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    Ronald Acuna Jr. leads the Atlanta Braves (29-19) into a matchup against Freddie Freeman and the Los Angeles Dodgers (31-19) on Wednesday at 7:20 PM ET at Truist Park. Acuna is batting .337, the third-best batting average in MLB, for the favored Braves (-120), and Freeman ranks fourth in MLB play with a .332 batting average this season for the underdog Dodgers (+101). Bryce Elder starts for Atlanta while Los Angeles will counter with Tony Gonsolin.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Dodgers

    • Game Day: Wednesday, May 24, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Truist Park
    Braves vs Dodgers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -120 9.5

    How Do I Watch the Braves vs. the Dodgers?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves rank third-best in MLB play with 78 total home runs.
    • Atlanta has the 11th-ranked batting average in the majors (.256).
    • The Braves are sixth in MLB with an on-base percentage of .332.
    • Atlanta strikes out 8.9 times per game, the No. 18 mark in MLB.
    • The Braves average 1.2 homers per home game this season (29 total at home).
    • Atlanta is averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game while slugging .415 at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .248.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Acuna leads Atlanta in OBP (.427), slugging percentage (.588) and total hits (63) this season. He has a .337 batting average.
    • Among qualified hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks third, his on-base percentage ranks first, and he is fifth in slugging.
    • Matt Olson has 10 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 35 walks. He’s batting .233 and slugging .517 with an on-base percentage of .364.
    • Among qualifiers, he ranks 122nd in batting average, 35th in on-base percentage and 27th in slugging percentage.
    • Sean Murphy has collected 39 base hits, an OBP of .398 and a slugging percentage of .549 this season.
    • Murphy takes a six-game hitting streak into this game. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .256 with a double, a home run, a walk and eight RBI.
    • Ozzie Albies has been key for Atlanta with 48 hits, an OBP of .300 plus a slugging percentage of .481.

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers have hit 81 homers this season, which ranks second in the league.
    • Los Angeles’ .235 batting average ranks 23rd in the majors this season.
    • The Dodgers have an on-base percentage of .326 this season, which ranks 11th in the league.
    • Los Angeles ranks 25th in strikeouts per game (nine) among MLB offenses.
    • In 26 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 42 homers, an average of 1.6 per contest.
    • In 26 road games this season, it is slugging .432 with 96 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 26 road games this season, they have a batting average of .220 while averaging 7.5 base hits per contest.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freeman has totaled 66 hits with a .404 on-base percentage and a .568 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Dodgers. He’s batting .332.
    • Including all qualified hitters in MLB, he is fourth in batting average, eighth in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging percentage.
    • Freeman enters this game on a 13-game hitting streak. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .415 with five doubles, a triple, two home runs, three walks and 11 RBI.
    • Mookie Betts has 14 doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 31 walks while hitting .251. He’s slugging .508 with an on-base percentage of .363.
    • Including all qualifying players, he is 94th in batting average, 39th in on-base percentage and 29th in slugging percentage.
    • Will Smith is batting .310 with seven doubles, seven home runs and 21 walks.
    • Max Muncy is hitting .211 with two doubles, 15 home runs and 32 walks.

    Braves vs. Dodgers Probable Pitchers

    Bryce Elder (ATL) Pitcher Tony Gonsolin (LAD)
    3 – 0 W/L 2 – 1
    52.1 IP 24
    2.06 ERA 1.13
    1.146 WHIP 0.917
    7.7 K/9 7.1
    2.6 BB/9 3.4

    Braves vs. Dodgers Injury Updates

    • Braves: Max Fried: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Dylan Lee: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Ehire Adrianza: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kyle Wright: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Huascar Ynoa: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kolby Allard: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Tyler Matzek: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Dodgers: Julio Urías: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Tyler Cyr: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Groin), Dustin May: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Jimmy Nelson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Álex Reyes: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Pepiot: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee)

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