Milwaukee Brewers vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Odds Preview and Pick

Milwaukee Brewers

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Los Angeles Dodgers
Saturday, August 16, 2014 9:10 PM ET
Dodger Stadium

The Los Angeles Dodgers host Milwaukee on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 70-54 mark against the 68-55 Brewers in MLB betting odds action at Dodger Stadium.

The Los Angeles Dodgers will rely on Clayton Kershaw to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Yovani Gallardo will be his counterpart for the Milwaukee Brewers. Clayton Kershaw is 14-2 this season, and Yovani Gallardo is 7-6.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Los Angeles Dodgers as -200 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 6 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Milwaukee Brewers vs Los Angeles Dodgers Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.5-4.3 win for the Dodgers. A 4.5-4.3 result in favor of the Dodgers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Dodgers sport a record of 70-54 heading into this matchup, while the Milwaukee Brewers sit at 68-55 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Milwaukee injuries news.

The Los Angeles Dodgers sit at No. 12 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Milwaukee Brewers sit at No. 10 on the same chart.

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How Milwaukee Brewers vs Los Angeles Dodgers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles Dodgers No. 13-rated offense, averaging 4.1 runs per game, against a Milwaukee Brewers defense that ranks No. 14 at 3.99 in runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Dodgers have averaged 8.81 hits per game so far, more than Milwaukee Brewers batters have averaged on the year (8.63 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Los Angeles has the No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Dodgers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at +160 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Milwaukee got the job done in their last match in a 6-3 victory over Los Angeles on Friday at Dodger Stadium behind starter Jimmy Nelson.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Odds Trends

Milwaukee is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
LA Dodgers is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games at home
LA Dodgers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games at home

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