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|Houston Astros vs. Cleveland Indians|
The Houston Astros and the Cleveland Indians will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Progressive Field.
Lefthander Dallas Keuchel will take the mound for the Astros to start this game. Keuchel is 6-7 this season with a 4.89 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Ubaldo Jimenez who starts for the Indians. Righthander Jimenez is 12-9 with a 3.49 ERA so far this season.The Astros were a 6-5 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -147 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Cleveland lost its last outing, a 7-2 result against the Royals on September 18. Bettors who backed the Royals at -101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Current streak:
Houston has lost 5 straight games.
Houston: 51-101 SU
Cleveland: 82-70 SU
Houston most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Cleveland home to Houston, Friday, September 20