Dodgers vs. Brewers Prediction

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers 10/20/18, Prediction & Odds

The Milwaukee Brewers forced a Game 7 with a decisive victory at home last night over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Will Milwakee secure another triumph tonight in front of the home faithful to advance to its first World Series since 1982?

Game Snapshot

961 Los Angeles Dodgers at 962 Milwaukee Brewers

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Miller Park at 8:05PM ET

TV: FS1

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Dodgers are a -120 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Brewers are a +100 underdog, while the total sits at 7.5 runs. As of Saturday morning, 54 percent of public bets are on visiting LA. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest updates.

Aguilar keys Brewers win

Jesus Aguilar finished 3-for-4 at the plate with a pair of doubles, a walk, two runs and three RBIs in Milwaukee's 7-2 win over the Dodgers in Game 6 of the NLCS. Lorenzo Cain was 2-for-5 and scored a pair of runs. Christian Yelich ended the game 1-for-4 with a double, a walk and a run. Ryan Braun was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, a run and an RBI. Mike Moustakas went 1-for-4 with a double, a walk, a run and an RBI. Corey Knebel earned the win in relief as he struck out two in 1 2/3 spotless innings of relief.

Freese homers in loss

David Freese hit leadoff for Los Angeles Friday night with a left-hander on the mound and went 2-for-3 with a solo home run to lead off the game plus a double and two RBIs. Brian Dozier walked and scored a run off the bench in two plate appearances. Hyun-Jin Ryu suffered the loss as he surrendered five earned runs on seven hits over three innings, striking out three and walking two.

Walker Buehler (8-5, 2.62 ERA) will start today for the Dodgers, while the Brewers counter with Jhoulys Chacin (15-8, 3.50). 

MLB Betting Odds

Los Angeles 

The Dodgers are 20-9 in their last 29 games. The under is 6-1-1 in Buehler's last eight starts on grass.

Milwaukee

The under is 7-2-1 in the last 10 Brewers games overall. The under is 6-2-1 in the last nine Milwaukee playoff games.

Prediction:

How can you not like Milwaukee here? First, Chacin has stepped it up in big games this season and will only be looked to get through five innings here and possibly six if he is pitching great. The Brewers are at home, where they have been excelling. And they did not even use super reliever Josh Hader in Game 6, which leaves him available for two or three innings in Game 7. Buehler has had a fantastic rookie year, but he did give up four earned runs earlier this series at Dodger Stadium and could be shaky in a hitter's environment for Game 7. The Dodgers have all the pressure on them as the favorites to get out of the National League. Milwaukee seems like the smart play here.

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: MILWAUKEE BREWERS +100

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