Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/21/2019
Sunday, April 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Brandon Woodruff
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Miller Park on Sunday, April 21, 2019 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and Brandon Woodruff for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -130 and Milwaukee at +108. The Dodgers have a 5-15-0 over/under record and a 11-9-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 9-12-0 against the run line and have a 8-12-1 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 5-15-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 11-9-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 8-12-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 9-12-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/19/19 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 10-day IL (04/08); expected to start Saturday vs Milwaukee Brewers
04/11/19 C Russell Martin Back 10-day IL (04/10)
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 14-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 2.57 and a WHIP of 0.71 this season. He has 6 strikeouts over his 7 innings pitched and he's given up 5 hits. He's allowed 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 78 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 80 hitters and walked 23 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 171 base hits and 88 earned runs. They have allowed 28 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 58 batters and struck out 187. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 4.06.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .271, good for 2nd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .501 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .363, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Justin Turner is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .376. He has 20 hits this season in 71 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .310 and an OPS+ of 87. Cody Bellinger is hitting .423 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .495. He has totaled 33 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 78 at bats. His OPS+ is 258 while his slugging percentage is at .885. The Dodgers have 199 hits, including 36 doubles and 41 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 100 times so far this season and they have struck out 169 times as a unit. They have left 160 men on base and have a team OPS of .864. They score 5.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 130 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 12-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.23, Brandon Woodruff has a 2-1 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 26 strikeouts over the 20.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 23 hits. He's allowing 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 65 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 83 batters and walked 37 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.21. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 178 base knocks and 107 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 81 hitters and struck out 192 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 5.07.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league. The Brewers hold a .462 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .350 with an OBP of .442. He has 28 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 80 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .813 with an OPS+ of 217. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .385. He has collected 24 hits in 79 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .443. The Brewers as a unit have 179 base hits, including 29 doubles and 38 homers. Milwaukee has walked 78 times this year and they have struck out on 193 occasions. They have had 144 men left on base and have an OPS of .799. They have scored 4.9 runs per game and totaled 103 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers +108
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