Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Free Pick

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are seeking their fourth win in a row when they play host to the Milwaukee Brewers at Dodger Stadium. Fox Sports Net Wisconsin is in line to showcase this NL matchup and the game gets going at 10:10 p.m. ET.

Milwaukee Brewers at Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

Vegas has listed Milwaukee (+155) as the underdog to Los Angeles (-165). Bettors can wager on the games total with odds sitting at -110 for over eight runs and -110 for under eight. Bettors can also wager on the games runline with the current odds coming in at Brewers +1.5 runs (-140) and Dodgers -1.5 runs (+120).

The Dodgers are 59-46 straight up (SU) and 48-57 against the spread (ATS). The teams lost 13.6 units for moneyline bettors and 9.1 units (ATS). The Brewers are 61-46 SU and have gone 56-51 ATS. Overall, the teams accumulated 12.8 units for moneyline gamblers and 2.5 units ATS.

Los Angeles games have an over/under record of 53-49-3 in 2018. The Brewers have been a decent under bet with a total record of 48-56-3.

Freddy Peralta will get the start for Milwaukee. Peralta is 4-2 with a 3.74 ERA and 57 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Dodgers this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.

The Dodgers are handing the ball to righty Kenta Maeda (7-5, 3.27 ERA), who’s got 115 strikeouts and 32 walks, as well as a WHIP of 1.20. Maeda made two starts against the Brewers in 2017, compiling a 1-1 record with a 2.70 ERA and 14 strikeouts.

As a unit, Los Angeles pitchers have given up 3.9 runs per game overall this season. Its starting pitching staff has 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 hitters are putting up 4.8 runs per outing, including 5.5 per game over its last 10 games and 4.8 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .223/.330/.372 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

The Dodgers offense has been led by Matt Kemp, who is slashing .307/.356/.521 with 17 home runs, 64 RBIs and 49 runs scored.

In the other dugout, Milwaukee’s pitching staff allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 3.81 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 7.72 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 3.30, along with a WHIP of 1.23 and a K/9 of 10.19.

The Brewers offense has slashed .246/.318/.408 on its way to 4.4 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.7 runs per game over the teams last 10 games and 5.0 per game over the teams last five outings (4-1 SU).

Milwaukee’s offense has been led by Christian Yelich. Yelich is slashing .318/.384/.527 with 15 home runs, 57 RBIs, 69 runs and 13 steals.

The Brewers just got a 7-1 victory over the Giants, while the Dodgers are coming off of a 5-1 win against the Braves.

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The over has hit in five of Los Angeles last seven games.
  • The Brewers have hit eight home runs in their last 10 games, including five over their last five.
  • Los Angeles has recorded 24.9 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 21.6 over its last five.
  • The Brewers have won five of their last six games SU.