Brewers vs. Astros Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, May 22, 2023

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Brewers vs. Astros Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, May 22, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Milwaukee Brewers (25-21) host the Houston Astros (27-19) on Monday at 7:40 PM ET(broadcast on BSWI). Oddsmakers have opted not to choose a favorite on the moneyline for the contest, installing pick ’em odds, instead.

Corbin Burnes will get the ball for Milwaukee while Houston will counter with Cristian Javier.

Brewers vs. Astros Odds

  • Brewers odds to win: -110
  • Astros odds to win: -110
  • Spread: Astros -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, May 22, 2023
  • Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • TV: BSWI

Who Will Win Brewers vs. Astros?

Brewers and Astros Betting Trends

The Brewers have won 15 of the 26 games they were favored on the moneyline this season (57.7%).

Milwaukee has a record of 15-11 when it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -110 or shorter (57.7% winning percentage).

The Astros have been underdogs in 14 games this season and won nine (64.3%) of those contests.

This season, Houston has won nine of its 14 games, or 64.3%, when it’s the underdog by at least -110 on the moneyline.

The Brewers have combined with opponents to go over the total 21 times this season for a 21-24-1 record against the over/under.

The Astros and their opponents have hit the over in 22 of their 46 games with a total this season.

Brewers Stats & Insights

The Brewers have the No. 23 offense in baseball scoring 4.2 runs per game (193 total runs).

Milwaukee averages 1.2 home runs per game to rank 13th in baseball with 56 total home runs .

The Brewers are 21st in the majors with a .239 batting average.

Milwaukee strikes out 9.2 times per game to rank 23rd in the majors.

The Brewers pitching staff ranks 25th in MLB with a collective 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings.

Milwaukee has a 4.01 team ERA that ranks 11th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Astros Stats & Insights

The Astros have scored the 19th-most runs in the league this season with 201 (4.4 per game).

Houston’s 40 home runs rank 25th in Major League Baseball.

The Astros’ .245 batting average ranks 15th in the league this season.

Houston ranks sixth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.1 Ks per contest.

The Astros average 9.8 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, second-most in the league.

Houston has an ERA of 3.21 as a team, best in baseball.

Brewers Key Players to Watch

Burnes makes the start for the Brewers, his 10th of the season. He is 4-3 with a 3.48 ERA and 46 strikeouts through 51 2/3 innings pitched.

Christian Yelich leads Milwaukee with a batting average of .258. He’s also hit seven home runs with 24 RBI.

Rowdy Tellez leads Milwaukee in home runs (11) and runs batted in (25) this season while batting .246.

Willy Adames leads Milwaukee in RBI with 25 while batting .212 with eight home runs.

Brian Anderson is a key run producer for Milwaukee with a .240 average, seven homers and 25 RBI.

Astros Key Players to Watch

Javier (4-1) will take the mound for the Astros, his 10th start of the season.

Yordan Alvarez has put up a team-high 10 home runs and 41 runs batted in.

Kyle Tucker has nine doubles, seven home runs and 23 walks while hitting .276.

Alex Bregman has five doubles, a triple, six home runs and 27 walks while batting .218.

Jeremy Pena is hitting .247 with 10 doubles, a triple, six home runs and seven walks.

Brewers and Astros Injuries

Brewers: Louis Linwood Voit III: 10 Day IL (Neck), Eric Lauer: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Wade Miley: 15 Day IL (Lat strain), J.B. Bukauskas: 15 Day IL (Spine), Matt Bush: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Brandon Woodruff: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Urías: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Jason Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum)

Astros: Michael Brantley: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Urquidy: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Garcia: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 15 Day IL (Elbow)

Brewers vs. Astros Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Brewers 5, Astros 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs
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