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Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros 07/19/2021 MLB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros 07/19/2021 – On Monday, the Cleveland Indians will take on the Houston Astros from Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. With a 47-43 record on the season, the Indians are at the second position in the AL Central Division play. Cleveland continues to trail the White Sox at the top. The Houston Astros are sitting at the top spot in the AL West Division as they continue to dominate their opponents. The Astros have won a total of 56 games and dropped 38 in return. The most popular sportsbook is available online as these teams are batting in an entertaining series.
Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros 07/19/2021
Cleveland Indians took out the Athletics in their last game series with a 2-1 final record. The Indians smashed 11 runs in their last three games. Last night, they smashed four runs from the plate and gave up just two to Oakland. The Indians are turning towards J.C. Mejia as their starting pitcher in this game. He is holding a 1-3 record on the season with an ERA of 7.42 and 27 Ks in total. Mejia will make his second appearance against the Astros in his career.
Players to watch: C. Hernandez 2B (GP 87, AB 341, R 53, H 76, 2B 14, 3B 2, HR 15, RBI 39, TB 139, BB 35, SO 85, SB 0, AVG 0.223, OBP 0.3, SLG 0.408, OPS 0.708, WAR 0.5), A. Rosario SS (GP 84, AB 306, R 41, H 81, 2B 11, 3B 4, HR 5, RBI 26, TB 115, BB 18, SO 65, SB 9, AVG 0.265, OBP 0.309, SLG 0.376, OPS 0.685, WAR 0.4).
The Houston Astros remain three-plus games ahead of the Athletics but enter this game riding a two-game losing streak. The Astros gave up 15 runs to the White Sox in the last three games. Last night, Houston gave up four and was unable to score a single run against Chicago. The Astros will deliver Zack Greinke to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Grienke is holding a 10-9 record on the season with an ERA of 3.74 and 139 Ks in total. Houston will look forward to making up for their loss against Cleveland.
Players to watch: J. Altuve 2B (GP 81, AB 330, R 66, H 90, 2B 10, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 55, TB 160, BB 43, SO 60, SB 4, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.354, SLG 0.485, OPS 0.839, WAR 3), Y. Gurriel 1B (GP 88, AB 318, R 45, H 99, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 10, RBI 56, TB 149, BB 37, SO 37, SB 1, AVG 0.311, OBP 0.376, SLG 0.469, OPS 0.845, WAR 1.9).
Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston’s last 8 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
Experts who bet on mlb are clearly in favor of Houston to win this game and cover the spread. Cleveland is still no match for Houston’s powerful batting unit. Back the Astros to score a decent number in this game.
Score Prediction: Astros 8, Indians 4.