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Brewers visit Houston Astros in MLB clash

Milwaukee BrewersHouston Astros
April 30, 7:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Milwaukee Brewers vs Houston Astros Odds

13-12TEAM RECORD9-17

Baseball bettors look for value at Minute Maid Park on Saturday as host Houston battles the Milwaukee Brewers in baseball odds action.

For the Astros, Wandy Rodriguez gets the ball, charged with keeping the Brewers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Randy Wolf, 3-2 on the year.

View Milwaukee vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Astros as +110 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Astros) and the No. 1 (Brewers) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Houston's No. 8 ranked National League offense (4.4 runs per game) against a Brewers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 in the National League at 4.1 runs allowed per game. The Astros have been averaging 9.4 hits per game, less than the Brewers have managed so far this season (9.5 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Houston has the National League's No. 16-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the National League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Milwaukee was a 5-0 winner on the road against the Astros. Bettors on Milwaukee at -133 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Brewers didn’t allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Houston 5-0 on Friday at Minute Maid Park.

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

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

A few Brewers at Astros trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 8 games when playing on the road against Houston
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Milwaukee's last 22 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games
Houston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at Houston, Sunday, May 1

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