Houston Astros vs Cleveland Guardians 08/05/2022 Baseball Tips, Odds and Game Spread
Houston Astros vs Cleveland Guardians 08/05/2022 – The Houston Astros will be meeting the Cleveland Guardians at Progressive Field on Friday evening. This will be the second installment of a four-game series between the two teams. The Houston Astros are adamantly ruling the AL West with 69-38, with the Seattle Mariners in the second position. The Cleveland Guardians are second in the AL Central with 54-51, hot at the heels of the first-place Twins. The Houston Astros are expected to win this game as predicted by betting experts for MLB games today.
Houston Astros vs Cleveland Guardians 08/05/2022
|When:||Friday, August 5, 7:10 PM ET|
|Where:||Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio|
|TV:||Bally Sports Great Lakes|
The Houston Astros are coming here after playing against the Boston Red Sox in the previous matchup. In that series, the Astros lost the first two games and then won the third. The finale saw the Astros emerging victorious with a score of 6-0 after Justin Verlander threw for 6.0 innings and gave up two hits and a single walk. The Houston Astros will be handing the ball to Framber Valdez for this game. Valdez is 9-4 with a 2.80 ERA.
Players to watch: Alex Bregman 3B (GP 102, AB 365, R 55, H 90, 2B 25, 3B 0, HR 13, RBI 56, TB 154, BB 57, SO 56, SB 0, AVG 0.247, OBP 0.353, SLG 0.422, OPS 0.775, WAR 2), Yuli Gurriel 1B (GP 97, AB 355, R 37, H 86, 2B 31, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 29, TB 138, BB 20, SO 49, SB 8, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.291, SLG 0.389, OPS 0.68, WAR 0.3).
The Cleveland Guardians are here after playing against the Arizona Diamondbacks. In the series against Arizona, the Guardians lost the opening game but managed to win the next two games. In the finale of that series, Cleveland put up three team hits and had Zach Plesac throwing for 4.1 innings and giving up seven hits along with five walks. The Cleveland Guardians have not announced a starting pitcher for this game as of yet.
Players to watch: Amed Rosario SS (GP 99, AB 407, R 58, H 118, 2B 19, 3B 6, HR 6, RBI 41, TB 167, BB 20, SO 65, SB 10, AVG 0.29, OBP 0.325, SLG 0.41, OPS 0.735, WAR 3.2), Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 101, AB 387, R 61, H 109, 2B 34, 3B 4, HR 21, RBI 86, TB 214, BB 44, SO 42, SB 14, AVG 0.282, OBP 0.356, SLG 0.553, OPS 0.909, WAR 4).
Houston Astros vs Cleveland Guardians Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 5 games.
Houston are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games against Cleveland.
Astros are 12-6 SU in their last 18 games on the road.
Houston are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games against an opponent in the American League.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 6 games.
Total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 9 games against Houston.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games at home.
Cleveland are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Houston.
Cleveland are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the American League West Division division.
Houston Astros vs Cleveland Guardians Betting Picks
The Cleveland Guardians are coming here after being thrashed by Houston. The Astros are incredible in pitching and will give Cleveland hell throughout this game. The Houston Astros are better equipped to win and will do so as predicted by the latest MLB lines.
Score Prediction: Astros 5, Guardians 2.