Dodgers at Brewers 10/20/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers
MLB: 8:09 PM EST
Oct. 20, 2018
Latest Odds : LAD -115 O/U 7.5
A trip to the World Series will be on the line when the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers play Game Seven of the NLCS from Miller Park. Last night, the Dodgers failed to close out this series during a 7-2 defeat. SP Hyun-Jin Ryu was tagged for five runs in three innings and took the loss. David Freese had two hits and drove in both runs for the Dodgers.
Twenty-four year old righty Walker Buehler (8-5 2.62 ERA) will head to the hill for the Dodgers in this contest. Through 12 innings this postseason, Buehler has surrendered nine runs and struck out 15 batters.
The Milwaukee Brewers were 21 games above .500 at home during the regular season and need just one more victory at home to make their first trip to the World Series since 1982. In Game Six, Milwaukee jumped out to a 4-0 lead after one inning and put together an 11-hit attack for the game. Jesus Aguilar collected three hits and drove in three runs to spark the offense.
The Brewers will counter with thirty year old righty Jhoulys Chacin (15-8 3.50 ERA) on Saturday. Through 10 plus innings this postseason, Chacin has yet to allow a run and has struck out nine batters.
Recent Betting Trends:
Dodgers are 20-8 in their last 28 overall.
Brewers are 53-25 in their last 78 home games.
Over is 5-1-1 in Dodgers last 7 road games.
Under is 4-0 in Chacins last 4 starts overall.
Under is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Free Betting Pick: Milwaukee Brewers -100
Milwaukee SP Gio Gonzalez was left off the NLCS roster with a high ankle sprain. Through 162 regular season games, Los Angeles ranked 14th in batting average and 5th in runs scored. For the season, Milwaukee ranked 12th in batting average and 12th in runs scored. Take the Brewers to ride their bullpen to a win in Game Seven. Final Score Prediction, Milwaukee Brewers win 4-3.