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Jordan Lyles out to silence Brewers bats in MLB contest

Milwaukee BrewersHouston Astros
June 18, 8:10 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Milwaukee Brewers vs Houston Astros Odds

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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 Tuesday in baseball action.

The match puts starter Alfredo Figaro for the Brewers on the hill facing Jordan Lyles for the Astros. Figaro brings a 1-0 mark to the game, while Lyles is 3-1 to date on the season.

View Milwaukee vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Brewers were listed as 110 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
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.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Houston's American League No. 13-ranked scoring average of 3.8 runs per game, against a Brewers offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4.1 runs per game in the league. The Astros have averaged 8 hits per game to date this season, less than the Brewers hitters have managed (9 per nine innings).

Defensively, Milwaukee features the National League's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.3 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the American League at home, scoring 3.7 runs per game.

Milwaukee was a 5-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Reds. They lost as +186 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Milwaukee didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-1 to Cincinnati on Sunday at Great American Ball Park.

Houston lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the White Sox on June 17. Bettors who backed the White Sox at -101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Astros endured a 4-2 loss at the hands of the White Sox on Monday, with Bud Norris throwing 6 innings of 8-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Brewers at Astros trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Houston
Milwaukee is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing Houston
Milwaukee is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at Houston, Wednesday, June 19