Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers 8/9/14 MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction
Los Angeles Dodgers (66-51) at Milwaukee Brewers (64-52)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 7:10 pm (Miller Park)
Zack Greinke (R) (12-7) (2.706) vs. Michael Fiers (R) (0-0) (0.00)
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers +122 / Los Angeles Dodgers -132 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers and the Los Angeles Dodgers face off on Saturday at Miller Park for game two of their series.
The Milwaukee Brewers had to ralyy late to get it doe but they blew out the Dodgers in the end on Friday. Rickie Weeks hit a home run and Gerrardo Parra and Aramis Ramirez each had two hits as the Brewers scored nine runs on seven hits, Starting pitcher Kyle Lohse allowed six hits and a run while striking out two over 6.0 innings to not factor I the decision as Zach Duke blew the save but Jeremy Jeffres got the win to go to 1-1 for the season. For Saturday’s game the Brewers start Mike Fiers who make his first start of the season after four relief appearances. For the season Fiers has allowed six hits and two runs while striking out five over 7.0 innings for a 0-1 record and a 2.57 ERA.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers fought their way back into Friday’s game but they couldn’t hold the lead as they fell to the Brewers. Adrian Gonzalez had three hits including a home run and Dee Gordon and Matt Kemp had hits as the Dodgers scored three runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Roberto Hernandez allowed three hits and two runs while striking out five over 6.0 innings to not factor in the decision as Brandon League took the loss. For Saturday’s game the Dodgers start Zack Greinke who has lost three of his last four decisions. For the season Greinke has allowed 138 hits and 44 earned runs while striking out 158 over 146.1 innings for a 12-7 record and a 2.71 ERA.
Milwaukee is 9-3 in their last 12 home games, 4-10 as an underdog, and 0-5 in Fiers’ last five starts. Los Angele is 5-1 in their last six road games, 10-4 in their last 14 games, and 2-6 I Greinke’s last eight road starts.
With the total set at eight we can expect this one to stay under the total. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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