Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers 7/21/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 21, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Chase Anderson
Miller Park is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday, July 21, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and Chase Anderson for the Brewers.
Los Angeles opens at -177 while Milwaukee opens at +167. The Dodgers have a 41-49-7 over/under record and a 43-54-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 52-46-0 against the run line and have a 43-52-3 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 41-49-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 43-54-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 43-52-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 52-46-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
07/19/18 SS Manny Machado Acquired is probable Friday vs Milwaukee Brewers
07/16/18 3B Justin Turner Shoulder is "?" Friday vs Milwaukee Brewers
07/09/18 RF Yasiel Puig Oblique 10-day DL (07/09)
07/07/18 P Yimi Garcia Forearm 10-day DL (07/04)
07/07/18 P Kenta Maeda Paternity List is out indefinitely
06/28/18 P Josh Fields Shoulder 10-day DL (06/28)
06/16/18 P Pedro Baez Biceps 10-day DL (06/13)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/03/18 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 60-day DL (05/03)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Zac Rosscup Finger 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/15/18 2B Jonathan Villar Thumb 10-day DL (07/15)
07/14/18 P Junior Guerra Forearm 10-day DL (07/14)
07/14/18 1B Eric Thames Hamstring 10-day DL (07/14)
07/08/18 C Manny Pina Biceps 10-day DL (07/07)
07/08/18 LF Ryan Braun Back 10-day DL (07/08)
07/03/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 60-day DL (05/09)
06/13/18 P Matt Albers Shoulder 10-day DL (06/12)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
06/01/18 P Zach Davies Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/01)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 53-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 2.74 and a WHIP of 1.08 this year. He has 78 strikeouts over his 75.2 innings pitched and he's given up 65 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.80 and they have given up 325 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 375 hitters and walked 139 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.49. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 780 base hits and 337 earned runs. They have allowed 103 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 265 batters and struck out 916. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.61.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .244, good for 22nd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Matt Kemp is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 92 hits this season in 297 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .522 and an OPS+ of . Manny Machado is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 115 hits and he has driven in 65 men in 365 at bats. His OPS+ is while his slugging percentage is at .575. The Dodgers have 792 hits, including 174 doubles and 129 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 364 times so far this season and they have struck out 805 times as a unit. They have left 656 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 453 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 55-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.78, Chase Anderson has a 6-7 record and a 1.17 WHIP this season. He has 81 strikeouts over the 104.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 82 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.33 and they have given up 294 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 402 batters and walked 146 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.65. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 739 base knocks and 355 earned runs this season. They have given up 101 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 346 hitters and struck out 850 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 4.01.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 17th in the league. The Brewers hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .393. He has 88 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 300 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .427 with an OPS+ of . Christian Yelich is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 93 hits in 318 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of and a slugging percentage of .459. The Brewers as a unit have 807 base hits, including 148 doubles and 124 homers. Milwaukee has walked 320 times this year and they have struck out on 900 occasions. They have had 654 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 426 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -177
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