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MLB Odds with Pick - Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros

The Cleveland Indians pay a visit to Houston on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Astros bats in baseball betting action at Minute Maid Park.

Houston sends Doug Fister out against Danny Salazar for the Cleveland Indians in this game. Fister is 3-3 with a 4.54 ERA on the season, while Salazar is 3-2 on the year and has a 1.91 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Houston Astros as 102 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.7-3.5 result in favor of the Indians. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

13-21 Houston battles the Indians, currently with a 16-14 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Cleveland injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 16-ranked Houston Astros and the No. 5-rated Cleveland Indians in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Houston Astros No. 20-ranked scoring average of 4.09 runs per game, against a Cleveland Indians offense rated No. 16 and scoring 4.3 runs per game. The Astros have averaged 7.56 hits per game to date this season, less than the Indians hitters have managed (8.23 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Houston has the No. 20-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Indians own the No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

T Bauer silenced the Astros bats in a 4-0 victory last time out versus Houston at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Houston's last 16 games when playing Cleveland
  • Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Cleveland
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 9 games when playing at home against Cleveland

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland home to Minnesota, Friday, May 13th
Houston at Boston, Thursday, May 12th

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