Last Updated: 2018-10-20
The Milwaukee Brewers are prepared to host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series. The series is currently tied 3-3, and the winner-take-all matchup will be nationally televised on Fox Sports One. The first pitch is scheduled for 8:09 p.m. ET.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers Odds
Walker Buehler will get the start for Los Angeles. The right-handed Buehler (8-5, 2.62 ERA) has recorded 151 punchouts in 137.1 innings so far. He’s 0-1 with seven strikeouts and a 1.29 ERA against Milwaukee this year.
The Brewers are sending righty Jhoulys Chacin (15-8, 3.50 ERA) to the mound. Chacin has 156 strikeouts and 71 walks to his credit, as well as a 1.16 WHIP. Chacin is 0-1 with three strikeouts and a 16.62 ERA in one start against Los Angeles this year.
Behind a team slash line of .210/.319/.349, Los Angeles has scored 3.8 runs per game through 10 playoff outings. Milwaukee is hitting .247/.330/.402 and the team has put up 4.0 runs during this year’s playoffs.
The Brewers bullpen has registered an ERA of 2.68 and a WHIP of 0.99 this postseason, while Dodgers relievers have a 1.45 ERA and 1.04 WHIP.
First baseman Cody Bellinger and outfielder Chris Taylor have paced Los Angeles’ hitters. Bellinger is slashing .253/.338/.453 with 25 home runs, 78 RBIs, 86 runs and 17 stolen bases, while Taylor is hitting .258 with 18 homers, 66 RBIs and 91 runs scored.
Outfielders Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain have led the Brewers’ offense this year. Yelich is hitting .318/.402/.583 with 37 home runs, 112 RBIs, 124 runs and 24 steals, and Cain’s line is .302/.387/.409 with 10 homers, 39 RBIs, 94 runs and 30 stolen bases.
The Brewers stayed alive with a 7-2 win in Game of this series.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers Free Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Brewers, ATS Winner – Dodgers, O/U – OVER
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Los Angeles has tallied eight extra-base hits over its last five contests. Milwaukee has 18 XBH over its last five.
Milwaukee has posted 21.9 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 19.0 over its last five.
The Dodgers have hit 11 home runs in their last 10 games. The Brewers have hit nine over their last 10.
The Dodgers have an OPS of .770 this season and an OPS of .584 against right-handed pitchers. The Brewers’ OPS sits at .748 overall and .670 against righties.