Houston Astros vs Cleveland Indians 07/02/2021 MLB Baseball, Tips and Forecast
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Houston Astros vs Cleveland Indians 07/02/2021 – The Houston Astros will enter their second game against the Cleveland Indians from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Astros finally broke their losing streak and they look forward to continuing their success. Cleveland Indians will enter this game riding a two-game losing streak and they look forward to making up for their loss. The Astros remain at the top of the AL West Division play while the Indians hold the second spot in the AL Central. The top baseball bookmaker odds have predicted the Astros to win this game once again.
Houston Astros vs Cleveland Indians 07/02/2021
Houston Astros dropped 33 games this season but managed to win 49. The Astros hold the third-best record in the majors. Last night, they smashed seven runs from the plate and restricted the Indians to just two. Michael Brantley is the leader in batting with an average of .340. Jose Altuve is the home run leader with 17 while Yuli Gurriel is the RBI leader with 52. Lance McCullers will be sent to the mound in this game as their starter. The righty is holding a 5-1 record on the season with an ERA of 2.94.
Players to watch: C. Correa SS (GP 76, AB 284, R 58, H 84, 2B 19, 3B 0, HR 15, RBI 49, TB 148, BB 45, SO 56, SB 0, AVG 0.296, OBP 0.395, SLG 0.521, OPS 0.916, WAR 4), J. Altuve 2B (GP 69, AB 279, R 59, H 80, 2B 9, 3B 0, HR 17, RBI 43, TB 140, BB 40, SO 50, SB 3, AVG 0.287, OBP 0.373, SLG 0.502, OPS 0.875, WAR 3).
The Indians are coming into this game holding a 42-36 record on the season. Cleveland is six games behind the White Sox and are six-plus games ahead of the Tigers. Amed Rosario is the leader in batting with an average of .270. The home run leader with 18 and RBI leader with 50 is Jose Ramirez. San Hentges will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 1-2 record on the season with an ERA of 7.32.
Players to watch: C. Hernandez 2B (GP 75, AB 294, R 47, H 65, 2B 11, 3B 2, HR 12, RBI 30, TB 116, BB 31, SO 71, SB 0, AVG 0.221, OBP 0.299, SLG 0.395, OPS 0.693, WAR 0), E. Rosario LF (GP 74, AB 273, R 26, H 68, 2B 13, 3B 1, HR 6, RBI 45, TB 101, BB 17, SO 46, SB 9, AVG 0.249, OBP 0.293, SLG 0.37, OPS 0.662, WAR 0.1).
Houston Astros vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Houston’s last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 6 games.
Houston Astros vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
The Astros have the top MLB betting site in their favor to win this game and cover the spread. Houston has a strong batting unit with a decent pitcher on the mound. Back the Astros to win.
Score Prediction: Astros 7, Indians 3.