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The Houston Astros and the Cleveland Indians will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Progressive Field.
Righthander Paul Clemens will take the mound for the Astros to start this game. Clemens is 0-1 this season with a 3.24 ERA.
Starting this game for the Indians will be Scott Kazmir. The lefthander has a 4.34 ERA to go along with a 8-9 record this season.
The Astros were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at -205 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Houston has lost 7 straight games.
Cleveland has won 2 straight games.
Houston: 51-103 SU
Cleveland: 84-70 SU
Houston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
Houston is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
Cleveland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Cleveland home to Houston, Sunday, September 22