Brewers Nationals MLB Odds Tilt

The Milwaukee Brewers blew three straight games to the Phillies this week, losing 7-6 each time in the final at-bat.

Today, they face battle the Washington Nationals in baseball odds action, but this time at home.

Edwin Jackson gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Nationals on this day; he's 5-6 on the season. The Brewers, meanwhile, will counter with Yovani Gallardo, who will be looking to improve on his 8-7 mark.

View Washington vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Milwaukee opened as -125 moneyline favorites in this baseball match at TopBet, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.

Power Rankings:
The Brewers - Nationals odds would favor the Nationals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Milwaukee is rated No. 11 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Washington is at No. 1 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Milwaukee's National League No. 6-ranked scoring average of 4.5 runs per game, against a Nationals offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.3 runs per game in the league. The Brewers have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Nationals hitters have managed (8.9 per nine innings).

Defensively, Washington features the National League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.2 runs per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the National League at home, scoring 5.2 runs per game.

In their last action, Washington was a 5-2 winner on the road against the Mets. Bettors on Washington at -172 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Nationals hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when Stephen Strasburg struck out 11 batters in 5-2 victory on Wednesday at Citi Field.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 7-6 loser as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -137 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Milwaukee lost in extra innings against the Phillies on Wednesday as Philadelphia edged them 7-6 at Citizens Bank Park.

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

 

A few Nationals at Brewers trends to consider:
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington's last 10 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Milwaukee's last 10 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Washington

Next up:
Washington at Milwaukee, Friday, July 27

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