Dodgers vs. Braves NLCS Game 5 Odds, Sharp Betting Pick, PRO System Match (Oct. 16)

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  • Another high-scoring NLCS game is being followed by another sharp backing of the under, according to our PRO Report.
  • Danny Donahue breaks down how the pros are betting Dodgers-Braves Game 5 below.

Dodgers vs. Braves Game 5 Odds

Dodgers Odds -200
Braves Odds +170
Over/Under
PRO Projection Dodgers -150 [See more]
First Pitch 8:08 p.m. ET
TV FS1

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Three consecutive games with double-digit run outputs have most bettors expecting more than nine runs to be scored in tonight’s NLCS Game 5.

However, despite the 69% of bets that have landed on the over, that nine-run over/under was actually up at 9.5 to start the day. So what happened?

According to our PRO Report, big bets from sharps happened:

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Dodgers vs. Braves Game 5 PRO Report

In addition to the high-spending sharps hitting the under, one of our PRO Systems is also suggesting the under to be the right side tonight.

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Sharp Action

The line move away from the popular side serves as a pretty good indication of sharp action on its own, but confirming that, two Sports Insights Bet Signals have been triggered on the under, with none popping on the other side.

Sharp Action edge: Under

Big Money

Making that sharp side even more clear, the 31% of bettors on the under have generated a whopping 95% of money at the time of writing. That could certainly come down as first pitch approaches, but I’d imagine the discrepancy to remain significant, meaning bigger bettors — the ones more likely to be sharps — are on the under.

Big Money edge: Under

PRO Systems

Thanks to the over’s popularity, the under fits into one of our PRO betting systems: Contrarian Unders for Winning Teams.

The system has a 55.1% win rate since 2005 on a sample of more than 2,600 games.

PRO Systems edge: Under


Check out our new MLB PRO Report, where we highlight key factors that provide betting edges — like large wagers, historically profitable betting systems, model projections and expert picks — that when combined with sharp money can powerfully detail the smartest bets on a given slate.

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