Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers Runline Bet

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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Wednesday August 17th, 08:10 ET
Location: American Family Field
TV: SportsNet LA
Money Line: Dodgers -170 / Brewers +141
Total Line: 8.0


Los Angeles: Tony Gonsolin (14-1, 2.24) Milwaukee: Eric Lauer (8-4, 3.64)

Dodgers Projected Lineup

Chris Taylor LF Trayce Thompson RF Justin Turner 3B Gavin Lux 2B Mookie Betts RF Cody Bellinger CF Will Smith C Freddie Freeman 1B Trea Turner SS Tony Gonsolin P

Brewers Projected Lineup

Luis Urías 3B Tyrone Taylor CF Hunter Renfroe RF Kolten Wong 2B Victor Caratini C Rowdy Tellez 1B Andrew McCutchen LF Christian Yelich LF Willy Adames SS Eric Lauer P


Los Angeles Dodgers: 80-35-0 SU / OU 47-58-10 / Run Line W/L 73-42-0 Milwaukee Brewers: 62-53-0 SU / OU 57-51-7 / Run Line W/L 46-69-0

The Milwaukee Brewers host the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday August 17th at American Family Field. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 08:10 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Los Angeles as the favorite (-170), with an OU line set at 8.0.

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The Dodgers will look to rebound from a close, 5-4 loss to the Brewers. Los Angeles’s pitching staff finished the game by allowing 5 hits, leading to 5 runs. With their 8 hits, the Dodgers could only muster 4 runs. Dodgers suffered the loss, despite being favored at -105.0. Through 113 games as the favorite, the team has found the win column at a rate of 70.0%. Together, the Dodgers and Brewers combined to surpass the over-under betting line set at 8.0 runs. Even with this game going over the total, Los Angeles still has an over-under record of just 47-58-10.

The Dodgers come into this game with a 3-2 record over their last 5 contests. During this time, they have an average scoring differential of +14. In their last 5 contests, Los Angeles is averaging 5.8 runs per game, right in line with their season average of 5.37. So far, Los Angeles has won over half of their 37 series played, going 26-9-2.

In their last game, the Brewers picked up a close win over the Dodgers by a score of 5-4. In the winning effort, the team’s pitchers held the Dodgers to 4 runs and 8 hits. In the victory, the Brewers came up with 5 hits and 5 runs. Heading into action, Milwaukee was the favorite at -115.0. So far, the team has won 57.9% of the games in which they were favored. In terms of the over-under, the Brewers and Dodgers combined to surpass the line of 8.0 runs. For the season, the team’s over-under record is 57-51-7.

The Brewers come into today’s game looking to turn things around, as they are just 2-3 over their last 5 games. During this time, the team has a run differential of -7. The team’s offense is partly to blame for their recent slump, as they have averaged just 2.4 runs over their last 5 game. On the season, Milwaukee has won more than half of their series, going 17-14-7.


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Pitching Matchup

Tony Gonsolin gets the start for the Dodgers, with an overall record of 14-1. Through 21 appearances, Gonsolin has an ERA of just 2.24 while averaging 5.53 innings per appearance. So far, batters are hitting just 0.173 against him. Per 9 innings pitched, Gonsolin is averaging 0.85 home runs allowed. In terms of strikeouts, Tony Gonsolin has a strong strikeout percentage of 23.0%, including a per game average of 5.0. Command has been a problem for Gonsolin, as he is giving up 2.48 walks per outing.

The Milwaukee Brewers will send Eric Lauer to the mound with an overall record of 8-4. Lauer gets the start with an ERA of 3.64. On average, he has lasted 5.63 innings per appearance. So far, Lauer has a batting average allowed of 0.229. Home runs have been an issue for Lauer, as he is allowing an average of 1.68 per 9 innings pitched. In terms of strikeouts, Eric Lauer has a strong K% of 23.0%, including a per game average of 5.52. Command has been a problem for Lauer, as he is giving up 3.19 walks per outing.

Los Angeles vs Milwaukee History

For the season, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers will be playing their 3rd game of the season. So far, the teams have each won 1 time. The over-under record in this series sits at 1-1. The average run total in these games is 10.86 runs per game. The averge scoring margin in these meetings is 2.5 runs. Going back to last year, Los Angeles won the season series, 4 games to 3. The over-under record in last year’s matchups was 5-2, with the average run total being 10.86 runs per game. The average scoring differential in this series was 4.29 runs per game.

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Betting Trends

  • LA Dodgers is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
  • LA Dodgers is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games

Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers Prediction

Going into Wednesday’s National League matchup between Los Angeles and Milwaukee, the Dodgers are the favorite on the moneyline. The Dodgers have won 3 straight games with Tony Gonsolin on the mound. Over this stretch, Gonsolin has given up 4 earned runs. Look for the Brewers to struggle against the Dodgers right-hander. I like Los Angeles on the runline.

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