Chase Anderson (4-7, 5.13 ERA) and Julio Urias (0-2, 4.33 ERA) start in the first of a three-game series between the Milwaukee Brewers (34-41) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (42-36) at Miller Park. Action begins at 8:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jun. 28 and can be seen on FSWI and SNLA.
Anderson pitched 2.1 innings in his most recent start, surrendering seven runs, striking out three and walking three in a 10-6 defeat to the Dodgers. Ryan Braun (.324, 32 Rs, 12 HRs, 38 RBIs, 6 SBs) had another good game Sunday, going 2 for 4 with one run. Urias went 5.0 innings, surrendering two runs, striking out six and walking one in a 4-3 win over the Nationals in his last outing.
The Dodgers are a hefty -140 road favorite for this one with a total of 9 runs.
Pick - LAD
The Dodgers won their last game by a one-run margin. In games decided by one run, the Brewers are 12-13. The Dodgers are 13-14 in close games this season.
The Brewers managed to give up six walks in their last game. They'll have to pick it up against the Dodgers who are coming in with a 6-2 record against opponents who give up that many walks or more.
When they are outhit, the Brewers are 5-34. The Dodgers have a 9-26 record when opponents outhit them.
Milwaukee and Los Angeles both rank in the bottom half of the league in home runs. Milwaukee sits at 20th with 80 home runs this season and Los Angeles ranks 17th with 85.
Ranking ninth, Los Angeles is in the top 10 of the league in walks, notching 255 this season. Milwaukee ranks in the top five at fourth with 278.
When the Brewers hit at least one home run, they are 25-18. When the Dodgers hit at least one homer, they have a 31-20 record.