Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers 8/8/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 8/7/2014
Friday, August 8, 2014, 8:10 PM on SNLA, FSWI
Miller Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Los Angeles Dodgers - Beckett, J (6-6) vs. Milwaukee Brewers - Lohse, K (11-6)
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On Friday night, Josh Beckett (6-6) will attempt to win his first game in nearly a month when the Los Angeles Dodgers go up against Kyle Lohse (11-6) and the Milwaukee Brewers.
On Sunday, Josh Beckett could only make it through four innings against the Chicago Cubs and ended up suffering his sixth loss of the season. He allowed three runs on six hits in that game and struck out six batters while walking three. He still has a very good 2.88 ERA on the year and he has only given up 96 hits in 115.2 innings.
Brewers first baseman Mark Reynolds has just four hits in 17 at-bats against Beckett, but he has also hit three home runs off of him. Ryan Braun is 3-for-6 against the right-hander with three home runs and four RBI.
Veteran Kyle Lohse lost his second game in a row last Saturday when he was beaten by the St. Louis Cardinals on the road. He went four innings in that game and allowed a season-high nine runs on nine base hits while walking three batters and striking out two. He still has a solid 3.40 ERA on the year and he has only walked three batters in 150.2 innings.
Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez has eight hits in 24 at-bats against Lohse in his career with four doubles, a home run and three RBI.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles Dodgers are 53-55-6 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Los Angeles Dodgers is 0.4
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee Brewers are 56-54-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Milwaukee Brewers is 0.3
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
08/06/14 P Chris Perez Ankle 15-day DL (8/4)
08/06/14 P Paco Rodriguez Shoulder 15-day DL (8/4)
08/03/14 P Paul Maholm Knee 60-day DL (8/2), out for season
07/06/14 3B Erisbel Arruebarrena Hip 15-day DL (7/5)
06/18/14 P Chad Billingsley Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
06/15/14 3B Chone Figgins Quad 15-day DL (6/14)
06/07/14 P Chris Withrow Elbow 60-day DL (5/21)
03/27/14 P Onelki Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (3/14)
03/27/14 P Scott Elbert Elbow 60-day DL (2/8)
08/06/14 LF Khris Davis Elbow questionable
08/06/14 2B Scooter Gennett Quad questionable
08/05/14 P Matt Garza Oblique 15-day DL (8/4)
07/18/14 3B Jeff Bianchi Elbow 15-day DL (7/13)
07/10/14 P Wei-Chung Wang Shoulder 15-day DL (7/9)
06/09/14 P Tyler Thornburg Elbow 60-day DL (6/7)
05/02/14 P Jim Henderson Shoulder 60-day DL (5/2)
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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