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Houston AstrosMilwaukee Brewers
July 31, 8:10 PM | GrassMiller Park

Houston Astros vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds

35-69TEAM RECORD46-56

Milwaukee will look to improve on its 46-56 record when take on Houston, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Tuesday.

Milwaukee sends Yovani Gallardo out against Dallas Keuchel for the Astros in this game. Gallardo is 8-8 with a 4.07 ERA on the season, while Keuchel is 1-3 on the year and has a 4.63 ERA.

View Houston vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Brewers as -260 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 8.5.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Brewers rated this week at No. 11 and the Astros sitting at No. 16.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The Astros average 8.1 hits per game, good for No. 13 on the National League list.

Milwaukee owns the National League's No. 14 defense, allowing 4.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's National League No. 15-rated defense.

Houston lost its last outing, an 8-7 result against the Brewers on July 30. Bettors who backed the Brewers at -169 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (15) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Houston looks to rebound from a loss to the Brewers, who beat them 8-7 on Monday behind a start from Marco Estrada at Miller Park.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9

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

A few Astros at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Houston's last 16 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
Milwaukee is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Houston
Milwaukee is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games

Next up:
Houston at Milwaukee, Wednesday, August 1

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