Dodgers vs. Brewers MLB prediction, odds, picks, preview

Our MLB betting skilled is right here to supply up his greatest Dodgers vs Brewers predictions and picks forward of Wednesday’s third contest of a four-game collection slated to begin at 8:10 p.m. ET on Fox Sports activities 1.

The Brewers scored twice within the backside of the eleventh to win Tuesday’s matchup 5-4 and hope the momentum carries over. An excellent signal is having Eric Lauer on the mound, as he has by no means misplaced to the Dodgers in his profession.

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Dodgers vs Brewers Picks: The Evaluation

The Dodgers have misplaced two of their previous three video games after profitable 15 of their earlier 16 video games. Los Angeles goals to bounce again behind Nationwide League Cy Younger candidate Tony Gonsolin.

Uncommon Brew

Milwaukee scored a dramatic victory to even the collection when Victor Caratini hit a walk-off two-run single off Dodgers nearer Craig Kimbrel within the eleventh inning. Slugger Hunter Renfroe arrange the victory by dropping down a bunt single to place runners on first and third. Later within the inning, Caratini delivered the profitable hit to offer the Brewers simply their fifth victory previously 14 video games.

Victor Caratini celebrates.
Victor Caratini celebrates a walk-off hit in opposition to the Dodgers.
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Milwaukee is at the moment exterior the Nationwide League’s three wild playing cards, sitting one sport behind the San Diego Padres for the ultimate spot. Successful this collection would instill extra confidence.

Los Angeles owns the perfect file (80-35) within the majors and leads the Padres by 17 video games within the NL West. The membership had been taking part in beautifully previous to the latest three-game stretch.

The Dodgers scored 59 runs throughout a seven-game stretch however have now scored only a complete of eight over the previous three video games. There isn’t any motive for panic however the group did determine on a two-game benching of struggling Cody Bellinger that ends Wednesday.

Los Angeles has been a machine a lot of the season however per this upcoming sport, taking the Brewers plus 1.5 runs looks like an ideal deal.

Our Decide: Brewers runline +1.5 (-115 BetMGM)

Cy Gonsolin

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Tony Gonsolin is having fun with a career-best season and appears to affix Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander because the lone hurlers with 15 victories this season.

Gonsolin ranks fourth within the majors in ERA (2.24), third in WHIP (0.89) and leads in batting common in opposition to (.173). The primary-time All-Star has struck out 105 in 116 1/3 innings.

Gonsolin has gained three straight begins since his lone lack of the season on July 25 to the Washington Nationals. He has by no means beforehand confronted the Brewers.

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Left-hander Eric Lauer (8-4, 3.64) is having fun with a stable season and his subsequent win will symbolize a profession greatest. He has struck out 116 in 118 2/3 innings however has served up a career-worst 22 homers.

Lauer is an excellent 6-0 with a 2.56 ERA in 9 profession begins in opposition to the Dodgers. 5 of the wins (in seven begins) got here whereas he was with the San Diego Padres from 2018-19. Trea Turner is 5-for-10 with two homers off Lauer.

Resulting from Gonsolin’s sizzling season and Lauer’s career-long dominance of Los Angeles, we see this rating going beneath.

Our Decide: Below 8.5 runs (-110 FanDuel)

In search of a Hunter

Joey Gallo is displaying life with the Dodgers and slugged his third homer in his final 4 appearances throughout Tuesday’s loss. He does have a homer in two profession at-bats in opposition to Lauer.

Chris Taylor has a homer in opposition to Lauer and he additionally went deep on Tuesday. Nonetheless, Taylor is simply 3-for-19 in opposition to Lauer.

Freddie Freeman is 1-for-2 in opposition to Lauer and had gone 20 video games with no homer earlier than hitting one in Monday’s win over Milwaukee. He might be as a result of go on a homer run.

Christian Yelich smacked a 451-foot homer for the Brewers, his first lengthy ball since July 2. He was hitless in 26 at-bats earlier than the homer so he’s too large of a danger.

Renfroe has by no means confronted Lauer, his former teammate with the Padres. He hit his twentieth homer on Sunday and is all the time a menace to blast one out of the park.

Our Decide: Hunter Renfroe to hit a house run (+420 FanDuel)

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