Milwaukee Brewers (27-27, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Cincinnati Reds (28-28, third in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Wednesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Milwaukee: Adrian Houser (1-5, 5.33 ERA) Cincinnati: Trevor Bauer (4-4, 1.80 ERA)
LINE: Reds favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Cincinnati and Milwaukee will face off on Wednesday.
The Reds are 20-19 against teams from the NL Central. Cincinnati has hit 84 home runs this season, seventh in the league. Nick Castellanos leads them with 14, averaging one every 14.6 at-bats.
The Brewers are 17-17 against NL Central Division opponents. The Milwaukee offense has compiled a .226 batting average as a team this season, Avisail Garcia leads the team with a mark of .242.
TOP PERFORMERS: Castellanos leads the Reds with 27 extra base hits and is batting .230.
Keston Hiura leads the Brewers with 13 home runs and has 32 RBIs.
INJURIES: Reds: Tyler Thornburg: (elbow), Wade Miley: (shoulder), Sonny Gray: (right mid-back), Jose De Leon: (groin), Matt Bowman: (elbow), Jesse Biddle: (shoulder).
Brewers: Ben Gamel: (left quad), Manny Pina: (knee).
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