MLB Prop Bets: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers – August 17, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers - August 17, 2022
2022-08-17 20:10:00 EDT

The Los Angeles Dodgers (80-35) face the Milwaukee Brewers (62-53) at American Family Field on Wednesday at 8:10pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Tony Gonsolin is the probable pitcher for the Dodgers, while Eric Lauer is the probable pitcher for the Brewers. The Dodgers are favored to win at -169, while the Brewers are at +145. The total runs line is set at 8.5, with OVER at +100 and UNDER at -121.

  • The Dodgers (+100) have a 73-42 Run Line record this season, while the Brewers (-121) hold a record of 45-70.
  • The Dodgers have a 46-58-11 O/U record this season (meaning 46 games have gone over the total runs line, 58 have gone under and 11 have resulted in a push). The Brewers have a 56-50-9 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Dodgers are averaging 5.4 runs per game this season (1st in the league). Comparatively, the Brewers are averaging 4.5 (10th).
  • In the field, the Dodgers are allowing only 3.2 runs per game this season (1st in the league), while the Brewers are allowing an average of 4.3 runs (15th).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Dodgers are at .260 (ranking 3rd in the Major leagues), while the Brewers are batting .237 (22nd).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Brewers have hit 157 (4th in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Dodgers have managed 155 (5th).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Dodgers have recorded 587 RBIs to rank 1st in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Brewers have recorded 508 RBIs to rank 11th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Brewers have an earned run average of 3.81 this season (13th in the Majors), while The Dodgers have an ERA of 2.88 (1st).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Dodgers have recorded 1013 this season, ranking 10th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Brewers rank 3rd for total strikeouts, recording 1087.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .231 against the Brewers this season (5th in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Dodgers’ opponents are at .214 (2nd).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Dodgers 37-20-58 18-9-28 19-11-30 37-19-56 0-1-2 0-0-0 4-2-4
  • Brewers 30-20-65 16-7-30 14-13-35 27-14-50 3-6-15 0-0-0 4-2-4

Lead After Three Innings

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Dodgers 59-35-21 31-14-10 28-21-11 59-32-21 0-3-0 0-0-0 6-3-1
  • Brewers 43-38-34 24-14-15 19-24-19 36-28-27 7-10-7 0-0-0 5-3-2


  • The NRFI is 55-60 in Dodgers games this season. The Brewers have a 59-56 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Brewers recorded a 5-4 extra innings victory over the Dodgers at American Family Field yesterday. Christian Yelich went yard en route to that victory, hitting a home run to go with an RBI. That result snapped the Dodgers’ five-game winning streak against the Brewers.

Robert Steele

I'm not a fan of being called a "quants" (quantitative analyst) or "math wizard" but it's the truth. I'm a numbers guy. I love to crunch the data, make sense of it, and turn it into a winning bet.
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