The division you are in sure changes your perspective in Major League Baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers are two games under .500 yet they are in the National League West and only a half game out of first place. The Braves are five games under .500 but in the National League East they are six games out of first. The Dodgers wrapped up a successful 5-2 road trip with a 5-2 win over San Francisco on Sunday. Hiroki Kuroda gets the start for Los Angeles on Monday. He is 4-6 with a 3.73 ERA this season. He was great last Wednesday against the Astros when he threw seven shutout innings. He lost to the Braves in April but pitched well, allowing only two runs in six innings. SBG Global reports that early MLB betting has the public taking Dodgers at Home.
The Braves are coming off a 17 inning 7-6 win over Houston on Sunday. "It was a big sigh of relief," Braves first baseman Mark Teixeira said, "We have to continue to win series if we're going to get back in this, so this was a good start." Jorge Campillo gets the start on Monday. He is 3-3 with a 2.99 ERA this season. He is 1-3 with a 4.44 ERA in his last four starts.
Here are the MLB betting stats for Monday’s game. The Braves are 9-2 in their last 11 vs. the National League West. The Braves are 4-1 in their last 5 Monday games. The Braves are 13-28 in their last 41 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Braves are 16-35 in their last 51 road games. The Braves are 6-15 in their last 21 games as a road underdog. The Braves are 2-6 in their last 8 overall. The Braves are 1-4 in Campillo’s last 5 starts. The Braves are 5-0 in the last 5 meetings between the two teams.
SBG Global Current Line: Dodgers - 132 , Total 7.5 Under -115
The Dodgers are 5-1 in their last 6 overall. The Dodgers are 9-2 in their last 11 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Dodgers are 13-5 in their last 18 Monday games. The Dodgers are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. the National League East. The Dodgers are 4-1 in Kuroda’s last 5 starts as a home favorite.
The Under is 21-6 in the Braves last 27 games as a road underdog. The Under is 11-4 in the Braves last 15 vs. the National League West. The Under is 45-18-3 in the Braves last 66 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 37-15-1 in the Braves last 53 road games. The Under is 6-2-1 in Campillo’s last 9 starts overall.
The Under is 5-0 in the Dodgers last 5 home games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 11-3 in the Dodgers last 14 overall. The Under is 16-5 in the Dodgers last 21 games as a home favorite. The Under is 6-1 in Kuroda’s last 7 starts overall. The Over is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings in Los Angeles between the two teams.
Pick: Under 7.5 3units