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Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08/04/2020 MLB Previews, Results and Baseball Spread
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Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08/04/2020 –On Tuesday, Houston Astros and Arizona Diamondbacks are all set to open their first game of a three-game series that will commence at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. The Astros defeated the Los Angeles Angels in their last three-game series and progressed to a 5-4 record on the season. Houston is sitting at the second spot of the AL West division and they need to take out the Diamondbacks who hold the fifth spot in the NL West division. The mlb point spread picks are out as the Astros try to make the best of this game.
Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08/04/2020
Houston Astros won the most number of games last season. This year’s MLB is short with just 60 games on the plate and teams are trying to make the best of their opportunity. The Astros will need to power up and take a good lead right from the beginning if they want to repeat the same as last year. Last night, Houston smashed six runs off the plate against the Angeles and surrendered five. In the last three games alone, Houston has scored 19 runs. The leading hitter is Michael Brantley with six RBIs and 14 hits. Houston will turn in Framber Valdez to the mound as their starter in this game. Valdez will make his first career start against the Diamondbacks.
Players to watch: A. Bregman 3B (GP9, AB38, R6, H8, 2B2, 3B0, HR2, RBI7, TB16, BB6, SO6, SB0, AVG0.211, OBP0.333, SLG0.421, OPS0.754, WAR0), J. Altuve 2B (GP9, AB38, R7, H6, 2B1, 3B0, HR1, RBI5, TB10, BB6, SO10, SB1, AVG0.158, OBP0.289, SLG0.263, OPS0.552, WAR0).
Arizona Diamondbacks lost four of their last five and they are in desperate need of a victory. In the last three games alone, the Diamondbacks scored just seven runs from the plate. The leading batsman is Ketel Marte with two RBIs and 12 hits. Christian Walker is the other notable hitter alongside Starling Marte Arizona will turn to their best as they send Madison Bumgarner to the mound as their starting pitcher. Bumgarner is holding a 4-1 record on the season with 43 strikeouts and an ERA of 2.06.
Players to watch: K. Marte 2B (GP10, AB39, R4, H12, 2B3, 3B0, HR1, RBI2, TB18, BB2, SO6, SB0, AVG0.308, OBP0.333, SLG0.462, OPS0.795, WAR0), E. Escobar 3B (GP10, AB38, R4, H5, 2B0, 3B1, HR0, RBI3, TB7, BB3, SO13, SB0, AVG0.132, OBP0.195, SLG0.184, OPS0.379, WAR0).
Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Numbers
Houston is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona’s last 9 games.
Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Picks
Houston Astros will not let go of this chance and they have all the mlb lines today in their favor. Back the Astros to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Houston Astros 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 1.