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Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros 07/21/2021 Betting Picks, Predictions and MLB Preview
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Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros 07/21/2021 – Cleveland Indians will look forward to breaking their two-game losing streak as they take on Houston Astros in their final game of a three-game series. The Indians are sitting at the third spot in the AL East Division play behind the Tigers. Houston Astros continue to dominate the AL West Division play and are now three-plus games ahead of the Athletics. The Astros will enter this game riding a two-game winning streak. The best sportsbook odds are in favor of Houston to continue their success against the Indians.
Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros 07/21/2021
Cleveland Indians were unable to do much last night after giving up nine runs against the Astros. The Indians were restricted to just three runs from the plate. Cleveland is now holding a 47-45 record on the season and is two games ahead of the .500 mark. Eli Morgan will be sent to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Morgan will make his second career appearance against the Astros. Overall, Morgan is holding an ERA of 7.86 with a 1-3 record on the season. Cleveland will need to turn to their bats to get past the Astros.
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 ensured to create a balance between their batting and pitching unit. The Astros have one of the best offensive units in the majors with an equally good pitching staff. Houston has won a total of 58 games and dropped 38 in return. The Astros are 20 games ahead of the .500 mark. Lance McCullers will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. McCullers is holding an ERA of 5.82 with 23 Ks in total against the Indians. Overall, the talented pitcher went 7-2 on the season with an ERA of 2.80.
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 5-12 SU in their last 17 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston’s last 10 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
The MLB betting predictions are against the Indians to win against a tough Houston squad. Back Houston to take out Cleveland with ease and secure an easy victory. The Astros have a strong pitcher to back their cause.
Score Prediction: Astros 11, Indians 4.