Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers 8/9/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 8/8/2014
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 7:10 PM on SNLA, FSWI
Miller Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Los Angeles Dodgers - Greinke, Z (12-7) vs. Milwaukee Brewers - Fiers, M (0-1)
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Zack Greinke (12-7) will attempt to win his first game of August when the Los Angeles Dodgers take on Mike Fiers (0-1) and the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.
Zack Greinke had a pretty rough start against the Los Angeles Angels on Monday and ended up suffering his seventh loss of the season. He pitched seven innings in that game and allowed five runs (three earned) on six base hits while walking no one and striking out five. He currently owns a 2.71 ERA and he has struck out 158 batters in 146.1 innings of work.
Lyle Overbay should find himself in the Brewers' lineup against Greinke because he is 9-for-26 against him with a double, three home runs and eight RBI. Aramis Ramirez is just 2-for-11 against him with a walk and four strikeouts.
In his last start for the Brewers, Mike Fiers ended up losing his first game of the year when he was beaten by the Washington Nationals. He allowed two runs on four hits in four innings that day, while walking no one and striking out four. He has pitched seven total innings in the majors this season and has a 2.57 ERA.
Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier has three hits four at-bats against Fiers in his career with a double and an RBI. Matt Kemp is 0-for-4 against him with no walks and one strikeout.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles Dodgers are 53-56-6 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Los Angeles Dodgers is 0.4
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee Brewers are 57-54-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Milwaukee Brewers is 0.2
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)
08/07/14 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)
Tony's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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