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Astros visit Cleveland Indians in MLB clash

Houston AstrosCleveland Indians
Sep 21, 6:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Houston Astros vs Cleveland Indians Odds

51-103TEAM RECORD84-70

The Cleveland Indians look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Astros arrive at Progressive Field on Saturday.

For the Indians, Scott Kazmir gets the ball, charged with keeping the Astros hitters off the base paths. He'll face Paul Clemens, 0-1 on the year.

View Houston vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Indians were listed as -260 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at $BOL-LINK$, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8.5 earlier at $TOPBET-LINK$.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Indians, most recently No. 6 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Astros, who rate an American League No. 14 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland's No. 6 ranked American League offense (4.5 runs per game) against a Astros defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 15 in the American League at 5.2 runs allowed per game. The Indians have been averaging 8.5 hits per game, more than the Astros have managed so far this season (8.2 hits on average).

Houston brings the American League's No. 15-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Indians' league No. 7-ranked defense.

The Astros were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at -205 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Astros endured a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Indians on Friday, with Brett Oberholtzer throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at Progressive Field.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Astros at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
Houston is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
Cleveland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Houston at Cleveland, Sunday, September 22

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