Brewers vs. Dodgers Prediction

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers 10/16/18, Prediction & Odds

A shutout victory as underdogs last night has given the Milwaukee Brewers a 2-1 lead in the best-of-7 NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Are the Dodgers going to bounce back with a win tonight to even the series back up?

Game Snapshot

909 Milwaukee Brewers at 910 Los Angeles Dodgers

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Dodger Stadium at 8:09PM ET

TV: FS1

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Dodgers are a -150 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Brewers are a +140 underdog, while the over-under is set at 7.5 runs. As of Tuesday morning, 58 percent of public bets are being placed on host LA. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Chacin, bullpen stellar in win

Jhoulys Chacin threw 5 1/3 innings of shutout baseball Monday night in a 4-0 win at Los Angeles in Game 2 of the NLCS. He allowed three hits while striking out six and walking two before giving way to a bullpen that also did not allow a run. Christian Yelich finished 1-for-3 with a walk and a run in the victory. Ryan Braun was 1-for-4 with an RBI double. Erik Kratz went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and a run. Orlando Arcia ended the game 1-for-4 with a 2-run home run.

Dodgers held to five hits

Manny Machado finished 2-for-3 with a double and a walk in the Dodgers' defeat in Game 2. Yasiel Puig was 1-for-3 with a double and a walk. Walker Buehler suffered the loss as he surrendered four earned runs on five hits with eight strikeouts and a walk over seven innings.

Gio Gonzalez (10-11, 4.21 ERA) will start tonight for the Brewers, while LA counters with Rich Hill (11-5, 3.66).

MLB Betting Trends 

Milwaukee

The Brewers are 14-3 in their last 17 road games. Milwaukee is 35-16 in its last 51 games overall.

Los Angeles

The under is 6-2-1 in the last nine Dodgers playoff games. Los Angeles is 8-3 in its last 11 games overall.

Prediction:

The Brewers continue to roll along, but I see this series quite possibly going seven games. Hill is the better of the two starting pitchers here and Gonzalez is due for a poor start. I can't imagine him fooling Dodgers bats that saw him not so long ago in Game 1. Go with the Dodgers here to even the series at 2-2.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES DODGERS -150

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