Brewers Vs Braves: NLDS Game 2 Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – October 9, 2021

Written By Staff on October 9, 2021

Max Fried’s Atlanta Braves (88-73) face the Milwaukee Brewers (95-67) on Saturday at American Family Field as he looks to pick up his 15th win of the 2021 campaign. The outing starts at 5:07 PM ET. Milwaukee’s (-120 to win) Brandon Woodruff gets the start against Atlanta’s (+100) Fried.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 9, 2021, 4:00 PM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Brewers vs Braves Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Woodruff (MIL) Pitcher Fried (ATL)
9 – 10 W/L 14 – 7
179.1 IP 165.2
2.56 ERA 3.04
0.960 WHIP 1.090
10.6 K/9 8.6
2.2 BB/9 2.2

Brewers Probable Starter Brandon Woodruff

  • Woodruff will try to grab his 10th win when he gets the start for the Brewers, his 31st of the season. He is 9-10 with a 2.56 ERA and 211 strikeouts through 179 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent outing on Tuesday, Sept. 28 against the Cardinals, the right-hander tossed four innings, allowing two earned runs while surrendering seven hits.
  • The opposing Braves offense has the fifth-ranked slugging percentage (.435) and is third in MLB play with 239 home runs. They have a collective .244 batting average, and are 14th in the league with 1306 total hits and eighth in MLB action scoring 790 runs.
  • The Brewers have a 12-14 record in Woodruff’s 26 starts this season when they were favored on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of October 9, 2021 at 4:39 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Braves Stats vs Woodruff

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Joc Pederson 14 .286 4 2 2 .375 1.089
Ozzie Albies 9 .222 2 0 0 .222 .555
Freddie Freeman 9 .333 3 1 1 .333 1.000
Dansby Swanson 8 .375 3 1 3 .444 1.194
Austin Riley 8 .125 1 0 0 .222 .347
Jorge Soler 6 .333 2 0 0 .333 .666
Eddie Rosario 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 .900
Adam Duvall 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
Ehire Adrianza 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Travis d’Arnaud 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Braves Probable Starter Max Fried

  • The Braves will send Fried (14-7) to the mound for his 29th start this season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, Sept. 29, when he threw seven innings against the Phillies, giving up one earned run while allowing four hits.
  • The Brewers are batting .233 this season, 27th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .396 (23rd in the league) with 194 home runs.
  • His team has won 42.9% of his starts when they are underdogs on the moneyline (3-4).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of October 9, 2021 at 4:39 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Brewers Stats vs Fried

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Christian Yelich 11 .273 3 0 1 .385 .658
Eduardo Escobar 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 .900
Lorenzo Cain 4 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Willy Adames 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 1.000
Kolten Wong 1 1.000 1 0 2 1.000 3.000
Jackie Bradley Jr. 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 3.000

Brewers Betting Trends

  • The Brewers average 4.3 runs per home game compared to 4.8 per contest on the road.
  • The Brewers rank 12th in runs scored with 738, 4.6 per game.
  • The Brewers have been favored on the moneyline 126 total times this season. They’ve finished 76-50 in those games.
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -120 or shorter, Milwaukee has gone 65-45 (59.1%).
  • Milwaukee has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 75 times this season for a 75-77-10 record against the over/under.
  • Milwaukee has a 3-2 record over the five games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
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Braves Betting Trends

  • The Braves are among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking eighth with 790 total runs this season.
  • In 82 road games this season, they’ve scored 4.7 runs per contest compared to the 5.1 per game they average at home.
  • This season, the Braves have been the underdog 49 times and won 23, or 46.9%, of those games.
  • This season, Atlanta has won 16 of its 41 games, or 39%, when they’re the underdog by at least +100 on the moneyline.
  • So far this season, Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in 74 of their 161 games with a total.
  • Over the past 10 games, Atlanta has been the underdog twice and split those games 1-1.

Brewers Players to Watch

  • Willy Adames has six doubles, a triple, five home runs and 10 walks while hitting .197.
  • Luis Urias is hitting .249 with 25 doubles, a triple, 23 home runs and 63 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, Urias does not rank among the top hitters in baseball.

Brewers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Luis Urías 490 .249 77 23 75 .345 .790
Avisaíl García 461 .262 68 29 86 .330 .820
Kolten Wong 445 .272 70 14 50 .335 .782
Christian Yelich 399 .248 70 9 51 .362 .735
Omar Narváez 391 .266 54 11 49 .342 .744
Jackie Bradley Jr. 387 .163 39 6 29 .236 .497
Eduardo Escobar 370 .246 50 22 65 .300 .778
Willy Adames 365 .285 61 20 58 .366 .887
Jace Peterson 259 .247 36 6 31 .348 .715
Lorenzo Cain 257 .257 40 8 36 .329 .730

Braves Players to Watch

  • Austin Riley leads Atlanta in home runs with 33, runs batted in with 107 and his batting average of .303 is also best on his team.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Riley ranks eighth in AVG (.303), 19th in OBP (.367), 21st in HR (33), seventh in RBI (107), and sixth in hits (179).
  • Freddie Freeman has collected 180 hits this season and has an OBP of .393. He’s slugging .503 on the year.
  • Among qualified hitters, Freeman ranks 10th in AVG (.300), fourth in OBP (.393), and fifth in hits (180) in the league.

Braves Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ozzie Albies 629 .259 103 30 106 .310 .798
Freddie Freeman 600 .300 120 31 83 .393 .896
Austin Riley 590 .303 91 33 107 .367 .898
Dansby Swanson 588 .248 78 27 88 .311 .760
Adam Duvall 314 .229 41 22 68 .277 .755
Jorge Soler 308 .192 38 13 37 .288 .658
Guillermo Heredia 305 .220 46 5 26 .311 .665
Eddie Rosario 283 .254 29 7 46 .296 .685
Joc Pederson 256 .230 35 11 39 .300 .718
Travis d’Arnaud 209 .220 21 7 26 .284 .672

Brewers vs Braves Player Props

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