Cleveland Guardians vs Houston Astros 05/23/2022 – On Monday night, the Cleveland Guardians will be locking horns with the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. This will be the opener of a three-game series between the two teams. The Cleveland Guardians are in the third position of the AL Central, with a record of 17-20, two spots away from the leading Minnesota Twins. The Houston Astros are stubbornly dominating the AL West, with a record of 27-15. The online betting MLB websites are predicting the Houston Astros to easily win in this game.
Cleveland Guardians vs Houston Astros 05/23/2022
|When:||Monday, May 23, 8:10 PM ET|
|Where:||Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas|
The Cleveland Guardians are coming into this series after losing to the Detroit Tigers with a score of 4-2 in their last pairing. The Cleveland offense is led by Jose Ramirez who has posted 39 hits so far, along with 9 homers. Ramirez is batting with an average of .283 in this baseball season. Owen Miller is batting with an average of .294. On the mound, the Cleveland Guardians will be posting Andres Gimenez. Gimenez is currently 2-3 with a 2.97 ERA.
Players to watch: Myles Straw CF (GP 37, AB 138, R 26, H 34, 2B 8, 3B 1, HR 0, RBI 6, TB 44, BB 22, SO 28, SB 8, AVG 0.246, OBP 0.346, SLG 0.319, OPS 0.665, WAR 1.3), Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 37, AB 138, R 22, H 39, 2B 8, 3B 3, HR 9, RBI 37, TB 80, BB 22, SO 14, SB 3, AVG 0.283, OBP 0.383, SLG 0.58, OPS 0.962, WAR 1.9).
The Houston Astros will be entering this series after winning over the Texas Rangers with a score of 5-2 in their last pairing. The Houston offense is led by Michael Brantley who has put up the highest number of hits in the team with 40 in his bag and is batting with an average of .290 in this current season. The highest number of home runs for the team has been scored by Yordan Alvarez who has scored 12 homers so far. The Houston Astros will be handing the ball to Luis Garcia who is 3-2 with a 3.35 ERA.
Players to watch: Kyle Tucker RF (GP 41, AB 143, R 16, H 35, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 26, TB 63, BB 22, SO 31, SB 9, AVG 0.245, OBP 0.343, SLG 0.441, OPS 0.784, WAR 2), Alex Bregman 3B (GP 41, AB 140, R 21, H 32, 2B 10, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 23, TB 57, BB 26, SO 25, SB 0, AVG 0.229, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.407, OPS 0.758, WAR 0.7).
Cleveland Guardians vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 6 games.
Cleveland are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Cleveland are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games against Houston.
Guardians are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games on the road.
Cleveland are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 5 games.
Houston are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston’s last 8 games at home.
Houston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games against an opponent in the American League.
Cleveland Guardians vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
The Cleveland Guardians have been playing very inconsistently this season and are not a very reliable team. The Houston Astros are enjoying the home advantage in this game and are expected to win as per MLB best bets.
Score Prediction: Astros 4, Guardians 1.