Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Tuesday April 7th, 2015. At 8:10 PM EST.
The (1-0) Colorado Rockies of the National League West Division will stay in the “BADGER STATE” for a couple more days. Colorado will play the (0-1) Milwaukee Brewers of the National League Central in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Miller Park in chilly Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This Sports Handicapper believes the Colorado Rockies exposed the lack of pitching in the Milwaukee rotation in game one of the series. The opening betting line has Colorado as a 145 road underdog Against The Spread, the betting odds total is 8′ for Tuesday’s game.
The 2015 Colorado Rockies beat Milwaukee 10-0 in the season opener on April 6th. Colorado scored four runs in the top of the first inning and four more in the fourth to break the game open. Colorado got two in the third on a 405 feet home run by Nolan Arenado, which also scored Troy Tulowitzki. Colorado got sixteen hits in the victory. Winning Pitcher Kyle Kendrick went seven innings striking out six batters. Arenado has three hits with four RBI’s. Left Fielder Corey Dickerson also had four Runs batted in. The Colorado Rockies will send Right Hander Jordan Lyles to the pitchers mound for game two of their 2015 MLB Expert Picks series at Milwaukee. Lyles was 7-4 in 2014 with a 4.33 era in 2014. The betting odds over the total are 15-4-2 the last twenty-one meetings between the teams. Sportsbooks in Las Vegas and offshore has the Colorado Rockies at +1,800 to win the 2015 MLB National League West Division.
The 2015 Milwaukee Brewers managed to get eight hit but were held scoreless in front of a disappointed home crowd. Pitcher Kyle Lohse left the game in the fourth inning. Lohse is responsible for all eight runs in the defeat. First baseman Adam Lind did get three hit in a bright spot in the bad loss. Milwaukee will come back with Right-hander Matt Garza on Tuesday. Garza was 8-8 with a 3.64 ERA last season. The “BREW CREW” has to come back with a little more pop in their bats for game two of the series. Right Fielder Ryan Braun is questionable with sore ribs, he left Monday’s game after two at-bats. The betting odds under the total are 8-2 Milwaukee last ten on Tuesday’s. Milwaukee must put their miserable performance behind and move on. The Milwaukee Brewers are +1,000 to win the 2015 National League Central.