Astros vs. Brewers Probable Starting Pitchers – May 18

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Following a stretch of six consecutive wins, the Houston Astros (20-25) face the Milwaukee Brewers (26-18) at 7:10 PM ET on Saturday.

The Astros will call on Justin Verlander (2-1) against the Brewers and Bryse Wilson (2-1).

Astros vs. Brewers Pitcher Matchup and Game Info

  • When: Saturday, May 18, 2024 at 7:10 PM ET
  • Where: Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas
  • How to Watch on TV: BSWI
  • Probable Pitchers: Verlander – HOU (2-1, 3.38 ERA) vs Wilson – MIL (2-1, 2.65 ERA)
  • Astros vs. Brewers Odds

  • Astros to win: -176
  • Brewers to win: +149
  • Spread: Astros -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs
  • Astros vs. Brewers Pitcher Performance

    Verlander Wilson
    5 GS 5
    2-1 W-L 2-1
    3.38 ERA 2.65
    29.1 IP 34
    12 BB 15
    23 SO 28

    Astros Probable Starting Pitcher: Justin Verlander

  • The Astros are sending Verlander (2-1) out to make his sixth start of the season. He is 2-1 with a 3.38 ERA and 23 strikeouts through 29 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty’s last appearance was on Sunday against the Detroit Tigers, when he went seven scoreless innings while allowing two hits.
  • In five games this season, the 41-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.38, with 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .217 against him.
  • Verlander enters this matchup with three quality starts under his belt this year.
  • Verlander will try to prolong a four-game streak of going five or more innings (he’s averaging 5.8 innings per outing).
  • In two of his five total appearances this season he has not given up an earned run.
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    Brewers Probable Starting Pitcher: Bryse Wilson

  • The Brewers’ Wilson (2-1) will make his sixth start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed five hits in four innings pitched against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.
  • The 26-year-old has pitched in 11 games this season with an ERA of 2.65 and 7.4 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .192.
  • He has earned a quality start two times in five starts this season.
  • In five starts, Wilson has pitched through or past the fifth inning two times. He has a season average of 3.1 frames per outing.
  • In 11 appearances this season, he has finished four without allowing an earned run.
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