Dodgers and Brewers play to determine series winner
Milwaukee Brewers (65-57, second in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (85-37, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Adrian Houser (0-0); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (1-1, 1.77 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 52 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Dodgers -253, Brewers +205; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Both the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Milwaukee Brewers are looking for a series win with a victory on Wednesday.
Los Angeles is 85-37 overall and 44-16 in home games. The Dodgers have a 36-8 record in games when they hit two or more home runs.
Milwaukee has a 34-33 record in road games and a 65-57 record overall. The Brewers have hit 169 total home runs to rank third in the majors.
Wednesday’s game is the seventh time these teams square off this season. The season series is tied 3-3.
TOP PERFORMERS: Mookie Betts leads the Dodgers with 27 home runs while slugging .534. Freddie Freeman is 13-for-41 with four doubles, a home run and six RBI over the last 10 games.
Rowdy Tellez has 26 home runs, 47 walks and 74 RBI while hitting .233 for the Brewers. Christian Yelich is 10-for-35 with a double, a home run and four RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 6-4, .243 batting average, 2.12 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs
Brewers: 4-6, .167 batting average, 4.10 ERA, outscored by nine runs
INJURIES: Dodgers: Gavin Lux: day-to-day (neck), Yency Almonte: 15-Day IL (elbow), Clayton Kershaw: 15-Day IL (back), Daniel Hudson: 60-Day IL (acl), Walker Buehler: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kevin Pillar: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Tommy Kahnle: 60-Day IL (forearm), Blake Treinen: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Victor Gonzalez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Danny Duffy: 60-Day IL (hand), Jimmy Nelson: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Brewers: Michael Brosseau: 10-Day IL (oblique), Aaron Ashby: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Trevor Rosenthal: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Trevor Gott: 15-Day IL (forearm), Jandel Gustave: 15-Day IL (forearm), Miguel Sanchez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jace Peterson: 10-Day IL (left elbow), Adrian Houser: 15-Day IL (flexor), Alex Jackson: 10-Day IL (finger), Jake Cousins: 60-Day IL (elbow), Luis Perdomo: 15-Day IL (elbow)