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Milwaukee BrewersHouston Astros
Sep 3, 7:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Milwaukee Brewers vs Houston Astros Odds

82-57TEAM RECORD47-91

MLB wagering interest swings to the Houston vs Milwaukee battle on Saturday at Minute Maid Park as the Astros try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Chris Narveson, with a record of 9-6 on the season, gets the ball for the Brewers, while the Astros trot Bud Norris to the mound in this one. He is 6-8 so far in 2011.

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Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 13 (Astros) and the No. 2 (Brewers) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Brewers rank No. 6 in the National League at 8.8 hits per game. That compares with Houston’s No. 3 ranking in that category.

Houston owns the National League's No. 16 defense, allowing 4.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Milwaukee's National League No. 6-rated defense.

The Brewers were an 8-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at -220 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Milwaukee rolled to an 8-2 win against Houston on Friday, as Zack Greinke and the Brewers' bats led the team to victory at Minute Maid Park.

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few Brewers at Astros trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 7 games on the road
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games at home
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games

Next up:
Milwaukee at Houston, Sunday, September 4

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