Brewers continue set in Washington
The Washington Nationals will turn to Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday night as they continue their home MLB betting series at Nationals Park against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Strasburg is 4-6 with a 2.41 ERA on the season, picking up a no-decision against the Diamondbacks last time out after allowing just two runs on six hits over seven innings of work. The Nationals are 5-5 over Strasburg's last 10 mound trips.
Wily Peralta, with a record of 5-9 on the season, gets the ball for the Brewers.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Brewers listed as underdogs of +-225 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, check for updates at 5Dimes.
This game matches up the No. 10 (Nationals) and the No. 11 (Brewers) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Washington's National League No. 13-ranked scoring average of 3.7 runs per game, against a Brewers offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Nationals have averaged 7.9 hits per game to date this season, less than the Brewers hitters have managed (8.9 per nine innings).
Washington owns the National League's No. 5 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Milwaukee's National League No. 15-rated defense.
In their last action, Milwaukee was a 10-5 loser on the road against the Nationals. Bettors on Washington at -181 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (15) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Milwaukee didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 10-5 to Washington on Monday at Nationals Park.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few Brewers at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing Washington
Milwaukee is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington
Milwaukee is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Milwaukee
Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Milwaukee at Washington, Wednesday, July 3