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(72-45) Houston Astros vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (65-52)
Date: Monday, August 14, 2017
Time: 9:40 PM ET
Venue: Chase Field, Phoenix Arizona
Projected Pitchers: Collin McHugh vs. Zack Greinke
MLB Moneyline Odds: Diamondbacks -150 Astros +140
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Diamondbacks -1.5 +140 Astros +1.5 -150
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: ov 9 -110 un 9 -110
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The Astros finally got a much needed win yesterday, 2-1 over the Rangers. Dallas Keuchel was lights out for the Astros. He pitched 6.2 innings, allowing six hits, one run, three walks and seven strikeouts in the win. The Astros are hopeful he continues to get stronger as the the season progresses. Houston picked up reliever Tyler Clippard to give the bullpen more depth. Clippard has not been good this year.
Collin McHugh (0-1, 5.32 ERA) will give it a spin tonight against the Diamondbacks. McHugh has made three road starts this season. He is 0-1 with a 6.75 ERA in those starts. Opponents have averaged .279 against McHugh in road starts this season. He has not faced Arizona this year.
Arizona has played two of the best teams in the NL in consecutive three game sets. Yesterday, the Cubs got the three game series win against the Diamondbacks and game three win, 7-2. Arizona needs to improve against postseason contenders in order to made a deep postseason run. The schedule won’t get easier, as the Astros come town.
Zack Greinke (13-5, 3.14 ERA) will make his first start of the year against the Astros. He has pitched well against Houston for his career. He is 5-2 with a 2.66 ERA in eight starts against the Astros . Greinke has pitched solid at home. He is 10-1 with a 2.52 ERA in 13 starts this season at home. Opposing hitters are averaging .190 against him at Minute Maid Park this year.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- HOU are 9-2 in their last 11 Mon. games.
- Under is 18-7-1 in HOU last 26 Mon. games.
- HOU are 36-15 in their last 51 interleague games.
- ARI are 13-4 in Greinkes last 17 starts.
- ARI are 13-4 in Greinkes last 17 starts on grass.
- ARI are 16-5 in Greinkes last 21 home starts.
- HOU are 7-2 in the last 9 meetings.
Free Houston Astros vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Prediction:
I can’t trust the way the Astros have been playing lately, and the pitching matchup favors the Diamondbacks. Greinke has been one of the best in the league in home starts this year. Take Arizona at home.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: UNDER the Number
Expect the Diamondbacks to put up some runs and the Astros to struggle doing so today against Greinke at home. Take the under.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Arizona 5 – Astros 2
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