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|Cleveland Indians vs. Houston Astros|
The Cleveland Indians and the Houston Astros will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Minute Maid Park.
The Indians will give the ball to starter Brett Myers in this one. Righthander Myers is 0-2 this season with a 7.36 ERA.
Myers's opponent in this one will be Lucas Harrell. The Astros righthander has a 5.63 ERA to go along with a 0-2 record this season.Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 6-3 loser as they battled the Red Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -122 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Astros were a 7-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -187 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. Current streak:
Cleveland has lost 4 straight games.
Houston has lost 5 straight games.
Cleveland: 5-9 SU
Houston: 4-11 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Houston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 2-8
After a loss are 1-9
A few trends to consider:
Houston home to Cleveland, Saturday, April 20