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Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08/05/2020 MLB Picks, Results and Baseball Predictions
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Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08/05/2020 –Houston Astros seem to be having a tough competition with Oakland Athletics in the AL West division. The Astros are holding a 6-4 record on the season and they are trailing Houston by one full game. Arizona Diamondbacks are at the bottom of the NL West division with a 3-8 overall record. The Diamondbacks have a long way to get to the top and reach the .500 mark. The mlb odds are out for this game as these teams battle from Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona.
Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08/05/2020
Houston Astros defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks in their opening game with a final score of 8-2. In the last three games alone, Houston scored 18 runs off the plate. Their leading hitter is Michael Brantley with six RBIs and 14 hits. Yuli Gurriel and Carlos Correa are the other notable players for Houston with a combination of nine RBIs and 25 hits. The Astros will turn in Lance McCuller Jr. as their starting pitcher in this game. McCullers is holding a 1-0 record on the season with 13 strikeouts and an ERA of 4.50.
Players to watch: A. Bregman 3B (GP10, AB43, R6, H9, 2B2, 3B0, HR2, RBI7, TB17, BB6, SO6, SB0, AVG0.209, OBP0.32, SLG0.395, OPS0.715, WAR0), J. Altuve 2B (GP10, AB43, R8, H7, 2B1, 3B0, HR2, RBI6, TB14, BB6, SO11, SB1, AVG0.163, OBP0.28, SLG0.326, OPS0.606, WAR0).
Arizona Diamondbacks lost five of their last six games and it’s time for them to make a change. In the last three games, the Diamondbacks have scored just four runs from the late. Arizona has Ketel Marte as their leading hitter with two RBIs and 12 hits. Following Marte are Starling Marte and Christian Walker who hold a combination of eight RBIs and 20 hits. The Diamondbacks will turn in Robbie Ray as their starting pitcher in this game. Ray is holding a 0-2 record on the season with an ERA of 8.64.
Players to watch: K. Marte 2B (GP11, AB42, R4, H12, 2B3, 3B0, HR1, RBI2, TB18, BB2, SO6, SB0, AVG0.286, OBP0.311, SLG0.429, OPS0.74, WAR0), E. Escobar 3B (GP11, AB40, R4, H6, 2B0, 3B1, HR0, RBI4, TB8, BB3, SO13, SB0, AVG0.15, OBP0.209, SLG0.2, OPS0.409, WAR0).
Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Houston’s last 18 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona’s last 10 games.
Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Picks
Arizona Diamondbacks are still no match for the Astros and this might be their trouble for this entire series. The mlb lines are clearly in support of Houston to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Houston Astros 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 2.