The Milwaukee Brewers are making a road trip to Dodger Stadium to do battle against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The opening pitch is scheduled for 9:10 p.m. ET and Fox Sports Net Wisconsin is in line to showcase this NL showdown.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
Oddsmakers are listing Milwaukee (+185) as the underdog to Los Angeles (-200). The total sits at 7.5 runs and gamblers can take the over for +105 or the under for -125. Bettors can also wager on the game’s spread with the current runline odds sitting at Brewers +1.5 runs (-120) and Dodgers -1.5 runs (+100).
The Brewers have gone 61-46 SU this year and are 58-52 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 14.7 units for moneyline bettors and 2.4 units ATS. The Dodgers, on the other hand, are 59-46 SU and 48-60 ATS. The team’s lost 18.1 units for moneyline bettors and 12.1 units ATS.
Los Angeles games have a 53-52-3 over/under record in 2018. The Brewers have been a decent under bet with a total record of 49-58-3.
Jhoulys Chacin will get the start for the visiting Brewers. The right-handed Chacin is 10-3 with a 3.45 ERA and 103 strikeouts. He has yet to face Los Angeles this year, but he did make five starts against the Dodgers in 2017, posting a 2-1 record against them with a 4.56 ERA and 22 strikeouts.
The Dodgers are going with lefty Clayton Kershaw (4-5, 2.52 ERA), who has 91 strikeouts and 17 walks, as well as a WHIP of 1.06. Kershaw is 0-1 with five strikeouts and a 1.50 ERA in one start against Milwaukee this year.
Milwaukee’s pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starters own a 3.81 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 7.72 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 3.30, along with a K/9 of 10.19.
Brewers hitters have slashed .246/.318/.408 on their way to 4.4 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.7 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.0 per game over the team’s last five contests (4-1 SU).
Outfielders Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain have led Milwaukee’s hitters. Yelich is slashing .318/.384/.527 with 15 home runs, 57 RBIs, 69 runs and 13 stolen bases, while Cain has a .300 average with eight homers, 28 RBIs, 53 runs and 19 stolen bases.
For the home team, Los Angeles’ pitchers have given up 3.9 runs per game overall in 2018. The club’s starters have an ERA of 3.30, a WHIP of 1.14 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.6. The bullpen has a 3.78 ERA, 1.26 WHIP and 9.5 K/9.
The Los Angeles offense has put up 4.8 runs per contest, including 5.5 per game over its last 10 games and 4.8 per game over its last five. The team has slashed .218/.326/.367 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.
The Dodgers’ hitters have been led by outfielders Matt Kemp and Chris Taylor. Kemp is hitting .307/.356/.521 with 17 home runs, 64 RBIs and 49 runs scored, and Taylor’s line is .260/.335/.460 with 12 homers, 50 RBIs and 61 runs scored.
The Brewers have lost 0.1 units and are 11-14 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has hit in 14 of those games, as opposed to 11 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Dodgers have lost 13.4 units and are 30-39 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 42 of those games, as opposed to 25 which went under the total.
Milwaukee Brewers at Los Angeles Dodgers Free MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Dodgers, ATS Winner – Brewers, O/U – UNDER