MLB Game Preview - Dodgers underdogs vs Brewers at Milwaukee

Los Angeles DodgersMilwaukee Brewers
May 22, 1:10 PM | GrassMiller Park

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds

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A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Los Angeles duelling Milwaukee on Wednesday at Miller Park.

For the Brewers, Wily Peralta gets the ball, charged with keeping the Dodgers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Hyun-Jin Ryu, 4-2 on the year.

View LA Dodgers vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Brewers as -105 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 8.5 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Brewers at No. 10 in the National League and the Dodgers at No. 8 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Milwaukee's No. 6-rated National League offense, averaging 4.2 runs per game, against a Dodgers defense that ranks No. 8 in the National League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The Brewers have averaged 8.9 hits per game so far, more than Dodgers batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the National League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Brewers. Bettors on Milwaukee at +117 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-2 to Milwaukee on Tuesday at Miller Park.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Dodgers at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Dodgers' last 10 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of LA Dodgers' last 19 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Milwaukee's last 10 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Milwaukee's last 19 games when playing LA Dodgers
Milwaukee is 11-5 SU in their last 16 games when playing LA Dodgers

Next up:
LA Dodgers home to St. Louis, Friday, May 24
Milwaukee home to Pittsburgh, Friday, May 24

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