Brewers vs Dodgers Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Monday, May 8

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On Monday, a series opener is on the schedule, with the Los Angeles Dodgers (21-14) visiting the Milwaukee Brewers (19-15) at 7:40 PM ET. Freddy Peralta (3-2) is the starter for the Brewers, and Tony Gonsolin for the Dodgers.

With moneyline odds of -109 for the Brewers versus -109 for the Dodgers, this game should be a close one. The game has an over/under set at 8.5 runs.

Brewers vs. Dodgers Odds

Run Line

Milwaukee Brewers (-1.5)


Brewers (-109)


8.5 Runs (Over: -114, Under: -107)

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When, Where, at What Time is Brewers vs. Dodgers

  • Game Day: Monday, May 8, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • TV Channel: MLBN
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Stadium: American Family Field

Brewers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Brandon Woodruff 15-Day Injured List Shoulder
Gus Varland 15-Day Injured List Hand
Matt Bush 15-Day Injured List Rotator Cuff
Luis Urías 60-Day Injured List Hamstring
Justin Wilson 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Aaron Ashby 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Garrett Mitchell 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Jason Alexander 60-Day Injured List Shouder

Dodgers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
J.D. Martínez 10-Day Injured List Back
Michael Grove 15-Day Injured List Groin
Jimmy Nelson 15-Day Injured List Elbow
J.P. Feyereisen 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Ryan Pepiot 60-Day Injured List Oblique
Walker Buehler 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Daniel Hudson 60-Day Injured List Knee
Álex Reyes 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Gavin Lux 60-Day Injured List Knee
Blake Treinen 60-Day Injured List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Brewers and Dodgers

The Brewers were vicotrious 7-3 over the Giants yesterday in their most recent game. Joel Payamps was named the winning pitcher after throwing 1 2/3 innings without giving up an earned run on one hit, while striking out three, while Willy Adames went 2-for-3 with a home run and four RBI to lead them offensively.

The Dodgers picked up a 5-2 victory against the Padres yesterday. James Outman (1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI) led the way offensively, while Caleb Ferguson got the win on the mound after going one inning without giving up a hit or an earned run while striking out two.

Betting Trends

Brewers Betting Records and Team Stats

The Brewers have won 11, or 52.4%, of the 21 games they’ve played as favorites this season. Milwaukee is 11-10 this season when entering a game favored by -109 or more on the moneyline. The Brewers have a 52.2% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. Games involving Milwaukee have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 15 of 34 chances this season. The Brewers are 16-18-0 ATS in their 34 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Rowdy Tellez 33 .248 (101) .336 (84) .543 (19) 7.4% (4) 24.8% (117) 12.4% (41)
Willy Adames 34 .236 (124) .336 (84) .415 (91) 4.1% (50) 24% (115) 13% (34)
Christian Yelich 33 .240 (116) .319 (111) .364 (128) 2.8% (87) 25% (121) 9.7% (87)
Brian Anderson 33 .252 (95) .338 (78) .443 (72) 3.8% (60) 29.3% (155) 11.3% (58)
William Contreras 31 .289 (39) .373 (38) .423 (84) 1.8% (134) 19.1% (61) 11.8% (52)

Dodgers Betting Records and Team Stats

The Dodgers have won in two of the three contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. This season, Los Angeles has come away with a win two times in three chances when named as an underdog of at least -109 or longer on the moneyline. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Dodgers have a 52.2% chance of pulling out a win. Los Angeles’ games have gone over the total in 19 of their 35 opportunities. The Dodgers are 18-17-0 against the spread in their 35 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Freddie Freeman 35 .295 (31) .375 (36) .475 (55) 3.2% (79) 17.7% (51) 12% (46)
Max Muncy 32 .218 (147) .394 (18) .584 (7) 9.2% (1) 29.2% (154) 21.5% (2)
Mookie Betts 33 .254 (92) .361 (49) .468 (59) 4.1% (50) 21.1% (86) 13.6% (28)
James Outman 35 .274 (59) .370 (42) .581 (9) 5.9% (16) 32.6% (167) 11.1% (62)
Will Smith 25 .306 (-) .411 (-) .556 (-) 4.4% (-) 6.7% (-) 15.6% (-)

Brewers vs. Dodgers Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Brewers will pick up the win in this contest, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-109). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we see the final scoring winding up under the total (8.5 runs).

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Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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