Saturday, July 11, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Taylor Jungmann (3-1) vs. Brandon Beachy (0-0)
The Milwaukee Brewers head to Dodger Stadium on Saturday to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Brewers send Taylor Jungmann to the mound to face Brandon Beachy of the Dodgers. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +139 and Los Angeles at -179. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Brewers have a 44-38 over/under record and a 39-48 run line mark, meaning they cover 45% of the time. The Dodgers have a 43-41 over/under record and a 38-49 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 51% of the time.
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The Brewers come into this game with a 37-50 record, and they are 21-22 away from home. Taylor Jungmann has a 3-1 record on the season, an earned run average of 2.43 and a 1.11 WHIP. The Brewers are 4-2 over his 37 innings pitched and he's also given up 31 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 1-4. He is getting 3.8 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 237 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.27. The bullpen has struck out 269 and walked 96 batters this season while opposing teams hit .232 against them. Milwaukee has a team average of 9.19 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.71 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.28, they are 27th in the league.
As a team, Milwaukee is batting .249, good for 19th in the league while putting together a .261 average away from home. The Brewers on-base percentage sits at .302, which puts them at 25th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .396. With 83 hits, Adam Lind leads the team while his team ranks 17th in hits per game with 8.47.
With a 49-38 overall record, Los Angeles will come into this game 31-16 at home. Brandon Beachy is supposed to make his season debut for the Dodgers as of the time of this writing. The bullpen has given up 214 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.56. The Dodgers bullpen has struck out 277 batters and walked 86 this season while opposing teams have hit .229 against them. Los Angeles has a team average of 8.33 hits per game and are averaging 7.32 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.63, they are 10th in the league.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 21st in the league while putting together a .244 average at Safeco Field. The Dodgers on-base percentage sits at .312, which puts them at 19th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .394. With 93 hits, Howie Kendrick leads the team while his team ranks 23rd in hits per game with 8.29.
In terms of team defense, the Brewers have a fielding percentage of .980 with 66 total errors, 906 assists and 2,330 put outs. Over the course of this season, the Dodgers have accumlated 35 errors while having 902 assists and 2,314 put outs leading to a .989 fielding percentage.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 44-38 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 39-48 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 43-41 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 38-49 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/10/15 RF Ryan Braun Wrist is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
07/07/15 P Matt Garza Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/3)
06/04/15 P Brandon Kintzler Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/26)
05/24/15 P Wily Peralta Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
Los Angeles Dodgers
07/10/15 LF Andre Ethier Quad "?" Friday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
07/05/15 P Carlos Frias Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/1)
06/18/15 P Chris Hatcher Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/15)
06/02/15 P Paco Rodriguez Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/30)
04/28/15 P Brandon McCarthy Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/26), out for season
04/28/15 LF Carl Crawford Oblique Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/27)
04/06/15 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/04/15 P Brandon Beachy Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (2/23)
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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