Brewers vs. Dodgers Prediction

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers 7/31/18, Prediction & Odds

The Milwaukee Brewers continued their strong play of late with a win as underdogs last night in a series opener at the Los Angeles Dodgers. Does Milwaukee have more magic in the tank in game two of the series tonight?

Game Snapshot

961 Milwaukee Brewers at 962 Los Angeles Dodgers

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Dodger Stadium at 10:10PM ET

TV: MLB Network

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Dodgers are a -170 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Brewers are a +160 underdog, while the total is set at 8 runs. As of Tuesday morning, 62 percent of public bets are being placed on host Los Angeles. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest updates.

Thames hits 3-run HR in win

Eric Thames helped send Milwaukee to a 5-2 victory at Los Angeles last night as he gave his team a 4-0 lead in the third inning with a 3-run homer. It was his only hit in four at-bats. Christian Yelich extended his hitting streak to 14 games by going 1-for-5 with a double and a run. Travis Shaw was 3-for-4 with a walk plus a run and an RBI. Ryan Braun went 1-for-3 with a walk and a run. Manny Pina finished 2-for-4 with a triple and a run. Josh Hader earned the win as he threw two scoreless innings, not allowing a hit while striking out three and walking two.

Machado hits second HR with LA

Manny Machado hit a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night, his second since being traded to the Dodgers. Machado ended the game 1-for-3 with two walks and two runs. Yasmani Grandal went 1-for-3 with two walks. Kenta Maeda suffered the loss as he allowed four earned runs on seven hits over 4 2/3 innings, striking out four and walking three.

Wade Miley (1-1, 2.01 ERA) will start today for the Brewers, while the Dodgers counter with Walker Buehler (4-3, 3.92).

MLB Betting Trends

Milwaukee

The under is 21-7 in the last 28 Brewers games on Tuesdays. The over is 11-5-1 in the last 17 Brewers road games. 

Los Angeles

The Dodgers are 6-2 in their last eight home games. The under is 6-2 in the last eight meetings.

Prediction:

Miley's numbers look OK right now, but he has been underwhelming for the last several years. Buehler has had some rough spots as a rookie, but he has plenty of promise and will be in a pitcher's park today. This bet mostly comes down to believing Miley can't hold down the potent Los Angeles lineup.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES DODGERS -170

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