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The Houston Astros will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Tuesday when they take on the Cincinnati Reds at Minute Maid Park.
Mike Leake will be the starting pitcher for the Reds on this day. Righthander Leake is 13-6 this season with a 3.35 ERA.
Starting this game for the Astros will be Jordan Lyles. The righthander has a 4.88 ERA to go along with a 7-7 record this season.
Cincinnati won its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Astros on September 16. Bettors who backed the Reds at -178 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Houston has lost 3 straight games.
Cincinnati: 85-66 SU
Houston: 51-99 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Houston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Cincinnati are 2-8
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games on the road
Cincinnati is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Houston is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games when playing Cincinnati
Houston is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games at home
Houston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Houston home to Cincinnati, Wednesday, September 18