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Houston Astros host Milwaukee Brewers in baseball action

Milwaukee BrewersHouston Astros
Aug 11, 7:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Milwaukee Brewers vs Houston Astros Odds

51-60TEAM RECORD37-77

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Milwaukee duelling Houston on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.

Houston hands the ball to starter Dallas Keuchel in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-4 mark on the year. Milwaukee counters with Marco Estrada, who will try to quiet the fans and the Astros bats at the same time.

View Milwaukee vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Astros as +155 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 16-ranked Astros and the National League No. 11-rated Brewers in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Houston and its National League No. 14-rated batting order, averaging 3.8 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 5 lineup of the Brewers at 4.5 runs per outing.

Defensively, Milwaukee features the National League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.3 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the National League at home, scoring 4.1 runs per game.

Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Astros on August 10. Bettors who backed the Astros at +110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Brewers endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Astros on Friday, with Mark Rogers throwing 7 innings of 3-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

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

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

A few Brewers at Astros trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Milwaukee's last 19 games when playing Houston
Milwaukee is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Houston's last 19 games when playing Milwaukee
Houston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at Houston, Sunday, August 12

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