Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/20/2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Hyun-Jin Ryu vs. Chase Anderson
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Miller Park on Saturday, April 20, 2019 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers and Chase Anderson for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -110 and Milwaukee at +100. The Dodgers have a 4-14-0 over/under record and a 11-7-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 9-10-0 against the run line and have a 8-10-1 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 4-14-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 11-7-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 8-10-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 9-10-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/18/19 3B Justin Turner Hamstring is questionable Thursday vs Milwaukee Brewers
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 12-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 3.07 and a WHIP of 0.89 this season. He has 14 strikeouts over his 14.2 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.78 and they have given up 71 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 71 hitters and walked 22 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 159 base hits and 84 earned runs. They have allowed 25 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 52 batters and struck out 161. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 4.15.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .277, good for 1st in the league. The Dodgers hold a .509 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .365, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .429 with an on-base percentage of .512. He has 30 hits this season in 70 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .900 and an OPS+ of 263. Justin Turner is hitting .297 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .382. He has totaled 19 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 64 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .328. The Dodgers have 186 hits, including 34 doubles and 38 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 87 times so far this season and they have struck out 154 times as a unit. They have left 145 men on base and have a team OPS of .874. They score 6.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 122 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 12-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Chase Anderson has a 1-0 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 10 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 10 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 60 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 75 batters and walked 30 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.34. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 165 base knocks and 99 earned runs this season. They have given up 35 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 68 hitters and struck out 177 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 5.04.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 11th in the league. The Brewers hold a .475 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 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 114. Christian Yelich is hitting .356 this season and he has an OBP of .448. He has collected 26 hits in 73 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 207 and a slugging percentage of .781. The Brewers as a unit have 167 base hits, including 29 doubles and 35 homers. Milwaukee has walked 72 times this year and they have struck out on 167 occasions. They have had 132 men left on base and have an OPS of .818. They have scored 5.21 runs per game and totaled 99 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers +100
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