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MLB Betting Line Favors the Houston Astros over the Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers host Houston on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 2-2 mark against the 1-2 Astros in MLB betting odds action at Miller Park.

The Milwaukee Brewers will rely on Wily Peralta to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Doug Fister will be his counterpart for the Houston Astros. Wily Peralta is 0-1 this season, and Doug Fister is 0-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Houston Astros were -115 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.0-3.6 win for the Astros. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Milwaukee Brewers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Milwaukee Brewers bring a 2-2 record to the battle against the 1-2 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs Houston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 27-ranked Milwaukee Brewers and the No. 12-rated Houston Astros in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Milwaukee Brewers No. 20-ranked scoring average of 3.5 runs per game, against a Houston Astros offense rated No. 14 and scoring 5 runs per game. The Brewers have averaged 7.5 hits per game to date this season, less than the Astros hitters have managed (9 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the No. 23-rated road mark, allowing 8.25 runs per game on the highway. Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-4 to Milwaukee on Friday at Miller Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games on the road
  • Milwaukee is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Milwaukee, Sunday, April 10th