Chad Billingsley vs Yovani Gallardo matchup featured in MLB action
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Los Angeles Dodgers invade Miller Park on Tuesday.
Los Angeles puts its faith in starter Chad Billingsley to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-0. Getting the ball for the Brewers is Yovani Gallardo, who owns a 1-1 record on the season with a 5.90 ERA.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Dodgers listed as underdogs of -119 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, depending on the book.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Brewers at No. 8 in the National League and the Dodgers at No. 16 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Milwaukee and its National League No. 7-rated batting order, averaging 4.3 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 2 lineup of the Dodgers at 5 runs per outing.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 15-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the National League's No. 5 mark in runs allowed.
Los Angeles was a 5-4 winner in its last match at home against the Padres. They won as -205 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors. The Dodgers enjoyed a 5-4 victory at the expense of the Padres on Sunday, with Clayton Kershaw throwing 5 1/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Dodger Stadium.
The Brewers were a 7-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -142 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Milwaukee didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-4 to Atlanta on Sunday at Turner Field.
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Dodgers at Brewers trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games
LA Dodgers at Milwaukee, Wednesday, April 18