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Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08/06/2020 MLB Tips, Analysis and Baseball Odds

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Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08-06-2020 MLB Tips Analysis and Baseball Odds

Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08/06/2020 –Houston Astros and Arizona Diamondbacks will conclude with their final game of a three-game series that is all set to take place at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. The Astros declined in their second game against the Diamondbacks and are now holding a 6-5 record. Houston is sitting at the second spot in the AL West and is two games behind Oakland Athletics. Arizona Diamondbacks made a decent comeback but they are still sitting at the bottom of the NL West with a 4-8 record on the season. The baseball betting previews and predictions are out as these teams clash in an interesting game.

Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks 08/06/2020

When: Thursday, August 6, 7:07 PM ET
Where: Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona
TV: FOX
Stream: SofaScore

Houston Astros

Houston Astros were smashed by the Arizona Diamondbacks in their last game when they scored seven and surrendered 14 in return. The Astros struggled from the mound and squandered their 4-0 lead in the fifth and sixth inning. Houston smashed four runs at the bottom of the fourth, but they were unable to control the Diamondbacks from scoring. Starting pitcher Lance McCullers struggled as he gave up eight runs in a span of just three-plus innings. Houston will turn in Brandon Bielak as their starting pitcher in this game. Bielak will make his first career appearance as a starter.

Players to watch: J. Altuve 2B (GP11, AB48, R8, H7, 2B1, 3B0, HR2, RBI6, TB14, BB6, SO13, SB1, AVG0.146, OBP0.255, SLG0.292, OPS0.546, WAR0), A. Bregman 3B (GP11, AB47, R6, H10, 2B3, 3B0, HR2, RBI7, TB19, BB6, SO7, SB0, AVG0.213, OBP0.315, SLG0.404, OPS0.719, WAR0).

Arizona Diamondbacks

Arizona Diamondbacks have a long way to get to the top, but they showed no mercy against Houston last night. The Diamondbacks had Ketel Marte go three for five with one RBI and two Runs. A two-run homer came off the plate from Kole Calhoun along with two runs and three RBIs. Robbie Ray progressed after he surrendered six runs in a span of five innings. Arizona will turn in Zac Gallen as their starting pitcher in this game. Gallen held a 1-3 record last season with an ERA of 2.72.

Players to watch: K. Marte 2B (GP12, AB47, R6, H15, 2B4, 3B0, HR1, RBI3, TB22, BB2, SO6, SB0, AVG0.319, OBP0.34, SLG0.468, OPS0.808, WAR0), E. Escobar 3B (GP12, AB44, R6, H7, 2B0, 3B1, HR1, RBI6, TB12, BB3, SO13, SB0, AVG0.159, OBP0.229, SLG0.273, OPS0.502, WAR0).

Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Numbers

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Houston Astros

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games.
Houston is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston’s last 9 games this season.
Houston is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the National League West Division division.

Arizona Diamondbacks

Arizona is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona’s last 5 games against Houston.
Arizona is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Arizona is 4-8 SU in their last 12 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona’s last 5 games against an opponent in the American League.

Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Picks

Houston had an unexpected defeat last game and they will not repeat the same. The Astros are keen on getting past the Athletics in their division. Arizona will be a neat chance to win this series. The baseball betting odds are slanting towards the Astros in this game. 

Score Prediction: Houston Astros 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 2.