The Milwaukee Brewers are hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the NL Championship. The Brewers currently hold a 1-0 series lead, and this matchup will be nationally televised on Fox. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:09 p.m. ET.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers Odds
The Dodgers have gone 95-73 SU throughout the regular season and postseason, and are 78-89 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 20.3 units for gamblers taking the moneyline and 11.8 units ATS. The Brewers, on the other hand, are 100-67 SU and 87-79 ATS. They’ve gained 27.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 4.1 units ATS.
Brewers games have an over/under record of 78-84-4 in 2018. Los Angeles has an over/under record of 78-79-10.
Hyun-Jin Ryu will get the nod for the Dodgers. The southpaw Ryu is 7-3 with a 1.97 ERA and 89 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Brewers this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.
The Brewers are turning to lefty Wade Miley (5-2, 2.57 ERA), who has 50 punchouts and 27 walks to his credit as well as a WHIP of 1.21. Miley is 1-0 with seven strikeouts and a 0.00 ERA over two starts against Los Angeles this year.
Behind a team slash line of .214/.346/.429, the Dodgers have averaged 5.0 runs scored through five postseason games. Milwaukee is hitting .287/.374/.463 and the team has put up 4.8 runs during the 2018 playoffs.
The Brewers bullpen has registered an ERA of 2.42 and a WHIP of 0.90 this postseason, while Dodgers relievers have a 1.15 ERA and 0.89 WHIP.
Cody Bellinger has led Los Angeles’ offense and is hitting .253/.339/.458 with 25 home runs, 76 RBIs, 85 runs and 16 stolen bases.
The Brewers’ offense has been led by Christian Yelich, who is slashing .323/.404/.594 with 37 home runs, 112 RBIs, 122 runs and 24 stolen bases.
The Brewers are looking for another win after a 6-5 victory in the prior game of the series.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Brewers, ATS Winner – Dodgers, O/U – OVER
The under has hit in four of Milwaukee’s last seven games.
Each team has swatted 17 home runs over its last 10 games.
Los Angeles fielders have committed seven errors over their last five games, compared to two errors for Milwaukee over its last five.
The Brewers have won 14 of their last 15 games SU.