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Astros vs Brewers Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 18

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Astros vs Brewers Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 18

Odds updated as of 6:13 PM

The MLB schedule on Saturday includes the Houston Astros facing the Milwaukee Brewers.

Before checking out the MLB betting lines on FanDuel Sportsbook, we've got you covered, in terms of the most important information about this matchup.

Astros vs Brewers Game Info

  • Houston Astros (20-25) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (26-18)
  • Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Venue: Minute Maid Park -- Houston, Texas
  • Coverage: BSWI

Astros vs Brewers Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: HOU: (-174) | MIL: (+146)
  • Spread: HOU: -1.5 (+126) | MIL: +1.5 (-152)
  • Total: 8.5 -- Over: (-106) | Under: (-114)

Astros vs Brewers Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Justin Verlander (Astros) - 2-1, 3.38 ERA vs Bryse Wilson (Brewers) - 2-1, 2.65 ERA

The Astros will give the nod to Justin Verlander (2-1) versus the Brewers and Bryse Wilson (2-1). When Verlander starts, his team is 2-3-0 against the spread this season. Verlander's team has a record of 1-2 this season when he starts and they are the favorite on the moneyline. The Brewers are 3-2-0 against the spread when Wilson starts. The Brewers were the underdog on the moneyline for one Wilson start this season -- they lost.

Astros vs Brewers Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Astros win (50.6%)

Astros vs Brewers Moneyline

  • Looking at the moneyline for Astros-Brewers, Houston is the favorite at -174, and Milwaukee is +146 playing on the road.

Astros vs Brewers Spread

  • The Brewers are +1.5 on the run line against the Astros. The Brewers are -152 to cover, and the Astros are +126.

Astros vs Brewers Over/Under

  • The over/under for the Astros versus Brewers contest on May 18 has been set at 8.5, with -106 odds on the over and -114 odds on the under.

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Astros vs Brewers Betting Trends

  • The Astros have been favorites in 33 games this season and have come away with the win 15 times (45.5%) in those contests.
  • This season Houston has come away with a win six times in eight chances when named as a favorite of at least -174 on the moneyline.
  • The Astros and their opponents have gone over the total this season in 17 of their 45 opportunities.
  • The Astros are 20-25-0 against the spread in their 45 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Brewers are 13-10 in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 56.5% of those games).
  • Milwaukee has played as a moneyline underdog of +146 or longer in only one game this season, which it lost.
  • In the 44 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for the Brewers, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 27 times (27-17-0).
  • The Brewers have a 25-19-0 record ATS this season.

Astros Player Leaders

  • Kyle Tucker has 46 hits and an OBP of .415, both of which lead Houston hitters this season. He has a .288 batting average and a slugging percentage of .600.
  • He ranks 25th in batting average, fourth in on-base percentage, and third in slugging among all qualified hitters in baseball.
  • Tucker will look for his eighth straight game with a hit in this matchup. In his last 10 games he is hitting .333 with four doubles, four home runs, 11 walks and six RBI.
  • Jose Altuve leads Houston in slugging percentage (.483) thanks to 17 extra-base hits. He's batting .311 with an on-base percentage of .374.
  • He ranks 14th in batting average, 22nd in on-base percentage and 32nd in slugging among qualifying hitters.
  • Altuve heads into this game looking to extend his five-game hit streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .263 with a double, a walk and an RBI.
  • Jeremy Pena has an OPS of .823, fueled by an OBP of .364 and a team-best slugging percentage of .459 this season.
  • Yordan Alvarez has eight home runs, 20 RBI and a batting average of .253 this season.

Brewers Player Leaders

  • William Contreras has an on-base percentage of .430, a slugging percentage of .543, and has 61 hits, all club-bests for the Brewers (while batting .353).
  • Including all the qualifying players in the big leagues, his batting average is second, his on-base percentage ranks second, and he is 10th in slugging.
  • Willy Adames is batting .250 with 11 doubles, seven home runs and 20 walks. He's slugging .436 with an on-base percentage of .330.
  • Including all qualified hitters, he is 83rd in batting average, 65th in on-base percentage and 59th in slugging percentage.
  • Brice Turang has 10 doubles, two home runs and 13 walks while batting .306.
  • Joey Ortiz is batting .296 with seven doubles, two triples, five home runs and 16 walks.

Astros vs Brewers Head to Head

  • 5/17/2024: 5-4 HOU (Favorite: Brewers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -112, Underdog Moneyline: -104)
  • 5/24/2023: 4-0 MIL (Favorite: Brewers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -112, Underdog Moneyline: -104)
  • 5/23/2023: 6-0 MIL (Favorite: Astros, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9.5, Favorite Moneyline: -130, Underdog Moneyline: +110)
  • 5/22/2023: 12-2 HOU (Favorite: Brewers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -108, Underdog Moneyline: -108)

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