Brewers face Houston Astros: MLB odds preview and stats
Milwaukee Brewers vs Houston Astros Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Astros in Houston at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday in baseball action.
The Astros will rely on Erik Bedard to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kyle Lohse will be his counterpart for the Brewers. Erik Bedard is 2-3 this season, and Kyle Lohse is 2-6.
The visitors were 125 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
The Astros sit at No. 15 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Brewers sit at a National League No. 12 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Brewers rank No. 5 in the National League at 9 hits per game. That compares with Houston’s No. 15 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Milwaukee features the National League's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the American League at home, scoring 3.9 runs per game.
Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 10-1 result against the Astros on June 18. Bettors who backed the Astros at +102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Milwaukee suffered a 10-1 loss against Houston on Tuesday, as Alfredo Figaro wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Minute Maid Park.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a win are 7-3
A few Brewers at Astros trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston
Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 9 games
Milwaukee at Houston, Thursday, June 20