Atlanta Braves vs Milwaukee Brewers 10/8/21 MLB Baseball ALDS Game 2 Odds, Tips, Predictions
The Braves made the playoffs by winning the NL East to a narrow screech from the Philadelphia Phillies. Charlie Morton (14-6 3.34 ERA) will get the Atlanta start to open the playoffs on Friday. Morton allowed 69 runs and 136 hits in 185.2 starts in 33 starts in 2021.
Offensively, Atlanta ranked eighth in the MLB during the regular season with 4.91 points and 8.12 hits per game. Austin Riley led the Braves offense with a .303 batting average to accompany a team of 33 home runs and 107 hits. Freddie Freeman boasted a team record of 180 hits along with an OBP of .393.
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The Milwaukee Brewers won the division 95-67 in the year after leaving several weeks ago. Milwaukee ended the year with a 4-game slip, as most of the starters rested to close out the year. Aaron Ashby eliminated the loss in the last game for Milwaukee, allowing 6 runs on 3 hits, while he recorded just 2 strikeouts in a relief appearance.
Offensively, Milwaukee battled the Dodgers 7-35 at home, including 3-10 with running backs in scoring position to leave 7 men on base. Rowdy Tellez led the way at Milwaukee with a 2-3 record on the day to lead in 1 series, while Eduardo Escobar and Avisail Garcia racked up 1 RBI each.