Texas Rangers vs. Milwaukee Brewers - 9/26/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (70-86) at Texas Rangers (92-64)
MLB Baseball: Monday, September 26, 2016 at 8:05 pm (Globe Life Park)
M Garza (5-8) (4.52) vs. M Perez (10-10) (4.14)
The Line: Texas Rangers -175 / Milwaukee Brewers +165 --- Over/Under: 10 See the Latest Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers head to the Texas Rangers for interleague action on Monday.
The Milwaukee Brewers might be finishing out the string but they have been competitive. The Brewers have dropped back to back contests after Sunday’s 4-2 loss to visiting Cincinnati. Brew Crew starter Wiley Peralta fell to 7-11 with three runs allowed (two earned) over six frames. Milwaukee posted seven hits with Scooter Gennett recording an RBI while Hernan Perez and Orlando Arcia scored.Matt Garza gets the ball for his first start versus his former team since 2010. Garza struggled last time out in a 6-3 loss to Pittsburgh with five runs allowed on eight hits in four innings.
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The Rangers have been red hot the past week or so as they head for the postseason. Texas had been motoring along with wins in four of five before getting whacked at Oakland by a 7-1 count on Sunday. Nothing went as planned on the mound or at the plate with starter Colby Lewis falling to 6-4 with all seven runs allowed on seven hit through 1.1 innings before five relievers put up zeros. The Rangers were held to just five hits with Adrian Beltre slugging his 32nd long ball. Martin Perez is scheduled to make his first career start against the Brewers on Monday. Perez has been on fire with six runs allowed over his last four outings where he is 2-0.
The over is 7-2 in Milwaukee’s last 9 interleague road games and the Brewers are 5-16 in their last 21 Monday games while the over is 18-7-3 in their last 28 interleague games. The under is 10-3-3 in Texas last 16 interleague games and Texas are 48-22 in their last 70 home games while going 11-1 in Perez’s last 12 home starts. The Rangers have had success at home with Perez…