Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Matchup

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The Milwaukee Brewers will pay a visit to Los Angeles to play the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. The game gets underway 10:10 p.m. ET and Fox Sports Net Wisconsin will televise this NL showdown.

Milwaukee Brewers at Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

Oddsmakers have listed Los Angeles (-155) as the favorite over Milwaukee (+145). Gamblers can bet on the games total with odds sitting at even money (+100) for over 8 runs and -120 for under 8. Runline odds sit at -150 for picking the Brewers +1.5 runs and +130 for the Dodgers -1.5 runs.

The Brewers have gone 61-46 SU this year and are 57-52 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 13.2 units for moneyline bettors and 1.4 units ATS. The Dodgers, on the other hand, are 59-46 SU and 48-59 ATS. They’ve lost 16.5 units for moneyline bettors and 11.1 units ATS.

Dodgers games have had an over/under record of 53-51-3 in 2018. Milwaukee has been a decent under bet with a total record of 49-57-3.

Chase Anderson is getting the start for Milwaukee. The right-handed Anderson is 7-7 with a 3.69 ERA and 90 strikeouts. He’s 0-0 with six strikeouts and a 4.50 ERA against Los Angeles this year.

The Dodgers are handing the ball to lefty Rich Hill (4-4, 3.82 ERA), who’s got 77 strikeouts and 25 walks to his name, as well as a WHIP of 1.30. Hill is 1-0 with nine 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 an ERA of 3.30, along with a K-per-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 teams last 10 games and 5.0 per game over the teams last five contests (4-1 SU).

Outfielders Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain continue to lead Milwaukee’s offense. Yelich is hitting .318/.384/.527 with 15 home runs, 57 RBIs, 69 runs and 13 steals. Cain (.300/.397/.421) has produced eight homers, 28 RBIs, 53 runs and 19 stolen bases.

In the home-team dugout, Los Angeles pitchers have given up 3.9 runs per game overall this season. The teams 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 hitters have produced 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 teams hit .223/.330/.372 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that span.

Outfielders Matt Kemp and Chris Taylor have led the Dodgers batters this year. Kemp is slashing .307/.356/.521 with 17 home runs, 64 RBIs and 49 runs scored, while Taylor’s line sits at .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 year. The over has hit in 14 of those games, compared to 11 that’ve gone under against lefties. 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 that’ve cashed the under.

Milwaukee Brewers at Los Angeles Dodgers Free MLB Pick

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

Betting Notes

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