Brewers vs. Braves: 2021 NLDS Series Preview

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When Does Game 1 of the NLDS Start? Who Will Win the 2021 NLDS Series: Brewers or Braves? Brewers vs. Braves: 2021 NLDS Series Preview!


Hello everyone! Welcome to Sports Teller! Today, we will be showcasing the Brewers vs. Braves: 2021 NLDS Series Preview. In fact, we will be showcasing the overall series prediction as well as the 2021 postseason results from each team. In addition, we will be going over each team’s playoff history as well as the key players to watch. Without further adieu, let’s begin!


Brewers vs. Braves: 2021 NLDS Series Preview

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2021 National League Division Series (NLDS): Milwaukee Brewers vs. Atlanta Braves

Series Start Times for the 2021 NLDS:

  • 1st Game (Friday, October 8)-American Family Field, Milwaukee, WI on TBS
  • 2nd Game (Saturday, October 9)-American Family Field, Milwaukee, WI on TBS
  • 3rd Game (Monday, October 11)-Truist Park, Atlanta, GA on TBS
  • Game 4-if Necessary (Tuesday, October 12)-Truist Park, Atlanta, GA on TBS
  • Game 5-if Necessary (Thursday, October 14)-American Family Field, Milwaukee, WI on TBS

Starting Pitchers for the 2021 NLDS Series:

Game 1

  • Brewers: RHP Corbin Burnes: 11-5 Record, 2.43 E.R.A., 234 Strikeouts
  • Braves: RHP Charlie Morton: 14-6 Record, 3.34 E.R.A., 216 Strikeouts

Game 2

  • Brewers: RHP Brandon Woodruff: 9-10 Record, 2.56 E.R.A., 211 Strikeouts
  • Braves: LHP Max Fried: 14-7 Record, 3.04 E.R.A., 158 Strikeouts

2021 Regular Season Series: Both Teams Split the Regular Season Series at 3-3

Most Recent Playoff Meeting: 1st Ever Postseason Meeting

Milwaukee Brewers (95-67)-2021 NL Central Division Champions

  • Won the NL West Division for the 3rd Time Since 2011
  • 4th Straight Playoff Appearance Dating Back to 2018 (Longest Streak in Team History)
  • Acquired SS Willy Adames from Rays During the Season
  • Signed 2B Kolton Wong in the Off-Season
  • 1st Playoff Meeting vs. Braves
  • Looking for 1st NLCS Appearance Since 2018
  • Has Not Been to the World Series Since 1982
  • Looking for 1st World Championship in Franchise History

Atlanta Braves (88-73)-2021 NL East Division Champions

  • 4th Consecutive NL East Division Title (Longest Streak Since 1995-2005)
  • 4th Straight Playoff Appearance Dating Back to 2018 (Longest Streak Since 1995-2005)
  • Signed RHP Charlie Morton in the Off-Season
  • Acquired OF Joc Pederson from Cubs During the Season
  • 1st Playoff Meeting vs. Brewers
  • Seeking to Advance to Back-to-Back NLCS Appearances for the 1st Time Since 1995-1999
  • Looking for 1st World Series Appearance Since 1999
  • Has Not Won World Series Championship Since 1995

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Top Players to Watch in Brewers vs. Braves NLDS Series (2021 MLB Regular Season Statistics)

Milwaukee Brewers

  • CF Avisail Garcia: 0.262 BA, 29 Home Runs, 86 RBIs
  • 3B Luis Urias: 0.249 BA, 23 Home Runs, 75 RBIs
  • SS Willy Adames: 0.285 BA, 20 Home Runs, 58 RBIs
  • 2B Kolton Wong: 0.272 BA, 14 Home Runs, 50 RBIs
  • Starting RHP Corbin Burnes: 11-5 Record, 2.43 E.R.A, 234 Strikeouts
  • Starting RHP Freddy Peralta: 10-5 Record, 2.81 E.R.A, 195 Strikeouts
  • Closer LHP Josh Hader: 34 Saves, 1.23 E.R.A, 102 Strikeouts
  • Set Up Man RHP Brad Boxberger: 23 Holds, 3.34 E.R.A., 83 Strikeouts

Atlanta Braves

  • 1B Freddie Freeman: 0.300 BA, 31 Home Runs, 83 RBIs
  • 3B Austin Riley: 0.303 BA, 33 Home Runs, 107 RBIs
  • 2B Ozzie Albies: 0.259 BA, 30 Home Runs, 106 RBIs
  • SS Dansby Swanson: 0.248 BA, 27 Home Runs, 88 RBIs
  • Starting RHP Charlie Morton: 14-6 Record, 3.34 E.R.A, 216 Strikeouts
  • Starting LHP Max Fried: 14-7 Record, 3.04 E.R.A, 158 Strikeouts
  • Closer LHP Will Smith: 37 Saves, 3.44 E.R.A, 87 Strikeouts
  • Set Up Man RHP Luke Jackson: 31 Holds, 1.98 E.R.A., 70 Strikeouts

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Official Brewers vs. Braves: 2021 NLDS Series Prediction

Brewers in Five Games


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