Astros vs. Brewers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, May 23, 2023

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Astros vs. Brewers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, May 23, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Houston Astros (28-19) will look to Yordan Alvarez, who is coming off a two-homer game, to lead them in a matchup with the Milwaukee Brewers (25-22) Tuesday at 7:40 PM ET on BSWI. The Astros are -131 favorites for the contest, according to oddsmakers.

Houston’s J.P. France and Milwaukee’s Colin Rea have been named the starters for this contest.

Astros vs. Brewers Odds

  • Astros odds to win: -131
  • Brewers odds to win: +111
  • Spread: Astros -1.5
  • Total: 9.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2023
  • Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • TV: BSWI

Who Will Win Astros vs. Brewers?

Astros and Brewers Betting Trends

The Astros have won 56.2% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (18-14).

Houston has gone 16-11 (winning 59.3% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -131 or shorter.

This season, the Brewers have been the underdog 20 times and won 10, or 50%, of those games.

Milwaukee is 9-8 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +111 or more on the moneyline.

The Astros have combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 23 times this season for a 23-23-1 record against the over/under.

So far this season, the Brewers and their opponents have hit the over in 22 of their 47 games with a total.

Astros Stats & Insights

The Astros have the No. 14 offense in MLB action scoring 4.5 runs per game (213 total runs).

Houston ranks 23rd in MLB play with 45 home runs. They average one per game.

The Astros are 15th in the majors with a .248 batting average.

Houston strikes out 8 times per game, the sixth-best mark in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Astros has a collective 9.8 K/9, the second-best in MLB.

Houston has the top team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (3.19).

Brewers Stats & Insights

The Brewers have scored the 23rd-most runs in the league this season with 195 (4.1 per game).

Milwaukee’s 57 home runs rank 13th in Major League Baseball.

The Brewers rank 21st in MLB with a .238 team batting average.

Milwaukee ranks 23rd in strikeouts per game (9.2) among MLB offenses.

The Brewers strike out 7.9 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 25th in MLB.

Milwaukee pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.18 ERA this year, which ranks 14th in MLB.

Astros Key Players to Watch

The Astros will send France (1-0) out to make his fourth start of the season. He is 1-0 with a 4.11 ERA and 10 strikeouts through 15 1/3 innings pitched.

Alvarez leads Houston in home runs (12) and runs batted in (46) this season while batting .305.

Kyle Tucker has collected 46 hits this season and has an OBP of .361. He’s slugging .458 on the year.

Alex Bregman is slashing .222/.329/.361 this season for the Astros.

Mauricio Dubon leads Houston in batting average (.307) this season.

Brewers Key Players to Watch

Rea (0-3) will take the mound for the Brewers, his seventh start of the season.

Christian Yelich leads the Brewers with a team-high batting average of .257.

Rowdy Tellez has put his power on display as he leads his team with 12 home runs and 26 RBI.

Willy Adames is batting .208 with five doubles, eight home runs and 22 walks.

Brian Anderson is hitting .234 with five doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 21 walks.

Astros and Brewers Injuries

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

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 vs. Brewers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Astros 5, Brewers 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs
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