Saturday, June 18, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson vs. Mike Bolsinger
The Milwaukee Brewers head to Dodger Stadium on Saturday to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable pitchers are Chase Anderson for the Brewers and Mike Bolsinger for the Dodgers. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee at +139 and Los Angeles at -149. The over/under is 8. The Brewers have a 35-28-4 over/under mark and a 32-35-0 run line record, meaning they cover 48% of the time. The Dodgers are 28-38-0 against the run line and have a 32-29-5 over/under record. They cover the spread 42% of the time.
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The Brewers head into this game with a 31-36 record, and they are 12-19 on the road. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson has a 4-6 record with an ERA of 4.42 and a WHIP of 1.19. He has 57 strikeouts during his 71.1 innings pitched and he has given up 67 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.02. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have allowed 231 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the pen while they've been struck out 211 times and walked 97 times this year. As a unit, Milwaukee has given up 9.3 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.46 hitters per nine. They are 24th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.57. The Brewers pitchers have collectively given up 616 base hits and 303 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 231 batters and struck out 494. They walk 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.69.
As a team, Milwaukee is hitting .245, good for 20th in the league while putting together a .233 average on the road. The Brewers have a .396 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .325 which is good for 11th in the league. They rank 25th in baseball with 8 hits per contest. Ryan Braun comes into this game hitting .306 and his on-base percentage is at .368. He has 64 hits this season along with 27 runs scored and 36 runs batted in. He's struck out 36 times and has walked 21 times. Jonathan Lucroy is hitting .310 and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 70 hits so far while scoring 34 runs and he's driven in 33. He has walked 21 times and has struck out 44 times. The Brewers have 536 hits, including 104 doubles and 72 home runs. They've stolen 58 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 23 times. Milwaukee has walked 262 times this season and they've struck out 631 times as a unit. They've left 458 men on base and have a team OPS of .721. They score 4.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 275 runs so far this year.
Los Angeles comes into this game with a 17-15 home mark and a 35-33 overall record. With an ERA of 5.76, Mike Bolsinger has a 1-4 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 24 strikeouts over the 25 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 24 hits. He has allowed 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.94. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.16 and they have given up 148 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .195 against the Dodgers bullpen while being struck out 202 times and walking 72 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 9.17 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.41 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 482 base knocks and 230 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 63 home runs this year and they give up 0.9 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 182 hitters and struck out 629. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.09 while their FIP as a staff is 3.43.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 11th in the league while putting together a .248 average at home. The Dodgers hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322 which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 12th in baseball with 8.73 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .264 and he has an OBP of .345. He has 62 hits this year along with 23 runs scored and 31 RBI. He's struck out 56 times and has walked on 29 occasions. Corey Seager is hitting .274 and he has an OBP of .334. He has collected 72 hits so far while he's scored 43 runs and drove in 36. He has earned a walk 24 times and has punched out 52 times. The Dodgers as a unit have 530 base hits, including 96 doubles and 73 homers. They have 22 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 12 times. Los Angeles as a team has walked 230 times this year and they have struck out 530 times. They've had 451 men left on base and have an OPS of .683. They score 4.16 runs per game and have totaled 283 runs so far this season.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 35-28-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 32-35-0 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 32-29-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 28-38-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/10/16 RF Domingo Santana Elbow 15-day DL (6/8)
06/01/16 P Michael Blazek Elbow 15-day DL (5/29)
05/27/16 P Chris Capuano Elbow 15-day DL (4/2)
04/04/16 LF Rymer Liriano Facial 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Zach Jones Shoulder 60-day DL (3/31)
04/02/16 P Yhonathan Barrios Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 P Sean Nolin Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
Los Angeles Dodgers
06/15/16 P Kenta Maeda Leg injured last game, "?" for next scheduled start
06/03/16 RF Yasiel Puig Hamstring 15-day DL (6/3)
05/31/16 P Alex Wood Tricep 15-day DL (5/31)
05/24/16 P Chin-Hui Tsao Tricep 15-day DL (5/22)
05/03/16 P Josh Ravin Suspension expected to miss 80 games
04/23/16 P Yimi Garcia Bicep 60-day DL (4/23)
04/05/16 P Brandon McCarthy Elbow 60-day DL (2/19)
04/05/16 P Frankie Montas Ribs 60-day DL (2/20)
04/04/16 P Brett Anderson Back 60-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
03/31/16 LF Andre Ethier Leg 60-day DL (3/25)
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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