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MLB Betting Line Favors the Cleveland Indians over the Houston Astros

The Cleveland Indians will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Houston Astros invade Progressive Field on Tuesday.

Vincent Velasquez, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Houston Astros, while the Cleveland Indians trot Corey Kluber to the mound in this one. He is 3-9 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Houston Astros were 178 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.3-3.2 victory for the Astros. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Cleveland Indians Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians sport a record of 38-44 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 49-36 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Cleveland Indians at No. 21 and the Houston Astros at No. 5 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Cleveland Indians and its No. 18-rated batting order, averaging 4.01 runs per nine innings, against the No. 3 line up of the Houston Astros at 4.56 runs per outing.

Houston brings the No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Indians's No. 18-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston got the job done in their last match in a 9-4 victory over Cleveland on Monday at Progressive Field behind starter D Keuchel.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 8 games
  • Cleveland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games at home
  • Cleveland is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Cleveland, Wednesday, July 8th