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Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros 07/20/2021 Betting Picks, Predictions and MLB Preview
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Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros 07/20/2021 – Cleveland Indians will remain at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas as they take on Houston Astros in their second game. The Indians are trailing the White Sox as they remain at the second spot in the AL Central Division play. The sports betting picks have been away from the Indians in the last few games. Houston will look forward to continuing their success as they take advantage of Cleveland at home. The Astros remain at the top of the AL West Division play and are three-plus games ahead of the Athletics.
Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros 07/20/2021
Cleveland Indians will look forward to rebounding with Triston McKenzie on the mound as their starter in this game. McKenzie is holding a 1-3 record on the season with an ERA of 5.47 with a total of 68 Ks in 49 plus innings. The Indians are now holding a 47-44 record on the season. The Indians are ahead of the Tigers by three-plus games. Cleveland’s biggest target has been the White Sox, but they are 10 plus games behind. The Indians will need more power from the plate to get past the Astros in this game.
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 0.4), 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 are turning towards Luis Garcia as their starting pitcher in this game. Garcia has pitched a total of 85 plus innings with an ERA of 3.06 and a 6-5 record on the season. Garcia has 95 Ks in total with 15 starts on the season. Houston won 57 and dropped 38 in return. The Astros smashed four runs in their last game and gave up three to the Indians. Houston has been powerful with their batting unit and they seem to be on their way to their playoffs.
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
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston’s last 9 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
Mlb betting websites have never been easier with all the odds and lines in the right place. The Houston Astros hold the key to success in this game with their overall balanced batting and pitching unit. Back the Astros to win here.
Score Prediction: Astros 8, Indians 4.