NL Divisional Series Game 1
Even the Central Division champion St. Louis Cardinals will visit the East Division champion Atlanta Braves to Start a best-of-five string to Ascertain who will advance to the NL Championship Series to face the winner of the Washington Nationals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers string.
The teams played in May together with the Braves winning equally series to get a 4-2 record.
The Braves could become critical starters and position players and needed a lead in the East Division for much of the next half of this season the required rest. Consequently, they’re going with veteran left-hander Dallas Keuchel (8-8, 3.75) to pitch Game 1.
Keuchel is pitching very well and has recently posted a 3.07 ERA letting 14 earned runs on 43 hits like four home runs, 15 walks enabled and 31 strikeouts spanning 41 innings of work. He didn’t face the Cardinals so those results are unworthy with this playoff game.
He’s really been a stud in road starts this year. He has compiled a 2.74 ERA with a 1.155 WHIP in 10 starts spanning 62??2/3 innings of work.
There are five members of the Cardinals roster that have faced Keuchel in their professions and Paul Goldschmidt includes a big enough sample size that is meaningful.
He is batting just 0.167 (3-for-18) in 20 plate appearances with no home runs. Keuchel has a enormous edge going up.
The Cardinals will hand the ball into right-hander Miles Mikolas (9-14, 4.16) for Game 1. He has been a steady starter for the Cardinals this year.
Over his past seven starts he’s compiled a 2-1 record with four no-decisions, a 3.67 ERA allowing 17 earned runs on 40 hits like six home runs, seven walks allowed, and 38 strikeouts spanning 41??2/3 innings of work.
He has not performed in road games, but making this selection. At 17 road starts this year he is 4-8 having a lofty 5.40 ERA along with a 1.415 WHIP spanning 88??1/3 innings of work.
The machine learning outline calls to complete at least six innings of work, will finish innings than Mikolas, also also will dent in three or more innings. In past home games in which the Braves have met or exceeded these performance measures, they’ve earned a listing that was 263-23 for 92% winning MLB selections.
Therefore, the bet is about the Atlanta Braves -136 preferred at Sportsbook.
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