Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers MLB Betting Tips 4/18/2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Urias vs. Zach Davies
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Miller Park on Thursday, April 18, 2019 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Julio Urias for the Dodgers and Zach Davies for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -105 and Milwaukee at -105. The Dodgers have a 4-13-0 over/under record and a 10-7-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 9-9-0 against the run line and have a 8-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 4-13-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 10-7-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 8-9-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 9-9-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/17/19 1B Cody Bellinger Knee is questionable Wednesday vs Cincinnati Reds
04/11/19 C Russell Martin Back 10-day IL (04/10)
04/08/19 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 10-day IL (04/08)
03/25/19 P Rich Hill Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/16/19 P Freddy Peralta Shoulder 10-day IL (04/16)
04/11/19 P Corey Knebel Elbow 60-day IL (04/11); is out for season
03/27/19 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 10-day IL (03/27)
03/25/19 P Bobby Wahl ACL 60-day IL (04/05); is out for season
03/25/19 P Brent Suter Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 11-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Urias has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 5.27 and a WHIP of 1.32 this season. He has 13 strikeouts over his 13.2 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.95 and they have given up 71 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 69 hitters and walked 22 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.42. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 156 base hits and 84 earned runs. They have allowed 25 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 51 batters and struck out 151. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 4.33.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .284, good for 1st in the league. The Dodgers hold a .521 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .372, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.6 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .433 with an on-base percentage of .513. He has 29 hits this season in 67 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .925 and an OPS+ of 267. Justin Turner is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 19 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 63 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .333. The Dodgers have 183 hits, including 34 doubles and 37 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 85 times so far this season and they have struck out 143 times as a unit. They have left 143 men on base and have a team OPS of .893. They score 6.26 runs per contest and have scored a total of 119 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 12-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.53, Zach Davies has a 2-0 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 17.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 17 hits. He's allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 54 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 71 batters and walked 30 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.3. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 150 base knocks and 93 earned runs this season. They have given up 33 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 66 hitters and struck out 170 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 5.07.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 9th in the league. The Brewers hold a .478 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .347, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .378. He has 22 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 72 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .458 with an OPS+ of 113. Christian Yelich is hitting .357 this season and he has an OBP of .446. He has collected 25 hits in 70 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 209 and a slugging percentage of .800. The Brewers as a unit have 160 base hits, including 26 doubles and 34 homers. Milwaukee has walked 70 times this year and they have struck out on 157 occasions. They have had 128 men left on base and have an OPS of .826. They have scored 5.33 runs per game and totaled 96 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -105
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