On the whole the Milwaukee Brewers had a major credibility challenge for 2019. Following their National League Central title of last year were “one and done” digs. Milwaukee continues to demonstrate they are a bona fide baseball betting games contender. In the same way the Houston Astros have a level of credibility few other teams can claim. Gamblers have come to trust the Astros as one of the most reliable teams on the board. By reason of this Milwaukee and Houston have a good chance at clashing in the playoffs. Gamblers have much to like about each club.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Houston Astros
Date and Time: Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 8:10 p.m. ET
Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston Texas
Baseball Betting Online Odds at SBG:
|Brewers||+1½ (-175)||7½ (-105)||+120|
|Astros||-1½ (+155)||7½ (-115)||-130|
Brewers vs. Astros TV Coverage: ESPN
Brewers vs. Astros Overview
Milwaukee has a baseball betting games record of 37-28. Owing to that is a neck and neck race for first with Chicago in the National League Central. MLB metrics have the Crew ranked 12th for run production and 17th for staff earned run average. Milwaukee ranks third in MLB for home runs. Extending their success is six wins in their last nine games. Six of those nine games went over the total.
Correspondingly Houston is 44-22. And in first place in the American League West. Seven wins in their last nine games has kept gamblers happy. Houston ranks ninth for runs scored and third for staff earned run average. They are second for OPS and fourth for home runs.
Brewers Probable Starter and Bullpen
Now right hander Freddy Peralta (3-2, 1.45 WHIP, 5.11 ERA) is Milwaukee’s probable starter. Four of Peralta’s last five starts resulted in offshore bookmaker losses for the Brewers. Of great concern is Milwaukee’s 19th rank for bullpen ERA.
Astros Probable Starter and Bullpen
Counter for Houston is right hander Justin Verlander (9-2, 0.74 WHIP, 2.40 ERA). Verlander’s last 10 starts resulted in eight Astros wins. Extending the Astros success is the third best bullpen in baseball. Closer Roberto Osuna has 16 saves with a 2.17 ERA.
Milwaukee and Houston Betting Trends
Late on Milwaukee has won eight of their last 12 road games. Five of their last eight in that situation have gone under the total. Along the same lines the Astros have been a cash cow at Minute Maid Park. Houston has won 13 of their last 15 home games. Four of their last five home contests went over the total.
Brewers vs. Astros Head to Head vs. Spread
Of course, Minute Maid Park has given the Astros an edge. Houston has won seven of their last 11 home games with Milwaukee. Four of the last five between these teams at Minute Maid Park cleared the total. Following that is Houston’s 7-5 head to head mark in their last 12 against the Crew.
Matchup to Watch
Alex Bergman and George Springer give Houston a matchup edge for baseball betting games. Consider Bergman has 18 home runs. Springer has clobbered 17 round trippers. Furthermore, Michael Brantley has 18 doubles with 10 home runs. Houston has a loaded and deep lineup.
Brewers vs. Astros MLB Betting Odds Picks
As mentioned earlier Houston is tough to beat with Verlander.
Baseball Betting Online Pick: Houston Astros
Baseball Betting Online Score Prediction: Astros 5, Brewers 3
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