The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers play for all the National League marbles in a deciding Game 7 of the NL Championship Series Sunday at 8:15 p.m. ET (on FOX and FS1) at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. As the top seed, the Dodgers are the home team. Below, we analyze the Braves-Dodgers MLB betting odds and lines, with picks and best bets.
Saturday: Dodgers won 3-1.
In the bottom of the first inning, SS Corey Seager and 3B Justin Turner hit back-to-back solo homers and CF Cody Bellinger added an RBI single as L.A. scored all the runs it needed. RHP Walker Buehler (6 scoreless innings) and three relievers took care of business on the mound.
Braves vs. Dodgers: Projected starting pitchers
RHP Ian Anderson vs. TBD
Anderson, who made his MLB debut Aug. 26, finished the regular season 3-2 with a 1.95 ERA (32 1/3 IP, 7 ER) in 6 starts. More impressive is that he’s 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA (15 2/3 IP) in 3 playoff starts, allowing just 6 hits and 8 walks with 22 K’s.
- Last start: No-decision, 4 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 5 BB, 5 K in Tuesday’s Game 2, his only career appearance vs. Dodgers – Braves won 8-7
- Hasn’t allowed an earned run in his last 4 starts over a total of 21 1/3 innings
- Including the postseason, allowed just one home run all season. That was in his MLB debut to eventual 2020 HR champ Luke Voit of the New