Brewers at Astros 6/12/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Milwaukee Brewers vs. Houston Astros
MLB: 8:10 PM EST
Jun. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : HOU -141 O/U 7.5
On Wednesday, the Milwaukee Brewers will complete a two-game interleague series at Minute Maid Park against the host Houston Astros. The Brewers did not play Monday and won for the fourth straight time Sunday when beating Pittsburgh 5-2. Christian Yelich and Mike Moustakas both hit home runs for the Brewers, while Milwaukee gave up a pair of first inning runs and nothing more.
Houston was off Monday and was a 4-0 winner on Sunday over the Baltimore Orioles. Yordan Alvarez hit a two-run homer for Houston in his major league debut, while starter Wade Miley pitched into the eighth inning helping lead the Astros to the win. Houston remains at the top of the American League West nine games ahead of second-place Texas.
Christian Yelich leads Milwaukee with a .340 batting average, in home runs with 24, RBIs with 53 and in hits with 72. Milwaukee is averaging .254 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .250. On Wednesday, the Brewers will send right-hander Brandon Woodruff to the mound. Woodruff is 8-1 with an ERA of 3.87, 90 Ks and 20 BBs.
Michael Brantley is leading the Astros with a .317 batting average and in hits with 78. Alex Bregman leads in home runs with 18 and RBIs with 44. Houston has a .267 batting average while opponents are averaging .208. On Wednesday, the Astros will send veteran ace Justin Verlander to the mound. The right-hander is 9-2 with an ERA of 2.40, 110 Ks and 19 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Milwaukee is 4-0 in its last 4
The OVER has cashed 10 of Brewers last 11 interleague games versus an opponent with a winning record
Houston is 4-1 in its last 5 interleague games
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Astros last 4 at home
Free Betting Pick: Houston Astros -141
Houston will have its ace Justin Verlander on the mound who is 9-2. The Astros have won 8 of the right-hander’s last 10 home starts and each of their ace’s last 7 starts on Wednesday. If that is not enough, the Astros have won 13 of Verlander’s last 16 starts in game 2 of a series and 16 of the hurler’s last 21 starts on 5 days rest. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win 4-1.