Milwaukee Brewers vs Boston Red Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Milwaukee Brewers vs Boston Red Sox Prediction 5/26/2024

The Milwaukee Brewers (30-21) travel to face off against the Boston Red Sox (26-26) on Sunday, May 26th. This game will be played at Fenway Park in Boston and televised on BSWI. The Brewers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Red Sox are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Brewers. First pitch is set for 1:35 ET.

Brewers vs Red Sox

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Despite coming in as the slight underdogs on the road, the Brewers picked up a 6-3 win over the Red Sox in the most recent game of this series. Milwaukee’s offense got off to a fast start, scoring five of their six runs in the 1st and 2nd innings. On the other side, the Red Sox didn’t get on the board until the 7th and scored their final run in the 9th.

Jared Koenig only went 1 1/3 innings for the Brewers but didn’t give up a run and picked up three strikeouts. Colin Rea got the win out of the bullpen, and Trevor Megill got the save. Nick Pivetta had a rough outing for the Red Sox, giving up five earned runs in just 3 1/3 innings of work.

Brice Turang, Joey Ortiz, and Jake Bauers each had two RBIs for the Brewers’ offense. Turang and Sal Frelick each had two hits and scored a run for Milwaukee.

Milwaukee has won two straight games, and they lead the NL Central with an overall record of 30-21. The Brewers hold a 3.5 game lead over the Cubs for the division lead. So far, they have gone 13-7 against other teams in the NL Central.

The Brewers have taken the first two games of this series vs. the Red Sox, and they are 8-6-2 in series this year. Milwaukee’s two-game road winning streak has them at 18-12 on the road this year. As the road underdog, the Brewers have gone 13-6 this season.

When the Brewers are on the road, they are a good bet to cover the run line, going 18-12 this season. They have covered the run line in two straight games and are 18-8 as the underdog this season. Their average run margin in winning games is +3.6, while their average run margin in losing games is -3.0.

The Milwaukee Brewers are on the road in Boston to face the Red Sox. The O/U line for today’s game is set at 9 runs, which is slightly higher than their combined season average of 9.2 runs per game. The Brewers have a 29-22 O/U record on the season, and their games have averaged an O/U line of 8 runs. When the O/U line has been set at 9 runs this season, the Brewers have a 2-1 O/U record. Only 7.8% of their games have had an O/U line set at 9 runs this season, and their games have gone under the total in three straight contests.

Tobias Myers Gets The Start For The Brewers

Through his first three starts of the season, Tobias Myers has a 1-1 record. He started the year with a no-decision vs. the Yankees, then took a loss vs. the Cubs, and most recently picked up a win vs. the Marlins. Myers has yet to go more than 5 innings in a start this season.

Brewers Offense Breakdown

William Contreras has been a key player for the Brewers this season, as he is batting .333 and is 2nd on the team with eight home runs. His 42 RBIs are also the best mark on the team and 5th in the league. However, he has gone just 6/27 in his last six games. Rhys Hoskins has also been a solid power threat for the Brewers, as he has nine homers but is hitting just .233.

Over the team’s last six games, Christian Yelich has gone 7/22 with five RBIs, but he has yet to go deep during this stretch. Andruw Monasterio has gone deep in two straight games and is 3/10 in his last three games.

Boston is at an even 26-26 overall and trails the Yankees by 10 games in the AL East. The Red Sox have dropped two straight games, and they are 4-6 in the AL East this year. So far, they have gone 10-15 at home compared to 16-11 on the road.

As the home favorite, the Red Sox are 7-10 this year and 13-11 when favored overall. They have dropped four straight as the home favorite. The Red Sox’ overall series record is 8-7-1, and they have lost two straight series.

When it comes to the run line, the Red Sox have been a much better bet on the road than at home. They are 17-10 against the run line on the road, compared to just 7-18 at Fenway Park. Their average run margin in winning games is +4.4, while their average run margin in losing games is -3.2.

The Red Sox have played to an over/under record of 19-29 this season, and their games have averaged 8.2 runs per contest. When the O/U line is set at 9 runs, they have gone 2-1-2. Overall, 78.8% of their games have had lower lines than 9 runs, and the under has hit in their last two games.

Tanner Houck Gets The Start For The Red Sox

Tanner Houck has made 10 starts this season and has a record of 4-5. His ERA is an impressive 1.94, along with a WHIP of .95. Houck has one complete game shutout this year and has turned in eight quality starts. In his most recent outing, he faced the Rays and picked up the win, going seven innings and not allowing a run. Before that, he had lost three straight starts. The right-hander has been much better on the road, with a 1.5 ERA compared to 2.63 at home.

Red Sox Offense Breakdown

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Ceddanne Rafaela has been the Red Sox’s top run producer this season, as he leads the team with 28 RBIs, but he is batting just .200 for the season. However, he has gone 5/19 in his last five games, including one home run and five RBIs. Rafael Devers has also been a big power threat for Boston, as he is 7th in the league with 10 homers and has driven in 23 runs.

As a team, the Red Sox are averaging 4.4 runs per game, which is 12th in the league. They have been a better offensive team on the road this season, averaging 4.9 runs per game. Boston comes into the game with a team batting average of .242 and are 8th in the league in home runs.

Brewers vs Red Sox Prediction

Our pick for today’s Brewers vs. Red Sox matchup is to take the Brewers on the money line, where they are currently sitting at +123. We actually have the Brewers winning this one by a score of 6-4.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Tanner Houck finishing with more strikeouts than Tobias Myers, but we still have Houck ending up with a loss. If you’re looking for a parlay, you could look to take the Brewers and Houck to finish with more strikeouts than Myers.

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