The Milwaukee Brewers open a two-game interleague series on the road Tuesday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Milwaukee is 42-33 following a 10-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. Rowdy Tellez hit a pair of home runs for Milwaukee against his former teammates in Sunday’s win. Milwaukee is first in the National League Central, one game ahead of the second place St Louis Cardinals.
Rowdy Tellez is batting .248 to lead Milwaukee and the first baseman has a team high 45 RBIs. Shortstop Willy Adames is the leader in home runs with 50, while left fielder Christian Yelich is the leader in hit with 67 and on-base percentage at .338. On Tuesday, the Milwaukee Brewers will send Brandon Woodruff to the mound. The right-hander is 5-3 with a 4.74 ERA, 53 Ks and 13 BBs.
Tampa Bay is 40-32 following its 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Shane McClanahan had 10 strikeouts in the victory on Sunday. McClanahan gave up just one run on four hits and has the best ERA in baseball at 1.77. Tampa Bay swept Pittsburgh in its three-game series and the Rays are tied for third place in the American League East with Toronto, 12 ½ games behind first place New York.
Yandy Diaz is batting .260 to lead Tampa Bay and the first baseman has a team high .379 on base percentage. Shortstop Isaac Paredes is the leader in home runs with 10, while first baseman Ji-Man Choi is the leader in RBIs with 35 and right fielder Randy Arozarena is the leader in hits with 69. Tampa Bay has not yet announced its starting pitcher for Tuesday’s opening game of a short two-game series against Milwaukee.
Recent Betting Trends
- Milwaukee is 7-3 in its last 10
- The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Brewers last 5
- Tampa Bay is 4-1 in its last 5
- The UNDER has cashed in each of the Rays last 6 versus Milwaukee