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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers Predictions, Odds & Picks

Dodgers Vs Brewers
  • Best pitching matchup of the day
  • Brewers one of the hottest teams in baseball
  • Dodgers look to get back on track

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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds

Team Run Spread Money Line Total
Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5  (+135)
O 7.5 (+102)
Milwaukee Brewers +1.5 (-162)
U 7.5 (-124)

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Garcia’s 2021 record: (14-8-1)

How to Watch Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers Information
What Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers
Where American Family Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
When Sunday, April 28, 7:10 p.m. EST
How to Watch ESPN

Expect a Pitchers Duel on Sunday Night

The Dodgers and Brewers have two of the best teams in all of baseball as each has expectations to play into the postseason this year. Don’t be surprised if those offenses are a bit cooler than normal on Sunday night — each team has a bonafide stud taking the mound.

For the home team, it’s Justin Woodruff toeing the slab looking to build upon his nearly flawless April. Woodruff was sensational in the season’s opening month compiling an unblemished stat line. Woodruff is 2-0 with a 1.55 ERA (eighth best in all of baseball) and a 0.72 WHIP (seventh-best in baseball).

Take out his season-opening struggle and he’s been almost literally perfect. Over his last four games, Woodruff has pitched 25 innings, giving up just one (!!) run, only seven hits and six walks while striking out 29. The WHIP of 0.52 is the best among starters during that stretch.

On the other side, Dustin May has been great this year, just not imperfect like Woodruff. May is 1-1 with a 2.53 ERA and 0.94 WHIP through his first four starts. May has struck out 32 batters in just 21.1 innings of work and his strikeout to walk ratio is better than six to one.

The only thing he can work on better is getting deeper into games — May has pitched beyond the fifth inning just two times through four starts.

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Brewers Have a Chance to Make a Statement

Milwaukee has already at worst the series from the defending World Series champions — holding the best offense in baseball in check, with just two total runs in the first two games — but to take at least three of four would be the ultimate statement.

Milwaukee would be just the second team since the start of the 2020 season to sweep Los Angeles — the other came just last week. It’s not like Milwaukee’s offense has been red-hot — they’ve scored more than four runs just twice in their last 11 games, yet have managed to go 8-3 in that stretch.

A few people to keep an eye on offensively for the Brew Crew? Let’s start with Jackie Bradley Jr. The former Red Sox star has struggled this year, hitting just .207 with a .275 OBP one month into the season. However there are signs he’s starting to turn it around — Bradley Jr. is 3-for-8 in the last three games with a walk, a home run and two RBIs.

The other man to watch — with Christian Yelich still working his way back from injury — is Travis Shaw. Not known for his bat, Shaw is actually leading the Brewers in a number of categories including home runs (4) and is tied for 11th in the majors in RBIs (19). He hit a home run on Thursday so don’t be surprised if he runs into another.

What Will It Take to Get Dodgers Back on Track?

In a long baseball season every team goes through its ups and downs. The worst team in the league will have a week where it goes 5-2 and the best team in baseball will have a week where it goes 2-5.

Well, the latter part is happening right now as the Dodgers who started off the season at a torrid pace have come crashing back to earth. Los Angeles is 3-9 in its last 12, one of the worst marks in all of baseball during that stretch. The Dodgers just haven’t been able to win the close games lately, losing five of those contests by one run and seven by two runs or fewer.

Los Angeles really needs some help for Justin Turner offensively, who leads the team in almost every offensive category.

Mookie Betts and Corey Seager are both hitting below .255 and each has an OPS below .800 — well more than 100 points below their normal OPS numbers. After getting multiple hits in three fo his first five games, Betts has done so in just three of his next 22 games. He is yet to have a game with three hits.

In the meantime, it’s going to be interesting to see if Max Muncy can keep up his production. He’s long been a threat to stay on base — his .432 OBP leads the team — but his hit tool hasn’t been there this season. Muncy is batting just .222 with three home runs and 11 RBI through one month of play.

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Tony writes about baseball for WSN.com after recently graduating with his Masters from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Prior to that, Tony was a local sports reporter for MLive Media Group, based out of Jackson, Michigan where he covered everything from high school to professional sports. He graduated from Michigan State in 2015 with a degree in journalism. During his time there he covered the Michigan State football and men’s basketball teams from 2013-15 and hosted a sports radio show on WDBM 89FM.

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