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Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles

The fans at Camden Yards will be treated to a game between the Houston Astros and the Baltimore Orioles when they take their seats on Wednesday.

The Astros will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Erik Bedard in this game. Bedard has a 3-8 record and a 4.49 ERA this season.

Bedard's opponent in this one will be Miguel Gonzalez. The Orioles righthander has a 3.69 ERA to go along with a 8-4 record this season.

The Astros were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Orioles. That made winners of bettors who got Baltimore at -240 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Houston has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Houston: 35-70 SU
Baltimore: 59-48 SU

Houston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Baltimore is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
Baltimore is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games
Baltimore is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
Baltimore home to Houston, Thursday, August 1