It is the first of a six-game homestand for the Brewers and the first game of a six-game road trip for the Padres. Gamblers who bet on MLB action will be wary about taking San Diego since they struggle on the road.
MLB betting tells us that the teams have split their last 10 meetings in Milwaukee. The Padres will be sending Clayton Richard to the mound on Tuesday. He is one of the players they got from the White Sox in the Jake Peavy trade. Richard is 5-3 on the season with a 4.49 ERA as MLB betting statistics indicate. This is Richard’s second start for the Padres. He got a win in his first outing with San Diego even though he gave up three runs on five hits in just over five innings of work.
Milwaukee goes with Braden Looper on Tuesday. He was very good in his last start against the Dodgers, allowing just one run in 6 2/3 innings as bet on MLB statistics indicate. In his last start against San Diego he allowed six runs and 10 hits. Looper is 10-5 with a 4.84 ERA this season as MLB betting stats show.
MLB betting at the online sportsbook has the Padres going 5-1 in their last 6 vs. the National League Central. The Padres are 8-3 in their last 11 games vs. a right-handed starter. What might surprise fans who bet on MLB at the sportsbook is that the Padres are 9-4 in their last 13 overall. The problem for San Diego in MLB betting is that they are 16-36 in their last 52 road games.
Milwaukee has struggled in MLB betting recently with lefthanders, going 2-5 in their last 7 games vs. a left-handed starter. The Brewers are 1-4 in Looper’s last 5 starts vs. the National League West.
Looking at the MLB betting total at the online sportsbook we see that the Under is 4-1 in the Padres last 5 vs. the National League Central. The Over is 5-0 in the Brewers last 5 home games. Four of the last five starts for Looper at home have gone over the MLB betting total at the sportsbook. Six of the last seven meetings between the two teams have gone under the MLB betting number. Nine of the last 13 in Milwaukee between the two have stayed under in MLB betting.
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