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The Milwaukee Brewers are set to host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Miller Park. Spectrum SportsNet LA will broadcast this NL matchup. The game is slated to get underway at 8:10 p.m. ET.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers Odds

Oddsmakers have listed Milwaukee (+105) as the underdog to Los Angeles (-115). If you think this game’s total will go under 9 runs, bookmakers are currently offering even money odds (+100). Picking the over will give you -120 odds. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the odds standing at +130 for the Dodgers -1.5 runs and -150 for the Brewers +1.5.

The Brewers are 12-8 straight up (SU) and 8-11 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 4.5 units for moneyline bettors while earning 1.9 units ATS. Milwaukee has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven. The Dodgers are 13-8 SU and have gone 8-12 against the spread. In total, the team’s gained 0.7 units for moneyline gamblers through the early portions of the year, but have lost 2.5 units ATS. Los Angeles has covered the spread just twice over its last seven games and the under has cashed in five of those seven.

Brewers games have an over/under record of 8-10-1 so far in 2019. Los Angeles has an over/under record of 11-9.

Right-hander Ross Stripling will get the start for the visiting Dodgers. Stripling is 1-1 with a 2.92 ERA and 18 strikeouts. He’s 1-0 with three strikeouts and a 1.13 ERA against Milwaukee this year.

The Brewers are sending righty Jhoulys Chacin (2-2, 6.52 ERA) to the mound. Chacin has 17 strikeouts and 11 walks to his credit, along with a WHIP of 1.34. Chacin is 0-1 with three strikeouts and a 23.14 ERA in one start against Los Angeles this year.

Milwaukee’s pitching staff has given up 5.2 runs per game overall in 2019 as a unit. Its starters have a 5.88 ERA, 1.52 WHIP and 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.38 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 9.0 K/9.

The Milwaukee hitters have put up 5.0 runs per outing, including 4.7 per game over its last 10 games and 4.6 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .250/.317/.470 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.

The Brewers’ offense has been led by outfielders Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain. Yelich is slashing .351/.440/.792 with 10 home runs, 27 RBIs and 19 runs scored, and Cain is hitting .307 with 23 hits, four RBIs and 14 runs.

For the visitors, Los Angeles’ pitching staff allowed 4.5 runs per game and its starters own a 3.66 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 8.05 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.71, along with a K-per-9 of 8.50.

Dodgers hitters have slashed .274/.366/.509 on their way to 6.0 runs scored per game in 2019, including 3.8 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.6 per game over the team’s last five contests (5-0 SU).

First baseman Cody Bellinger and outfielder A.J. Pollock have led Los Angeles’ offense. Bellinger is hitting .432/.512/.919 with 10 home runs, 24 RBIs and 24 runs scored, while Pollock (.256/.302/.397) has produced two homers, 14 RBIs and 11 runs scored.

The Dodgers have gained 1.3 units and are 6-9 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has hit in seven of those games, as opposed to eight that’ve gone under against righty starters. On the other hand, the Brewers have netted 1.9 units and are 5-10 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in five of those games, as opposed to nine which went under the total.

Dodgers at Brewers Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Brewers, ATS Winner – Brewers, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • The over has hit in only two of Los Angeles’ last seven games.
  • The Dodgers have hit 16 home runs in their last 10 games. The Brewers have hit 17 over their last 10.
  • The Dodgers have a team OPS of .875 this season and an OPS of .884 against right-handed pitchers. The Brewers’ OPS sits at .805 overall and .795 versus righties.
  • Milwaukee has recorded 21.7 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 21.0 over its last five.