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Houston Astros Favored by -125 Against Cleveland Indians on Saturday

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Houston and Cleveland on Saturday, with the host Astros trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Mike Clevinger, with a record of 1-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Cleveland Indians, while the Houston Astros trot Mike Fiers to the mound in this one. He is 1-1 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Houston Astros as -125 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.6-3.9 result in favor of the Astros. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Astros sport a record of 29-13 heading into this matchup, while the Cleveland Indians sit at 21-19 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Cleveland injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 1-ranked Houston Astros and the No. 16-rated Cleveland Indians in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Houston Astros No. 4-ranked scoring average of 5.1 runs per game, against a Cleveland Indians offense rated No. 21 and scoring 4.32 runs per game. The Astros have averaged 9.29 hits per game to date this season, more than the Indians hitters have managed (7.97 per nine innings).

Defensively, Cleveland features the No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.68 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 18 at home, scoring 4.43 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Indians grabbed a win last time out, defeating C Morton and the Astros 5-3 on Friday at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 5-18 ATS in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Houston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Houston, Sunday, May 21st