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MLB Betting Line Favors the Cleveland Indians over the Houston Astros

MLB wagering interest swings to the Houston Astros vs Cleveland Indians battle on Wednesday at Progressive Field as the Indians try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

For the Cleveland Indians, Trevor Bauer gets the ball, charged with keeping the Houston Astros hitters off the base paths. He'll face Dan Straily, 0-0 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Houston Astros listed as underdogs of 135 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.3-3 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.

Houston Astros vs Cleveland Indians Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians bring a 39-44 record to the battle against the 49-37 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Houston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 21 (Cleveland Indians) and the No. 5 (Houston Astros) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Cleveland Indians and its No. 18-rated batting order, averaging 3.99 runs per nine innings, against the No. 5 line up of the Houston Astros at 4.51 runs per outing.

Cleveland owns the No. 18 defense, allowing 3.99 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 10-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

C Kluber shut down the Astros in their last game, striking out 7 in a 2-0 shutout over Houston in baseball action at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games when playing Cleveland
  • Cleveland is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games at home
  • Cleveland is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Cleveland, Thursday, July 9th