Dodgers vs Brewers Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Thursday, August 18

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At American Family Field on Thursday, the Los Angeles Dodgers (81-35) face the Milwaukee Brewers (62-54), with first pitch at 2:10 PM ET. The Dodgers will hand the ball to Andrew Heaney (1-0), and the Brewers will turn to Corbin Burnes (8-5).

With moneyline odds of -113 for the Dodgers and -105 for the Brewers, this could be a close contest. The game’s total is set at 7.5.

Dodgers vs. Brewers Odds

Run Line

Los Angeles Dodgers (-1.5)

Moneyline

Dodgers (-113)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -104, Under: -117)

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

  • Game Day: Thursday, August 18, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:10 PM ET
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Stadium: American Family Field

Dodgers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Clayton Kershaw 15 Day Injury List Back
Yency Almonte 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Brusdar Graterol 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Tommy Kahnle 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Danny Duffy 60 Day Injury List Hand
Daniel Hudson 60 Day Injury List Knee
Kevin Pillar 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Blake Treinen 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Walker Buehler 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jimmy Nelson 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Dustin May 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Victor Gonzalez 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Brewers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jace Peterson 10 Day Injury List Elbow
Omar Narváez 10 Day Injury List Quadricep
Trevor Gott 15 Day Injury List Forearm
Adrian Houser 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Jandel Gustave 15 Day Injury List Forearm
Trevor Rosenthal 15 Day Injury List Hamstring
Miguel Sanchez 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jake Cousins 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jean Carlos Mejía Suspended List Suspension

Last Time Out: Dodgers and Brewers

The Dodgers beat the Brewers 2-1 yesterday, with Tony Gonsolin getting the win (7.00 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 8 K) and Austin Barnes leading the way offensively (going 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI). Eric Lauer (7.00 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 7 K) took the loss for the Brewers.

Betting Trends

Dodgers Betting Records and Team Stats

The Dodgers have won 80, or 70.8%, of the 113 games they’ve played as favorites this season. This season, Los Angeles has won 80 of its 113 games, or 70.8%, when favored by at least -113 on the moneyline. Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Dodgers have a 53.1% chance to win. Games involving Los Angeles have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 48 of 116 chances this season. The Dodgers have an ATS record of 73-43-0 in 116 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Freddie Freeman 116 .317 (3) .395 (6) .519 (12) 3.1% (71) 14.8% (24) 11.0% (33)
Mookie Betts 101 .274 (40) .345 (46) .535 (8) 5.9% (8) 16.6% (45) 9.2% (64)
Trea Turner 116 .304 (10) .343 (49) .490 (22) 3.5% (53) 18.6% (62) 5.7% (123)
Will Smith 100 .271 (45) .358 (25) .474 (28) 4.1% (36) 15.4% (32) 10.6% (40)
Gavin Lux 107 .290 (23) .369 (20) .429 (67) 1.6% (119) 18.2% (56) 11.4% (26)

Brewers Betting Records and Team Stats

The Brewers have been chosen as underdogs in 25 games this year and have walked away with the win 10 times (40%) in those games. This season, Milwaukee has come away with a win eight times in 22 chances when named as an underdog of at least -105 or worse on the moneyline. The Brewers have an implied victory probability of 51.2% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Contests with Milwaukee have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 57 of 116 chances this season. The Brewers are 49-67-0 against the spread in their 116 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Rowdy Tellez 111 .238 (110) .324 (81) .482 (26) 5.6% (12) 19.9% (75) 10.2% (43)
Christian Yelich 112 .250 (87) .355 (32) .377 (117) 1.8% (112) 24.2% (109) 13.3% (9)
Willy Adames 94 .221 (129) .285 (134) .449 (48) 5.6% (12) 27.1% (131) 8.2% (82)
Andrew McCutchen 99 .250 (87) .320 (87) .389 (108) 2.5% (92) 18.7% (65) 9.0% (69)
Kolten Wong 93 .246 (-) .326 (-) .408 (-) 2.3% (-) 18.1% (-) 8.8% (-)

Dodgers vs. Brewers Picks and Predictions

Our best pick for Dodgers vs. Brewers sees the Dodgers (-113 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the total, we prefer the over on 7.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

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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