Milwaukee Brewers at Los Angeles Dodgers 8/26/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, August 26, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Davies vs. Ross Stripling
Dodger Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday, August 26, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Zach Davies for the Brewers and Ross Stripling for the Dodgers.
Milwaukee opens at +135 while Los Angeles opens at -145. The Brewers have a 57-65-6 over/under record and a 67-61-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 62-66-0 against the run line and have a 51-68-9 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 57-65-6 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 67-61-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 51-68-9 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 62-66-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
08/24/17 3B Travis Shaw Foot "?" Friday vs. LA Dodgers
08/18/17 C Andrew Susac Trapezius 10-day DL (08/15)
08/13/17 P Brent Suter Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (08/13)
08/04/17 C Jett Bandy Ribs 10-day DL (08/04)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
08/22/17 LF Cody Bellinger Ankle 10-day DL (08/20)
08/22/17 P Alex Wood Shoulder 10-day DL (08/22)
08/19/17 P Yu Darvish Back 10-day DL (08/17)
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 10-day DL (07/28)
07/23/17 P Clayton Kershaw Back 10-day DL (07/24)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Finger 10-day DL (07/21)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 60-day DL (06/25)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Back 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 66-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Davies has a 14-7 record with an earned run average of 4.09 and a WHIP of 1.39. He has 98 strikeouts over his 149.2 innings pitched and he's given up 161 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 419 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 459 hitters and walked 220 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,123 base hits and 524 earned runs. They have allowed 154 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 457 batters and struck out 1,047. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.39.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .251, good for 20th in the league. The Brewers hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Orlando Arcia is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 115 hits this season in 414 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .413 and an OPS+ of 90. Domingo Santana is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 63 men in 422 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Brewers have 1,091 hits, including 216 doubles and 185 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 417 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,247 times as a unit. They have left 863 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 4.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 589 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 90-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.41, Ross Stripling has a 3-4 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 59 strikeouts over the 58 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 56 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.97 and they have given up 330 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .210 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 470 batters and walked 126 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.13. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 926 base knocks and 390 earned runs this season. They have given up 136 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 326 hitters and struck out 1,184 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.12 while their FIP as a staff is 3.55.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 15th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Corey Seager comes into this matchup batting .311 with an OBP of .394. He has 138 hits this year along with 64 RBI in 444 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .507 with an OPS+ of 135. Justin Turner is hitting .336 this season and he has an OBP of .425. He has collected 118 hits in 351 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 153 and a slugging percentage of .544. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,073 base hits, including 244 doubles and 178 homers. Los Angeles has walked 512 times this year and they have struck out on 1,063 occasions. They have had 877 men left on base and have an OPS of .790. They have scored 5.08 runs per game and totaled 635 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers +135
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