MLB Matchups  >>  Milwaukee Brewers vs. Houston Astros Preview 06/20/2013

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The Milwaukee Brewers and the Houston Astros will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Minute Maid Park in an interleague contest.

Yovani Gallardo will be the starting pitcher for the Brewers on this day. Righthander Gallardo is 6-6 this season with a 4.41 ERA.

It'll be Lucas Harrell toeing the rubber for the Astros in this contest. Righthander Harrell is 5-7 with a 4.48 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Brewers listed as 128-moneyline favorites versus the Astros, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
In their last action, Milwaukee was a 3-1 winner on the road against the Astros. Bettors on Milwaukee at -121 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

TEAM RECORDS:
Milwaukee: 29-41 SU
Houston: 27-46 SU
MILWAUKEE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

HOUSTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 11 games when playing Houston
Milwaukee is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston's last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 11 games when playing Milwaukee
Houston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

NEXT UP:
Milwaukee home to Atlanta, Friday, June 21
Houston at Chi Cubs, Friday, June 21