Morton opposes Corbin Burnes in the pitching matchup. Which side will take this postseason series opener?
919 Atlanta Braves (+130) at 920 Milwaukee Brewers (-157); o/u 7
4:37 p.m. ET, Friday, October 8, 2021
American Family Field, Milwaukee, WI
Atlanta Braves DFS SPIN
Charlie Morton struck out three batters with one hit allowed over 2 2/3 scoreless innings in a no-decision as the Braves won 5-0 against the Mets on Sunday. Morton got one final tuneup start on Sunday against the Mets. He looked sharp in the abbreviated outing, throwing 30-of-43 pitches for strikes while allowing just one baserunner on a single. Morton generated six whiffs to strike out three batters. The 37-year-old right-hander finishes the regular season with a 3.34 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, and 216 strikeouts over 185 2/3 innings. Morton will look to take game one of the NLDS against the Brewers in Milwaukee on Friday.
Milwaukee Brewers DFS Spin
Corbin Burnes will start for the Brewers in NLDS Game 1 on Friday versus the Braves. Milwaukee will then turn to Brandon Woodruff in Game 2 on Saturday. Burnes was among the most dominant pitchers in MLB during the 2021 regular season, delivering a 2.43 ERA, 0.94 WHIP, and 234/34 K/BB ratio in 28 starts covering 167 innings. Woodruff, meanwhile, had a 2.56 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, and 211/43 K/BB ratio in 179 1/3 frames. It's a lethal co-ace attack for the Brew Crew as they aim to stage a deep postseason run.
Braves vs. Brewers Betting Prediction
The Braves are 12-2 in their last 14 games overall, are 7-0 in their last seven road games versus a right-handed starter and are 6-1 in their last seven games following a win. On the other side, the Brewers are 2-7 in their last nine games following a loss, are 0-4 in their last four games overall and are 0-4 in their last four games when facing an opponent with a winning record.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: ATLANTA BRAVES +140